Planning and reporting

Reports

Reporting requirements

Cemetery and crematoria managers are required to report on their operations under Part 5 of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013.

Part 5 details compliance and reporting obligations, including:

  • strategic plans
  • plans of management
  • annual reports and performance information.

Changes to reporting for council operators

Crown cemeteries operated by local councils are currently not required to report under Part 5 of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013. This is for an interim period through to December 2020.

The CCNSW Board granted the exemption on the basis that local councils comply with separate and extensive reporting obligations under the Local Government Act 1993 and related legislation.

Exemption to local councils for reporting under Part 5 of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013

Crown cemeteries operated by local councils are currently not required to report under Part 5 of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013.

The CCNSW Board granted the exemption on the basis that local councils comply with separate and extensive reporting obligations under the Local Government Act 1993 and related legislation.

The CCNSW Board has determined to continue the exemption for a further period of 12 months for major metropolitan Council cemetery operators (to December 2021) and 24 months for Council cemetery operators in regional areas (to December 2022).