Melbourne Cemetery Information

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However, if you are looking for general information, please read on.

Melbourne Cemetery is located in Carlton, Victoria. Its construction was ordered in 1850 by an Act of Parliament to cope with the rising population, and has become the final resting place of over 500,000 Australians.

The cemetery contains a Mausoleum which was constructed in 1998, a Chinese memorial area, Chapel and crematorium (located onsite). There will also be a Holocaust Memorial forecourt.

The Melbourne Cemetery has become a favorite with historians because of its history and it is the final resting place of many famous Australians including

  • Explorers BURKE and WILLS.
  • Eureka Stockade activist Peter LALOR
  • Prime Minister Robert MENZIES
  • Prime Minister Harold HOLT
  • World billiard champion Walter LINDRUM
  • Author Marcus CLARKE.
  • First Australian born Governor General Sir Isaac ISAACS
  • Former Melbourne Mayor Richards EADES.

Melbourne Cemetery conducts tours and has guides with extensive knowledge of the cemetery – for more information please click on the link below


Melbourne General Cemetery


The main entrance is from College Crescent, Parkville (Carlton).


9am to 4 pm Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri
10am to 4pm Tue
9.30am to 4pm Sat
Closed Sunday

Gates – 9am to 5pm 7 DAYS.

P: (03) 9349 3014
F: (03) 9349 2340

Postal Address
PO Box 7, Parkville VIC 3052.