You will be required to comply with this code of practice if you intend to sell, supply, establish or alter memorials in public cemeteries in Victoria.
A memorial is a monument, tombstone, headstone, ledger, cenotaph, plaque or other method of memorialising a deceased person where that memorial is within a public cemetery.
This code of practice applies to suppliers of memorialisation goods and services if:
they are contracted by an individual who holds the relevant right of interment to establish or alter a memorial
they are contracted by the cemetery trust to sell or supply memorialisation goods and services.
Items not covered by this code of practice include organic forms of memorialisation such as memorial roses and structural aspects of major constructions for the interment of human remains within public cemeteries (such as niche walls or public mausolea).
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.