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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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Southport Lawn Cemetery

Headstones in cemetery

The 4.84 hectare Southport Lawn Cemetery is controlled by the City of Gold Coast as trustee.

Sites are available for purchase.

Cemetery regeneration

The City is planning ahead to provide cemetery services to the community now and in the future. From April 2020 to June 2020 works will be undertaken to regenerate the Southport Lawn Cemetery.

To find out more go to our Cemetery regeneration project page.

Opening hours

The cemetery is open to vehicles from 6.30am to 6.30pm. Pedestrian access is available 24 hours.

Burials

  • lawn and lawn beam sections
  • infants and children's section.

Cemetery layout

View the Southport Lawn Cemetery layout.

Note: the map depicts the sectional layout of the cemetery only. For information relating to vacant sites within the cemetery, please contact our Cemeteries team for current availability.

Ashes memorials

  • Columbarium wall - single, double and triple niches
  • Ashes memorial garden - single and double sites
  • Ashes scattering garden - for memorialisation only.

Burial records

Our Cemeteries team can help with enquiries about burial records - see the 'Contact us' subheading below for contact details.

Earliest recorded burial

21 May 1970

Approximate burials since first record (as at 2009)

  • 5166 burials
  • 1283 ashes interments.

Getting here

Location: Melia Court, Southport

Public transport: Use Translink's journey planner to plan your trip using public transport.

Contact us

Cemeteries Administration can be contacted as follows:

Office hours: 8am to 4.40pm - Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Phone: 07 5581 6640
Email: cemeteries@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Address:
City of Gold Coast - Cemeteries Administration
PO Box 5042
GOLD COAST MC 9726

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