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16 July 2021

From 11:59pm Thursday 15 July 2021, restrictions have been reintroduced in Victoria

  • Funerals and interment services held at the Eltham Cemetery are restricted to a maximum of 10 mourners.
    • Those attending must register using the Service Victoria QR Code provided, including funeral directors and celebrants.
    • You must consult with the family or funeral director if you are wishing to attend a funeral or interment service to ensure that your attendance would be included within the cap.

  • The current restrictions include a 5km travel limit from your primary place of residence. This restriction may preclude you from visiting the cemetery during this time.

  • Face masks are required to be worn whenever outside your home, which includes during your time at the cemetery. 
  • Gatherings within the cemetery (as a public space), for purposes other than a funeral or interment service, are not permitted at this time.
  • If you are visiting the cemetery for the purpose of exercise, it should be only with members of your household or one other friend or family member. Please remember to be respectful of the space and those visiting loved ones.
  • Social distancing protocols must continue to be observed.
  • When on the grounds, please ensure you comply with any instructions provided by cemetery staff and funeral directors.

Thank you for doing your part to stop the spread.