Lake Inverell

Cemetery

Please visit Council’s Administration Centre (144 Otho Street, Inverell) to submit cemetery applications. Your application will be given a preliminary check for correct completion and a receipt will be issued for the payment of relevant fee/s.

There are two types of forms to consider when applying for cemetery applications, these are:

Cemetery Application Forms
Public Cemetery Application Form[178 Kb]
Interment of Cremated Ashes Application Form[91 Kb]

Please refer to the sections below for information and conditions relating to these relevant applications.

Public Cemetery Application

The Public Cemetery Application Form is to be used for the following application types:

  • Interment Applications
  • Reservation of Land Applications
  • Erection of Headstone Applications

Please refer to the below conditions to assist with the application process.

 

Interment Application conditions

To submit an Interment Application, the following is required:
  • A completed Public Cemetery Application Form (applicant’s signature is required).
  • Appropriate fees are to be paid in full at the time the application is lodged.
  • A copy of the ‘Medical Certificate of Cause of Death’ from the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registry

 

Reservation of Land Application conditions

To reserve land for Interment, the following is required:

  • A completed Public Cemetery Application Form for the ‘Reservation’ completed section (applicant’s signature is required).
  • Appropriate fees are to be paid in full at the time the application is lodged.
  • A ‘Right of Burial Certificate’ will then be issued and forwarded to you by post. This certificate will state details of the reserved grave site, such as row and grave number.

 

Erection of Headstone conditions

To apply for permission to erect a headstone, the following is required:

    • A completed Public Cemetery Application Form for the ‘Memorial’ section completed (applicant’s signature is required).
    • Appropriate fees are to be paid in full at the time the application is lodged details of the headstone, such as size and the material the headstone is made of, need to be provided with the application.
    • Consent to erect a headstone will be issued in writing and forwarded to you by post.

 

Interment of Cremated Ashes Application

The Interment of Cremated Ashes Application Form is to be used for the following:

  • Interment of Cremated Ashes Applications
  • Reserve a Niche for Interment of Cremated Ashes Applications

Please refer to the below conditions to assist with the application process.

 

Interment of Cremated Ashes conditions

To submit an Interment of Cremated Ashes Application, the following is required:

  • A completed Interment of Cremated Ashes Application Form with ‘Ashes/Memorial Information’ section completed (applicant’s signature is required).
  • The appropriate fees are to be paid in full at the time the application is lodged a copy of the ‘Medical Certificate of Cause of Death’ from the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registry is to be submitted with your application.

 

Reserve a Niche for Interment of Cremated Ashes conditions

To reserve a niche for Interment of Cremated Ashes, the following is required:

    • A completed Interment of Cremated Ashes Application Form with the ‘Reservation’ section completed (applicant’s signature is required).
    • Appropriate fees are to be paid in full at the time the application is lodged.
    • A ‘Right of Burial Certificate’ will then be issued and forwarded to you by post. This certificate will state details of the reserved niche, such as row and niche number.

Map of Inverell Cemetery

Locations of religions and divisions can be found within the Inverell Cemetery Map.

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Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Correspondence:
General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
Email: council@inverell.nsw.gov.au
ABN: 72 695 204 530

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