Morgue Licence - Shire of Ashburton - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to use premises as a morgue. A morgue is a building used to temporarily keep bodies of the dead for lawful purposes including viewing, examination and identification prior to before burial or cremation.

Service type


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


This licence does not include morgues in public hospitals, council or police buildings.

Eligibility requirements

An application for this licence must:

  • Made in writing with the appropriate form;
  • Have the prescribed fee;
  • Have a floor plan and specifications of the morgue; and
  • Any other information that is required by the local council.


As specified.


Licences expire on 30 June each year.


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

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2013

Administering agency

Shire of Ashburton

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:

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Ashburton

Western Australia
Operating address: Lot 246
Poinciana Street
Tom Price
WA 6751
Mailing address: PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Phone: 08 9188 4444
Fax: 08 9189 2252
Website: Shire of Ashburton (Opens in new window)