All cemeteries are open every day to the public.
Parkes Shire Council manages and maintains cemeteries across the Shire in Parkes, Peak Hill and Trundle, Tullamore and Alectown. There is also a cemetery at Bogan Gate that continues to be managed by a Trust. The cemeteries are open every day to the public.
Parkes Shire Cemeteries are denominational with a non-denominational lawn section in the Parkes Cemetery along with memorial gardens for cremated remains and plaques.
Council is responsible for all interments, reservations, and liaison with funeral directors, record keeping, genealogy enquiries, ongoing maintenance and asset improvement. Council acts as the cemetery authority in accordance with all legislative requirements relating to these cemeteries.
Parkes Shire Cemetery Locations
Cemetery Reservation Process & Interment Process
The following pages detail the cemetery reservation and interment process in the Parkes Shire, as well as providing some details on the cemeteries themselves.
Online access to Parkes Shire Council Cemetery records is available through the Australian Cemetery Index.