Visiting Eltham Cemetery

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Vehicle access is available weekdays from 7:30am to 4pm, and weekends from 10am to 4pm via entrances on Mount Pleasant Road and Metery Road.

Vehicle access is not available on public holidays that occur on a weekday, with exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day where vehicle access is available between 10am and 4pm.

Funeral corteges should use the Mount Pleasant Road entry, where they will be met by Cemetery staff for further directions.

Pedestrian Access

Pedestrian access is available 24 hours via the Mount Pleasant Road and Metery Road entrances.

Public Transport

The Eltham Town bus service (Route 582) operates from Eltham Train Station and stops opposite the Mount Pleasant road entrance. It is approximately a 6 minute journey.

Buses on routes 901, 902 and 513 stop at the intersection of Main Road and Mount Pleasant Road. It is approximately a 10 minute uphill walk to the Cemetery from the intersection.

Code Red

The Eltham Cemetery Trust does not perform funerals or interment proceedings on any day declared ‘Code Red’ by the Emergency Management Commissioner and the Cemetery will be inaccessible by vehicle.

The Code Red designation represents the worst case scenario conditions for a bushfire (including grass fires).

If a funeral or interment has been arranged to occur on a declared Code Red day or in extreme weather conditions, alternative arrangements will need to be made.

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