Morgue Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to use premises as a morgue. A morgue is a place used to temporarily keep bodies of the dead for lawful purposes including viewing, examination and identification prior to before burial or cremation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

This licence does not include morgues in public hospitals, council or police buildings.

Eligibility requirements

An applicant for this licence must:

  • Apply in writing together with the relevant fees;
  • Include a floor plan and specifications of the morgue, ensuring that the premises meets health standards; and
  • Give notice of the application to the public.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

Licences expire on 30 June each year.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$60.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Morgue Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

City of Stirling

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2009

Contact details

Health Officer
City of Stirling


Operating address:
25 Cedric Street
Stirling
WA 6021
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1533
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6917

Phone:

08 9205 8555

Fax:

08 9345 8822
stirling@stirling.wa.gov.au

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