Approval as a Crematorium Manager or to Carry On a Regulated Business - Tasmania


You will need approval if you intend to manage a crematorium or carry out a regulated business. Regulated businesses carry out:

  • the handling, storage or transport of human remains
  • the preparation of human remains for interment or cremation.

Regulated businesses can be crematoria and ambulances but do not include business that is carried on:

  • in accordance with anatomical examinations law
  • in connection with a hospital or nursing home
  • incidental to the donation of human remains.

The equipment and apparatus used in the course of carrying out a regulated business must be compliant with all relevant legislation.

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 approval you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • have the capacity (including financial) to maintain your crematoria / regulated business
  • have previous experience of managing a crematorium / carrying on a regulated business
  • have a Crematorium / Regulated Business Management Program
  • hold a current National Police Check.


As specified


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Act(s) name

Burial and Cremation Act 2019 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Lodgement process


You must submit your completed application form at least one calendar month before you intend to commence management of the crematorium or carry on the regulated business.

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Local Government Division

Contact details

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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