Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW

Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW (CCNSW) is a statutory agency supporting and regulating the interment industry, assessing interment needs and developing planning strategies for cemetery space. CCNSW also provides information to the public.

CCNSW was created in 2014 under the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013.

Customer Service Standards

Our Customer Service Standards outline our vision, purpose, priorities and standards.

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    Structure & governance

    Find out about CCNSW.

  2. Planning for burial, cremation and ways to remember life

    Considering your options and communicating your wishes to family and friends is important. This research, factsheets and checklist will help you get started.

  3. Review of NSW Cemeteries and Crematoria Act

    The NSW Government is commencing a statutory review of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013.

  4. Cemetery Land Use - Contribution to Environmental and Heritage values

    View the report prepared for CCNSW to review the role cemeteries play in the management and preservation of environmental and heritage values.

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    A new interment rights system in NSW

    The new interment rights system commenced in June 2018 with a 12 month transition period.

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    Our current register will help you find cemeteries and crematoria across NSW.

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    Planning & reporting

    Plans and reports about NSW cemeteries and crematoria.

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    Publications and Media

    For lists of publications, eNews and Media by CCNSW.

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    Contact & complaints

    We are committed to promptly addressing and resolving complaints concerning cemeteries, crematoria, or our service.