Morgue Licence - Western Australia


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

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.


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

Eligibility requirements

You must comply with specific health standards and practices. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




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.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Morgue Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2013

Administering agency

Shire of Carnamah

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Carnamah

Operating address: 33 - 37 Macpherson Street
Carnamah, Western Australia 6517
Mailing address: PO BOX 80
Carnamah, Western Australia 6517
Phone: 08 9951 7000
Fax: 08 9951 1377
Website: Shire of Carnamah (Opens in new window)