Review of NSW Cemeteries and Crematoria Act

In 2019-2020, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment commenced a statutory review of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013.

The Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013 commenced in 2014 to regulate the interment sector in NSW, the five-year statutory review is required under Section 144 of the Act.

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is coordinating the review which will be overseen by an inter-agency steering committee. The review will be led by industry experts Tim Scott and David Harley AM.

Tim Scott of Whitella Consulting has significant expertise in the cemetery and crematoria sector and David Harley has been a key advisor for the Government on the interment industry.

Refer to the Terms of Reference for further information about the review.


Contact details:

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Karin Bishop, Director, Cabinet & Partnerships, Office of the Group Deputy Secretary

Phone: 1300 886 235

Address: Locked Bag 5022, Parramatta NSW 2124