Introducing Yaugher Cemetery, Forrest

Geelong Cemeteries Trust is pleased to welcome Yaugher Cemetery to the Trust. Yaugher Cemetery is located near Forrest, Victoria, and has been….

‘Geelong’s Past, Today’s Voices’ Podcast – Geelong Senior’s Festival

Geelong Cemeteries Trust and its History Alive! partner ….

A guest blog about grief by Jo Betz


Dying To Know Day with Anam Cara House Colac

Geelong Cemeteries Trust and Anam Cara House Colac were featured on OCR FM- 98.3/ 88.7 last month to discuss annual ….

Regional Victoria returns to Stage Three Restrictions

While the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis are continually evolving, our commitment to servicing our communities continues as much as we are able. We ar….

What easing of restrictions means for funerals

As of June 1st, social gathering restrictions in the state of Victoria were eased further by the State Government. Advice from the Departme….

Webcasting available for funerals

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to provide the option to have funeral and memorial services live streamed at our Geelong Crematorium Chapel. Thi….

Autumn Leaves Sculpture

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust (the Trust) are pleased to advise that our beautiful ‘Autumn leaves’ sculpture has been installed at the Gisborne Cemeter….

COVID-19 Update

This morning (30th March 2020) the Premier has confirmed that Victoria will be enforcing the restrictions recommended by ….

Cemeteries ANZAC Day flag raising cancelled

The upcoming annual ANZAC Day flag raising at the Colac, Warncoort, Whoorel and Beeac Cemeteries has been cancelled due to social gathering restrictio….

COVID-19 Information

The current government advice is, to minimise wherever possible, the number of face to face meetings/events. Please note that this advice is current a….


Geelong Cemeteries Trust wishes to advise our community that we have decided to postpone our Living & Dying: Let’s Talk Geelong event due to the….

Lorne Cemetery Forest Memorial Walk

Introducing the Lorne Cemetery Forest Memorial Walk – a natural bush setting for cremation memorials ….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust Volunteer Opportunities

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is seeking expressions of interest for volunteers for an Audit & Risk Independent Committee Member (based in Geelong)….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust – Annual Public Meeting 2019

Geelong Cemeteries Trust will host its 2019 Annual Public Meeting on Friday, December 13th, 2019, at the Eastern Hub Geelong, 285A McKillop….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust celebrates 180 years of the Eastern Cemetery

Geelong Eastern Cemetery commemorates 18….

Geelong Cemeteries presents History Alive cemetery tours

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust are proud to present History Alive cemetery tours at the Queenscliff and Geelong Eastern Cemeteries. The History Alive To….

Geelong Eastern Cemetery commemorates 180 years with Mausoleum opening

Geelong Cemeteries Trust proudly celebrated the 180th anniversary of the first burial at Geelong’s Eastern Cemetery with the opening of the Stage Th….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust Delivers Services With Regulated Care

Geelong Cemeteries Trust would like to provide some insight into its operations in order to assist with community enquiries in response to the recent ….

Living and Dying: Let’s Talk in Gisborne

Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to present our second Living and Dying: Let’s Talk event in Gisborne on Thursday, Octobe….


Geelong Cemeteries Trust were proud to partner with Compassionate Hearts on the Bellarine to bring to life a fr….

leopold cemetry development works

Leopold Cemetery Development Works The Geelong Cemeteries Trust are pleased to advise that works are continuing well with the second stage o….

Warncoort Cemetery – Project Update

Warncoort Cemetery Update Since the Geelong Cemeteries Trust (the Trust) commenced the responsibilities at the Wa….

Beeac Cemetery – Project Update

Beeac Cemetery Update Since the Geelong Cemeteries Trust (the Trust) commenced the responsibilities at the Beeac ….

Official unveiling of Geelong’s ANZAC Centenary Memorial

On 17 July 2015, At The Geelong Eastern Cemetery, The Geelong Cemeteries Trust Were Privileged To Unveil A Fitting Memorial For The ANZAC Centenar….

Colac Cemetery Anzac Day Tradition

Colac Cemetery Anzac Day Tradition ….

History Alive QR Code Tours

Geelong Cemeteries Trust History Alive – Eastern Cemetery Self-Guided Tour For those who are unable to atten….

Third stage Mausoleum development

Third stage Mausoleum development  The Trust are pleased to advise that the construction of the third and final ….

Geelong cemeteries trust ceo reappointed as president of the australian cemeteries and crematoria association

Our past Chairman Lawrie Miller (left), our current Chairman Lynden Smith (right) along with our Trust Members, Management and staff would like to con….

Anzac day commemoration

ANZAC Day Commemorations Over 1000 Australian flags were placed at the known graves of Australian service men and women in the Colac Otway r….

Poisonous Mushrooms Growing In The Region

Poisonous Mushrooms Growing In The Region After all the wet weather we have experienced, you may see wild mushrooms popping up in some of ou….

Find out how we can assist you?

Geelong Cemeteries Trust prides itself on the high level of service we provide the Geelong, Bellarine, Queenscliff, Surf Coast and the Colac Otway re….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust History Alive Tour

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust have been conducting their History Alive Tour for over a year at the Geelong Eastern Cemetery and due to its popularity, ….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust proudly presents Barwon Cemeteries by Peter Mansfield

Historical Book Now Available The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to present a unique historical non-fiction book written by historian Pet….

Geelong Cemeteries Trust Procedures For This Fire Season

Guidelines For Conducting Trust Operations In High Fire Risk Locations. Purpose of these guidelines These guidelines are produced ….

Geelong Cemeteries trust

Geelong Cemeteries Trust Administers Cemeteries Within The Geelong, Bellarine, Surf Coast And Colac Otway Region, As Well As Providing A Range Of ….

Living and Dying: Let’s talk

Geelong Cemeteries Trust presents its inaugural event – Living And Dying: Let’s Talk on Thursday, August 8, 2019…..

Geelong Eastern Cemetery Commemorating 175 Years

The Geelong Cemeteries Trust Commemorated 175 Years Of The Geelong Eastern Cemetery On Tuesday 23 September 2014, With The Minister For Health And….