The Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit produces a regular newsletter for the cemetery sector. The newsletter contains information for cemetery trusts and other cemetery sector members.

2017 newsletters

Current issue:  Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 1, 2017

Topics in this issue:

  • Governance and operational training program
  • Developing a fraud and protected disclosure policy
  • Victorian protective dta security framework
  • Rights of interment purchased for a third party
  • Class A cemetery trust appointment process
  • Class cemetery trusts: absences and remuneration
  • Class B trusts – Representation of women
  • Leasing and licensing of cemetery land
  • Exhumation licence processing fee increase
  • Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit sector forum
  • Update of trust member and secretary contact details mail out
  • Abstract of accounts 2016-17
  • Consumer price index fee increase 2016-17
  • Grant program

Attachments to Edition 1, 2017 newsletter:

Attachment 1 – Fraud and corruption control framework

Attachment 2 – Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit sector forum overview

2016 newsletters

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 3, 2016

Attachments to Edition 3, 2016 newsletter:

Attachment 1 - Cemeteries Strategic Working Group

Attachment 2 - State-wide Strategic Plan - Terms of Reference

Attachment 3 - Fee model worksheet - sample

Attachment 4 - Fee model trust cost page - sample

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 2, 2016

Attachments to Edition 2, 2016 newsletter:

Attachment 1 - New performance support program for Class B cemetery trusts - Frequently asked questions

Attachment 2 - Governance and operational training - Workshop timetable 2016

Attachment 3 - Governance and operational training - Registration form

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 1, 2016

Attachments to Edition 1, 2016 Newsletter:

Attachment 1 – Quick guide to timeframes for applications

Attachment 2 – Victorian Government landholding policy and guidelines

Attachment 3 – Licensing and leasing cemetery land

Attachment 4 – VGSO Blog – lease vs licence – Part 1

Attachment 5 – VGSO Blog – lease vs licence – Part 2

2015 newsletters

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 2, 2015

Attachments to Edition 2, 2015 Newsletter:

Attachment 1 - Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulations 2015 regulation reference numbers

Attachment 2 - Map of the proposed Taungurung settlement area

Attachment 3 - Release of cremated human remains

Attachment 4 - Lift and re-position procedures (for the purpose of re-using a grave)

Attachment 5 - Governance Today - Governance and operational training program newsletter and workshop timetable

Attachment 6 - Governance Today - Class B cemetery trust registration form

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 1, 2015

Attachments to Edition 1, 2015 Newsletter:

Attachment 1 - PROV - Retention and disposal authority for cemetery and crematoria records

Attachment 2 - PROV - Fact sheet - Class B cemetery trusts - records required as State archives

Attachment 3 - Governance Today - current workshop calendar (April)

Attachment 4 - Governance Today - Class B cemetery trust registration form

2014 newsletters

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter – Edition 3 2014

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 2, 2014

Attachments  to Edition 2, 2014 Newsletter:

Attachment 1 - Ministerial Advisory Committee for Cemeteries and Crematoria update

Attachment 2 - Governance Today - Newsletter August 2014

Attachment 3 - Governance Today - Governance and Operational training Class B cemetery trust registration form

Attachment 4 - Cemetery trust and secretary update of contact details form

2013 newsletters

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 2, 2013

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 1, 2013

2012 newsletters

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 3, 2012

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 2, 2012

Cemeteries and Crematoria Regulation Unit newsletter - Edition 1, 2012