Talk and Tour ‐ History of Cremation in Ballarat

Who: Ballarat Cemeteries

Event Description

Have you been on a crematorium tour before? Maybe not, but have you wondered about the history of cremation in Ballarat (the first Victorian regional crematorium)?

Learn about the first cremation in Ballarat and the history of the Ballarat Crematorium, with Ballarat Cemeteries CEO Annie De Jong.

OPTIONAL ‐ After the talk, you can go on a 20 minute tour of the Crematorium, with the Ballarat Cemeteries cremators. Please note only 10 capacity limit within Crematorium. Tea and coffee will be available for those who want to wait.


Ballarat New Cemetery, meet at the Crematorium


May 22


Gold coin donation


All ages


All accessibility access


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