List of cemeteries in Australia
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New South Wales
- Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, (Sydney) - Incorporates Botany Cemetery, Eastern Suburbs Crematorium and Pioneer Park (where headstones from early Sydney burial grounds have been relocated).
- Field of Mars Cemetery, (Sydney) - Located in Ryde, it was proclaimed on 3 December 1887 and opened for burials in 1890. Famous interments include: H. H. Calvert (artist) and Rita Hunter (opera singer).
- Gore Hill cemetery, (Sydney) - Operated from 1864 to 1974.
- Rookwood Cemetery, (Sydney) - Proper name 'The Necropolis, Rookwood" at over 2.8 km2, reputedly the largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere if not the world, first used in 1867. More than 1,000,000 interments.
- Waverley Cemetery, (Sydney) - Opened in 1877. Dramatic location on picturesque coastal site, many local historical figures such as writer Henry Lawson. 50,000 allotments.
See also: Category:Burials at Waverley Cemetery, Category:Burials at Karrakatta Cemetery, Category:Burials at Toowong Cemetery and Category:Burials at Fremantle Cemetery
- Balmoral Cemetery, Brisbane -- also known as Bulimba Cemetery and (historically) Kangaroo Point Cemetery
- Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery
- Gympie Cemetery
- Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane
- Nudgee Cemetery
- Nundah Cemetery, Brisbane - Formerly known as German Station Cemetery
- Pinnaroo Cemetery and Crematorium, Brisbane
- South Brisbane Cemetery, Brisbane - also known as Dutton Park Cemetery
- Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane - Proper name "The Brisbane General Cemetery" the oldest existing and largest Brisbane cemetery. Opened in 1875. Resting place of author Steele Rudd.
- Alberton Cemetery, Alberton (Closed)
- Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena - Opened in 1936 during South Australia's centenary year.
- Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham
- Dudley Park Cemetery, Dudley Park
- Enfield Memorial Park, Enfield
- North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth
- Payneham Cemetery, Payneham South
- Smithfield Memorial Park, Evanston South
- West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide - South Australia's oldest public cemetery.
- Port Arthur, Tasmania - Island of the dead, Early convict graves, part of the old gaol and convict reform settlement.
- Fremantle Cemetery, (Perth) - Opened 1898 south of the Swan River and city of Perth -
- Karrakatta Cemetery, (Perth) - Opened in 1899 north of the Swan River and closest to the Perth city centre.
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