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Note:
Due to the development of the cremation service in Australia it is becoming increasingly difficult for Australia to provide up-to-date information concerning the number of crematoria and their locations. These details represent the most accurate and latest that we have been able to obtain.
  • Number of crematoria: 74 (1998)
    (ACCA members)
  • Australian Capital Territory: 1
    1. Norwood Park
  • New South Wales: 28
    1. Albury, Armidale
    2. Botany (Eastern Suburbs)
    3. Canobolas, Castlebrook, Coffs Harbour (2)
    4. Dareton, Dubbo (2)
    5. Forest Lawn
    6. Inverell
    7. Leura, Lincoln Grove, Lismore
    8. Newcastle, Northern Suburbs
    9. Palmdale, Pinegrove, Port Macquarrie
    10. Rookwood
    11. Shoalhaven
    12. Taree, Tweed Heads
    13. Wagga Wagga, Wollongong (2), Woronora
  • Northern Territory: 1
    1. Darwin
  • Queensland: 20
    1. Albany Creek, Allambe Gardens
    2. Buderim, Bundaberg
    3. Caboolture, Cairns, Caloundra
    4. Goodna, Gympie
    5. Hervey Bay
    6. Laidley, Logan City (Carbrook)
    7. Mackay, Maryborough, Mt Thompson
    8. Noosa
    9. Rockhampton
    10. Stapylton
    11. Toowoomba, Townsville
  • South Australia: 6
    1. Centennial Park
    2. Enfield
    3. Gawler
    4. Mount Gambier
    5. Port Lincoln
    6. Whyalla
  • Tasmania: 3
    1. Carr Villa
    2. Hobart
    3. Ulverstone
  • Victoria: 9
    1. Altona
    2. Ballarat, Bendigo, Bunurong
    3. Fawkner
    4. Geelong
    5. Lilydale
    6. Springvale
    7. Traralgon
  • Western Australia: 6
    1. Albany
    2. Bunbury
    3. Fremantle
    4. Geraldton
    5. Kalgoorlie, Karrakatta

Statistics of Cremations

  Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
1998 68,689 127,202 54.00
Cremation Organisation
Australasian Cemeteries & Crematoria Association
177 Barklay Street
Brunswick 3056
Australia
President:
James McKay
Secretary
Robyn Smith
Treasurer
David Beames
Date of foundation
1986
Number of Members:
180
Name of journal:
ACCA News
Date of foundation:
1991
Published:
quarterly
Circulation:
600
Editor:
Robyn Smith