Cemeteries & crematoria

Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW (CCNSW) is a statutory agency supporting and regulating the interment industry, assessing interment needs and developing planning strategies for cemetery space. We also provide 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.

Advice to operators

For information on the sale of inactive or full capacity cemeteries, read the Advisory Note on the sale of closed cemeteries.

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    Interment industry

    Over 230 cemetery and crematorium operators provide interment services across NSW.

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    Locations

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

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    Structure & governance

    Find out how and who the CCNSW govern.

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    Planning & reporting

    Plans and reports about NSW cemeteries and crematorias.

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    Contact & complaints

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