This guide provides a comprehensive list of Melbourne cemeteries which are currently in operation and which have not yet reached capacity. It outlines the main features of each cemetery, including burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site facilities.

Scroll down to read more about cemeteries in:

  1. Central Melbourne
  2. South-East Melbourne
  3. Melbourne’s South-Eastern Fringe
  4. Outer Eastern and Outer North-Eastern Melbourne
  5. North-East Melbourne
  6. Melbourne’s Inner-North
  7. South-West Melbourne
  8. Outer South-West Melbourne
  9. Western Melbourne

If you’re looking for more general information, including the price or cost of burial plots in Melbourne, see our guide to Finding a Cemetery in Australia, and our Guide to Burial Plots in Australia. For information on cremations, see our guide to Melbourne Crematoriums and Cremation Services.


1. Central Melbourne Cemeteries

Melbourne General Cemetery is located in central Melbourne. It has limited burial plots available for purchase but has a range of cremation memorial options.

Melbourne General Cemetery

  • Address: College Crescent, Parkville VIC 3052
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.mgc.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ Limited x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Melbourne General Cemetery
Melbourne General Cemetery

2. South-East Melbourne Cemeteries

There are a number of Melbourne cemeteries to choose from in the city’s south-eastern suburbs. Most of these cemeteries have burial plots available for sale, and a couple of the larger ones have an on-site crematorium.

Springvale Botanical Cemetery

  • Address: 600 Princes Highway, Springvale VIC 3171
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.sbc.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Boyd Chapel
  • Renowden Chapel
  • Blair Chapel
  • Wilson Chapel
  • Chapel of Eternal Rest
  • Centre for Care and Wellbeing
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  • Song He Yuan area designed in accordance with feng shui principles

For more information about Springvale Botanical Cemetery, including fees, see Springvale Cemetery – Key Details.

Bunurong Memorial Park

  • Address: 790 Frankston Dandenong Road, Dandenong South VIC 3175
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.bmp.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • The Resurrection of Saint Lazarus Greek Orthodox Church
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • Florist
  • N/A

Brighton General Cemetery

  • Address: Corner North Road and Hawthorn Road, Caulfield South VIC 3162
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.bgc.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Dandenong Community Cemetery

  • Address: Kirkham Road, Dandenong VIC 3175
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.dcc.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Cheltenham Memorial Park

  • Address: Wangara Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.cmp.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery

  • Address: Charman Road, Cheltenham VIC 3192
  • Operator: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
  • Website: www.cpc.smct.org.au

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ Limited x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Additional services can be arranged through Bunurong Memorial Park or Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Burwood Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
 for cremations only x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Springvale Botanical Cemetery

3. South-Eastern Fringe

Emerald Cemetery is located in the outer south-east of Melbourne. It has burial plots for sale and a rose garden for cremation memorials.

Emerald Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

4. Outer Eastern and Outer North-Eastern Melbourne Cemeteries

There are three cemeteries in Melbourne’s outer eastern and north-eastern suburbs. While two are smaller cemeteries with limited amenities, Lilydale Memorial Park has both burial and cremation memorial options, as well as on-site chapel and function facilities.

Lilydale Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Federation Chapel
  • Function room
  • N/A

Healesville Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Yarra Glen Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Yarra Glen Cemetery
Yarra Glen Cemetery

5. North-East Melbourne Cemeteries

There are 3 cemeteries in Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs, one of which has an on-site chapel.

Andersons Creek Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Preston Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Templestowe Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ cremation only x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Templestowe Chapel
  • Lounge
  • Cremations can be done via Lilydale Memorial Park

6. Inner-North Melbourne Cemeteries

There are 2 cemeteries in the inner-northern suburbs of Melbourne, both with burial plots for sale.

Fawkner Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • 3 non-denominational chapels
  • Function centre
  • Historic tea rooms
  • N/A

For more information about Fawkner Memorial Park, see Fawkner Memorial Park – Key Details.

Northern Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Use of chapels at Fawkner Memorial Park
  • Function centre
  • Cafe
  • N/A
Fawkner Memorial Park
Fawkner Memorial Park

7. South-West Melbourne Cemeteries

There are two cemeteries in Melbourne’s south-west with both burial and cremation memorial options available.

Altona Memorial Park

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • Chapel of Peace
  • Chapel of Repose
  • Function room
  • N/A

Williamstown Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

8. Outer South-West Melbourne Cemeteries

There are two Melbourne cemetery options in the outer south-west suburbs.

Truganina Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

Werribee Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
Werribee Cemetery
Werribee Cemetery

9. Western Melbourne Cemeteries

Keilor Cemetery in Melbourne’s western suburbs has burial plots available by registration of interest.

Keilor Cemetery

Cemetery options

Plots For Sale

Crematorium Mausoleum Wall Niche Rose Garden
✓ by registration x x x x

Facilities and services

Chapels Amenities Other Services
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A

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