Approval as a Cemetery Manager - Tasmania


You will be required to hold this approval if you intend to:

  • manage a cemetery
  • establish a new cemetery
  • sell a cemetery
  • purchase a cemetery
  • close all or any part of a cemetery
  • lay out a closed cemetery.

If you intend to sell a cemetery you must:

  • publish a public notice of their intention to sell the cemetery
  • obtain a Certificate of Compliance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • be a body corporate with perpetual succession
  • ensure all officers of the body corporate are fit and proper persons
  • own or lease the cemetery land
  • provide all required information
  • provide a Cemetery Management Program.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $194.40 Cemetery manager.
Apply Application All $97.20 Establish a new cemetery.
Apply Application All $194.40 Certificate of Compliance.
Apply Application All $194.40 Approval to close a cemetery.
Apply Application All $129.60 Application to reduce certain time frames.

Act(s) name

Burial and Cremation Act 2019 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Application process


Your application must include:

  • a completed Cemetery Management Program
  • evidence of incorporation
  • National Police Check for officers of the body corporate
  • contract of sale for the cemetery
  • payment of the prescribed fee.

Additional information

You must notify the Agency within 30 days of the first interment at a new cemetery.

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Local Government Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Local Government Division

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Operating address: 15 Murray Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 123
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6232 7022
Fax: 03 6173 0257