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


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


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:


  • Ensure that your facilities, premises and equipment conform to appropriate Public Health and Local Government authority requirements, including zoning approvals;
  • Meet the standard requirements contained in the Shire's policy;
  • Provide three character and / or professional references; and
  • Complete the relevant application form.

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


As specified


30 June each year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $285.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 Western Australia

Administering agency

Shire of Broome

Contact details

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

Supporting information