Notification of a Prescribed Funeral Business - Tasmania


If you intend to carry on a prescribed business, such as a crematorium, cemetery or funeral parlour, then you must notify the Director of Local Government at least one month prior to the commencement of your business.

The legislation defines businesses that are required to notify the Director as one which:

  • handles, stores or transports human remains
  • is involved in the preparation of human remains for interment or cremation.

Any equipment that is operated in a crematorium must comply with any guidelines issued by the Director of Local Government.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Burial and Cremation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Additional information

The Director of Local Government may lodge an objection to your notification within 21 days of receiving it.

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