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Funeral Director's Licence - Shire of Brookton - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence to conduct funerals in Western Australia. Your licence only allows you to conduct funerals at a particular cemetery or cemeteries.

You will need to apply to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board if you intend to conduct funerals at the following cemeteries:

  • Fremantle Cemetery
  • Karrakatta Cemetery
  • Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park
  • Guildford Cemetery
  • Midland Cemetery
  • Rockingham Regional Memorial Park.

Otherwise, you will need to apply to the local council responsible for the cemetery in which you intend to conduct funerals.

Funeral directors are responsible for arranging all permits, applications and authorities, as well as all other matters, associated with the funeral.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must have:

  • a good reputation and are considered fit to hold a funeral director's licence
  • suitable facilities and equipment for handling and storing dead bodies and conducting funerals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $113.00

Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Cemeteries Local Law 2000

Administering agency

Shire of Brookton

Contact details

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