Only pre-purchased reservations and re-openings of an ordinary grave are
available at the Mundaring Cemetery (due to ground deficiency at the site).
Cemetery has burial plots available, although they cannot be reserved.
Cemetery is made up of several burial sections by religious
Catholic, Non-Conformist, Church
are arranged through a Funeral Director who contacts the Shire to
make the appropriate arrangements.
at Mundaring and Wooroloo take place between the hours of 10am and
2pm. An Application for Burial form will need to be submitted prior to the
bookings to hold a funeral shall be made with the Shire at least 24 hours prior to the time proposed for burial on the application,
otherwise an extra charge may be applied.
Shire can refuse the application if the specifications covered under section 20
or 21 of the Cemeteries Act are not structurally sound or are otherwise
inadequate or inappropriate, or on any other grounds.
a family or a Monumental Mason can construct monuments.
are only applicable if work is to be undertaken by a monumental mason, who
will be required to fill in the relevant licence application under
the Cemeteries Act 1986.
the family is undertaking the work then there is no fee. A written request is
required as well as a monumental application with attached detailed diagram of
what is proposed to be undertaken. The purpose of this is to ensure that the
structure will be safe and will not impede on other grave locations.
of Glass Domes and Vases
section 7.12 of the Cemeteries Local Law - A person shall not place
glass domes, vases or other grave ornaments, outside the perimeter of a grave in
the cemetery as defined in the plans kept and maintained under section 40 (2) of
Local Law section 7.8 no wooden fence, railing, cross or other wooden
construction shall be allowed on or around any grave, other than as a temporary
marker and with the prior approval of the Shire of Mundaring.
section 7.9 of the Cemeteries Local Law no trees or shrubs shall be planted on
any grave or within the cemetery except such as shall be approved by the CEO.
of Right of Burial
Means permission given by the local government for the right to use a specified
area of a cemetery for burial. This is to be accompanied by the set fee.