Proposed changes to the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003
On 1 March 2021, the Cemeteries and Crematoria Amendment Bill 2021 was approved by Cabinet for introduction to Parliament. More information is available on the cemeteries legislation webpage.
Impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on cemetery trusts and funerals
This is a rapidly changing environment so please check the department's Coronavirus webpage
If you are concerned about a decision made by a cemetery trust, you should contact the trust directly to discuss the matter and seek a resolution.
If you cannot resolve a dispute with a cemetery trust, there are a number of other options to try including the Dispute Settlement Centre of and Victorian .
Complaints about funeral directors should be directed to Consumer Affairs .
The department investigates significant matters relating to cemetery trust governance and financial affairs such as fraud, misappropriation of trust funds and conflicts of interest.
Answers to questions asked by cemetery trust members.
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