Beechworth Cemetery Trust
Beechworth Cemetery Memorial Section

Fees & Charges

The Beechworth Cemetery offers a range of options in regards to the interment, or future interment of the deceased, (i.e. burial in the Lawn or General Cemetery, double or single plot, ashes interment in the Memorial Wall or family grave following a cremation etc.). For those wishing to utilise the Cemetery facilities, a two page Fees Sheet is attached for public information.

Given the extensive nature of the fees structure, it is recommended that queries be directed to The Secretary who can assist and guide you in regards to making a suitable selection.

The fee structure can also be accessed on the Department of Health & Human Services website at www.health.vic.gov.au/cemeteries.

Download File2018-19 Beechworth Cemetery Fees & Charges


Reserving a Plot or Niche

Have you given any thought to reserving a plot or niche at the Beechworth Cemetery?

Plots and niches are available for reservation in the Beechworth lawn and general cemeteries for the interment of human remains. Please refer to the current Fee Structure for the costs associated with reserving a plot or niche. The reservation of a plot or niche is referred to as 'Right of Interment', as the Trust issue the person(s) who have reserved a plot or niche with a Right of Interment Deed (Certificate) when full payment and required documentation has been received.

If you are interested in reserving a plot or niche please contact the Beechworth Cemetery Trust Secretary.

If you wish to surrender your reserved plot or niche please contact the Beechworth Cemetery Trust. The Trust uses the recommended fee scale for surrender of a Right of Interment that is issued by the Department of Health and Human Services to determine the surrender value. 

For reservations in the Lawn Cemetery (headstone or desktop), the Beechworth Cemetery Trust requires the person(s) who is issued with the Right of Interment  to install a blank headstone or desktop within twelve (12) months of the date of the Right of Interment being issued.

If a reserved plot in the lawn cemetery is surrendered with a monument in place, the Beechworth Cemetery Trust will not be responsible for: