Council Cemeteries

Overview

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Wingecarribee Council maintain and care for cemeteries across the Shire. 

Council provides eight cemeteries across the shire that are fully operational and provide a range of bereavement services for the Wingecarribee community.

Wingecarribee cemeteries are located in a variety of locations form natural bushland to open farmland and all offer tranquil settings to commemorate and celebrate the life of your loved ones.

Cemeteries are also an important source of local history and are of great heritage significance to present and future generations. A number of other cemeteries are considered historic or closed cemeteries.

Bushfire Danger Rating Status

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Penrose Cemetery, Welby Cemetery, Robertson Cemetery, Bundanoon Cemetery, and Berrima Cemetery.

These cemeteries may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic
  • Berrima Cemetery
  • Bundanoon Cemetery
  • Penrose Cemetery
  • Robertson Cemetery
  • Welby Cemetery

     

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.

Balmoral Cemetery

Bolans Road, Balmoral

Berrima General Cemetery

Berrima Cemetery is located at 583 Berrima Road, Berrima NSW 2577.

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Berrima Cemetery, which means the cemetery may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Berrima Cemetery Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic

 Berrima Cemetery

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.


Bowral General Cemetery

109 Kangaloon Road, Bowral NSW 2576

Bundanoon General Cemetery

Bundanoon General Cemetery is located at Ferndale Road, Bundanoon NSW 2578.

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Bundanoon Cemetery, which means the cemetery may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Bundanoon Cemetery Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic

 Bundanoon Cemetery

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.


Burradoo Wesleyan/Methodist Cemetery

Closed, ash placements only.

Burradoo Rd, Burradoo NSW 2576 

Burrawang Cemetery

Church St, Burrawang NSW 2577

East Kangaloon Cemetery

Kangaloon Rd, East Kangaloon NSW 2576

Glenquarry Cemetery

Closed, ash placements only.

Tourist Road, Glenquarry NSW 2577

Moss Vale General Cemetery

75 Berrima Road, Moss Vale NSW 2577

Myra Vale Cemetery

Existing rights only/ash placements.

Myra Vale Road, Wildes Meadow NSW 2577

Penrose General Cemetery

Penrose Cemetery is located at Victoria Street, Penrose NSW 2577.

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Penrose Cemetery, which means the cemetery may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Penrose Cemetery Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic

 Penrose Cemetery

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.

 

Robertson General Cemetery

151 Missingham Parade, Robertson NSW 2577

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Robertson Cemetery, which means the cemetery may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Robertson Cemetery Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic

 Robertson Cemetery

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.

Rowe’s Hill Anglican Cemetery

Existing rights only/ash placements.

869 Old South Road, Mittagong NSW 2575

Welby General Cemetery

Welby Cemetery is located at 50 Meranie St, Welby NSW 2575.

There are bushfire mitigation measures and closure triggers in place for Welby Cemetery, which means the cemetery may be closed depending on the current bushfire danger rating from the Rural Fire Service for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven district. Please refer to the RFS website for the current fire danger rating.

Please note that the rating below overrides any general facility opening status shown elsewhere.

Welby Cemetery Facility Closure Rating
Asset Moderate  High   Extreme  Catastrophic

 Welby Cemetery

Open Caution  

Mitigation actions are required:

1. Hold over the burial where possible.

2. Relocate graveside services to alternative venues.

3. Limit the number of people at a burial.

4. Undertake activities in the early morning.

 

Closed:

Hold over burials.

 

Map of Council Managed Public Cemeteries 

Wingecarribee Shire Council manages the following public cemeteries:

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Wingecarribee Cemeteries Information Sheet

The Cemeteries Information Sheet outlines the terms of management for all Wingecarribee Shire Council public cemeteries, as well as fees and charges.

This information is for:

  • People who intend to or have purchased a right of burial or interment of ashes
  • Funeral directors and other professional people involved with the use of the cemetery 

The Information Sheet also ensures that the conduct of cemetery visitors is in accordance with reasonable and practical standards. 

Cemeteries Information Sheet 2022-2023(PDF, 736KB)

Wingecarribee Shire Cemetery Policy

Please find below information relating to our Cemetery Policy:

Cemetery Policy

Further Information

For further information on availability, pre-need reservations, placement of ashes, or memorialisation options, please contact Council on;

Telephone: 02 4868 0888