Memorials and burial
Choosing cremation can provide you with the time to plan the best way to memorialise your loved one in a way that remains true to their legacy. Whether it’s on-site at one of our interment locations, or in a personal keepsake, choosing the best way to memorialise your loved one need not be rushed.
Available at each of our locations across Melbourne, a Rose Garden Memorial is a popular choice for commemoration. Over 300 roses line our gardens for an elegant, peaceful way to honour your loved one’s memory.
If your loved one wished for their ashes to be scattered, choosing the perfect location can be challenging. Many families choose a location that was significant in the life of their loved one, like their beloved garden, or favourite beach.
You are not required to secure a permit for scattering ashes in Victoria, though it’s a good idea to check with the local council when choosing a location. If your desired site is privately owned, you must gain permission.
Scattering ashes at sea does not require a permit.
When the time comes to scatter your loved one’s ashes, make sure you’re considerate of those around you if you’re in public, and pay particular attention to the strength and direction of the wind to avoid unintended results.
Alternatively, our two scatter gardens at Springvale Botanical Cemetery and Bunurong Memorial Park offer a quiet, secure place to say goodbye. Springvale's Garden of No Distant Place also offers the opportunity for a personalised, hand-painted memorial message in the Book of Remembrance.