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Gold Coast cemeteries

City of Gold Coast owns and operates eight cemeteries across the city, offering pleasant and cost-effective burial and ashes sites.

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Burial services

Southport Lawn Cemetery

Southport Lawn Cemetery

City of Gold Coast has eight cemeteries throughout the city offering pleasant and cost effective burial and ashes memorial sites.

There are lawn and monumental sites for burials. Memorial sites for the placement of cremated remains are also available for purchase.

City staff can assist and will consider special requests relating to cultures, customs, religious beliefs and traditions. Contact our Cemeteries Administration team for more information.

The services we offer

Burial services

Available daily (overtime rates apply on weekends, public holidays and after hours).

Ashes interments

Purchased gravesites can be used for burials and/or ashes interments.

Ashes memorials gardens/columbarium wall

Pre-purchase of niche or a memorial garden are available at various cemeteries.


Burial and ashes memorial sites available for purchase. Refer to our schedule of fees and charges.

Sale of memorial plaques

Bronze plaques are available for purchase. Completion time is approximately 6-8 weeks from payment.

Plaque reconditioning

Existing memorial plaques can be refurbished as required. Fees apply.


Applications can be made for monumental work on gravesites and installation of lawn plaques. Fees apply.


Available at Southport Lawn, Southport General and Upper Coomera Cemeteries for funeral or memorial services. Hire costs may apply.

Lowering devices

On site (bookings required and subject to availability).

Online memorial

The City can arrange an online memorial free of charge, at the request of the family.

Historical and cemetery database records

Searches are available on the City's computerised database which has current and historical records of burials, reservations and ashes interments in the City cemeteries. Please contact our administration team for more information.

To obtain listings contact the our Cemeteries Administration team.

Contact Cemeteries Administration

Office hours: 8am to 4.40pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Phone: 07 5581 6640
Fax: 07 5581 6005
Postal address: PO Box 5042 GOLD COAST MC QLD 9726

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