Adelaide Cemeteries Authority Blog

The case for Natural Burial

The case for Natural Burial

Monday, 9 April 2018
Natural Burial regularly makes the press these days. It still represents only a small percentage of burials in Australia overall, but that is steadily changing as awareness increases and attitudes change. Two of...

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Why do Australians struggle to deal with death?

Why do Australians struggle to deal with death?

Friday, 16 February 2018
Although in recent times our society has increasingly taken its cultural cues from the United States, the origins of Australia’s white settlement are British, and we still carry many of Britain’s...

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A walk in the park - why cemeteries must learn multi-tasking

A walk in the park - why cemeteries must learn multi-tasking

Friday, 16 February 2018
It’s fair to say that cemeteries aren’t something that many people ponder very often. Likewise, most people seldom visit cemeteries, so their first-hand experience of them tends to be limited. ...

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Set in stone? Not quite.

Set in stone? Not quite.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018
In an increasingly fast-paced world, some see cemeteries and the whole end-of-life realm as almost unchanging. While it’s an area that might not move as fast as, say, Donald Trump’s Twitter account,...

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Boomerang burials and the need to memorialise freely

Boomerang burials and the need to memorialise freely

Monday, 12 February 2018
The Adelaide Cemeteries Authority administers four cemeteries, and presently our sole crematorium is located at Enfield Memorial Park. This is a busy facility, carrying out on average around eight cremations per...

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