Cemetery services review

MidCoast Council

Give your feedback to help prepare a Cemetery Strategy, policy and guidelines.

MidCoast Council manages 34 cemeteries across the region. It’s important to plan to meet future demand from a growing and ageing population.

The strategy will ensure cemetery operations meet changing NSW regulatory requirements and will provide consistency across the Manning, Great Lakes and Gloucester areas.

Council has engaged Locale Consulting to undertake the project on its behalf. Locale has significant experience in cemetery planning projects.

The consultation will consider a range of issues and opportunities. Site-specific constraints, maintenance needs, fees and charges, burial and memorial options will be considered.

To provide feedback on these issues, complete Locale’s community survey at Cemeteries Strategy | Have Your Say (nsw.gov.au)

Locale will also meet with interest groups to better understand the issues and opportunities that exist. These include industry groups, the National Trust, Heritage and cemetery groups, Council staff and committees.

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