Funeral industry and cemeteries regulation, and other regulated activities regarding human remains - Queensland


Businesses that sell or conduct funeral services, embalming, burial and other activities regarding human remains must comply with the relevant leglislation (listed  below) and the Queensland Funeral Industry Code of Conduct 2013. It is the responsibility of providers to be aware of these legislative requirements as they relate to their business.

Your local council may regulate some activities regarding human remains and cemeteries. Please contact your local council for more information on local laws and regulations. Use the Local Government Directory link below to find your local councils contact information.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General