Coorong District Council response measures to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Residents who are experiencing financial hardship may seek assistance from Coorong District Council by entering into a long-term payment arrangement. Information is available on our Financial Hardship page.

Latest COVID-19 update issued 20th November. More information can be found here.

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Cemetery Burial Applications and Forms

Burials and Interments

Burials or interments in the Coorong District Council cemeteries require signed applications by persons who are authorised to exercise an Interment Right under the Burial and Cremations Act 2013.

Where no existing Interment Right has been taken a burial application must be accompanied with an Interment Right Application.

Interment Rights

Interment Rights can be applied for in advance or at the time of applying for a burial or interment.

Installation of Memorials

Installation of headstones at burial plots must be undertaken by a registered memorial masons and require an application to Council.

Installation and interment of ashes in columbariums are undertaken by Council staff and also require and application to Council. Columbarium memorial plaques sizes vary at each Council Cemetery, please refer to the Cemetery Checklist for sizes.

Fees and Charges

Fees and charges associated with burials and interments vary depending on the type of burial or interment. Please refer to the documents below or contact council if you are unsure what costs may be associated with your application.

NOTE - Where Memorial Masons are required to lift existing memorial slabs this may delay availability of the plot and associated fees will be on-charged to the applicant.