Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW

View of cemetery and graves by the ocean.

Interment Industry Scheme

The Interment Industry Scheme, introducing a licensing framework for cemetery and crematorium operators, commenced on 14 October 2022. Read more about the scheme and access the Regulation, licence conditions, helpful fact sheets and other documents.

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.

  1. Narooma graveyard is an amazing artistic cemetery with very individual graves with to the sea and Glasshouse Rocks beach

    About us

    Find out about CCNSW.

  2. COVID-19

    COVID-19 fact sheet, exemption letter for travel to work and tracking spreadsheet documents available for download.

  3. View of cemetery and graves by the ocean.

    Interment Industry Scheme

    CCNSW consulted on a proposed Interment Industry Scheme to 31 July 2022. All feedback is now being considered before the Scheme is finalised.

  4. Review of C&C Act 2013

    The NSW Government conducted a statutory review of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013. The final report is now available.

  5. Planning for burial and cremation

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

  6. Environmental and Heritage values of Cemeteries

    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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    Interment rights 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.

  9. St Stephens Church, Newtown

    Planning and 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 and complaints

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