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Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW

List of Crown cemetery operators

Crown cemetery operators, appointed and regulated under the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2013 and accountable to CCNSW, operate many facilities across Sydney. There are five large Crown cemetery operators operating in Greater Metropolitan Sydney.

Name Managed by Locations
Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust Catholic Cemeteries Board, Chaired by the Hon Greg Smith SC
  • Kemps Creek Memorial Park
  • Liverpool Cemetery and Crematoria
  • Rookwood Catholic Cemetery
  • Western Sydney Crematorium
Rookwood General Cemeteries Reserve Land Manager Administrator, Ms Lee Shearer who commenced in this role on 28 May 2021
  • Rookwood Cemetery
Rookwood Necropolis Land Manager Administrator, Ms Lee Shearer who commenced in this role on 28 May 2021
  • Rookwood Cemetery
Northern Metropolitan Cemeteries Land Manager Administrator, Ms Lee Shearer who commenced in this role on 28 May 2021
  • Field of Mars Cemetery
  • Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery
  • Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery
  • Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium
  • Sandgate Cemetery
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Land Manager Administrator, Ms Lee Shearer who commenced in this role on 28 May 2021
  • Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
  • Woronora Memorial Park

There are many additional operators responsible for the management of cemeteries on Crown land across NSW, including smaller Crown cemetery operators and local government councils, which are listed in the CCNSW Cemeteries and Crematoria Register.