For regular updates on COVID-19, please refer to the Department of Health and Human Services website or freecall 1800 675 398.

18 February 2021

From 11:59pm on 17 February 2021, 5 day “circuit breaker” actions were eased.

  • Funerals and interment services held at the Eltham Cemetery are not subject to restriction or attendance limitations.

    We recommend that you consult with the family of the deceased or funeral director if you are wishing to attend a funeral or interment service. Those attending will be asked to provide their name and contact information, in accordance with directives from the Department of Health

  • Social distancing protocols must continue to be observed. In the event that you are unable to safely social distance, please wear a face mask.

  • Gatherings within the cemetery (as a public space), for purposes other than a funeral or interment service, allow a maximum of 100 people.

When on the grounds, please respect any instructions provided by funeral directors and cemetery staff. 

Please remember to continue to:

  • carry a fitted face mask in the event that social distancing cannot be achieved

  • practice good hygiene by regularly washing and/or sanitising your hands