Altona Memorial Park - BURIAL

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Altona Memorial Park incorporating Williamstown Cemetery
                                                            Y                                    Altona Memorial Park Trust administers Altona Memorial Park in Dohertys Road, Altona North
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                                          TO                                                     and the Williamstown Cemetery in Champion Road, Williamstown. It is the largest cemetery and
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                          tg                                                                     administered in accordance with the state government Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003.
                                          mp                                                     Both cemeteries are on Crown Land and are easily reached by public transport.
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       Pr                                                                                        To arrange burial please speak to your funeral director. You can also state in your Will that you
                                                                                                 wish to be buried. Grave positions can also be prepaid by contacting Altona Memorial Park.
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                                                                                                 before placement to ensure conformance with requirements. There are restrictions on what flowers,
                                                                                                 ornaments and decorations can be placed on graves and memorialisation sites – a Flower and

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                                                                                                 Ornament Guidelines brochure is available.
        Westgate Fw y                                               TO C                         Cremated remains can be placed in existing family graves or in the memorial gardens situated
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                                                                                                 A standard grave accommodates two interments and up to four sets of cremated remains. As it is
                          Mason S                                                                a lawn cemetery memorial plaques are placed as close as possible to ground level. In newer lawn
                                                               Train Station                     sections memorial position plaques are placed on pre-existing concrete beams that are at ground
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   Mausoleum                                        on                   North                   Lawn Cemetery where plaques are also set as close as possible to ground level.
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                                                                                                 Concrete-lined graves (vaults) are also available with these having provision for up to two coffins.
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                                                                                                 Dohertys Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025             please contact Altona Memorial Park
Burial                                                                                           Telephone (03) 9362 6600 Facsimile (03) 9362 6699      Williamstown Cemetery,
                                                                                                 Email                         Champion Road, Williamstown
                                                                                                 Office hours Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm         Gates open every day
Memorialisation                                                                                  Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm.                            Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm
Chapels                                                                                          Closed Sundays and all Public Holidays except Easter   Weekends and Public Holidays 9.00am to 5.00pm
                                                                                                 Saturday, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.               Williamstown Mausoleum open every day
Williamstown Mausoleum
                                                                                                 Gates open every day 8.00am to 6.00pm                  8.00am to 5.30pm
Visiting                                                                                         Daylight saving hours 8.00am to 7.00pm