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Ferntree Gully Cemetery fees

Existing owners of interment rights or burial gravesites in the Ferntree Gully Cemetery are subject to burial and maintenance fees.

Scale of fees

Below are the current fees for the Ferntree Gully Cemetery. These were all effective from 1 July 2021.

Should you have any questions regarding the Ferntree Gully Cemetery, please email us at administrationsupport@knox.vic.gov.au.

Graves, ashes and burial fees

The following fees are not subject to GST.

Item

Details

Cost

Bodily remains

Lawn/Monumental

$4,070

Bodily remains

Vault

$8,145

Cremated remains

Double Vault position - 25 year tenure

$2,075

Cremated remains

Double Vault position - perpetual tenure

$4,155

Cremated remains

Single Vault position - 25 year tenure

$1,045

Cremated remains

Single Vault position - perpetual tenure

$2,075

Cremated remains

Single ashes position - 25 year tenure (The Grove Niche Walls, Ashes Garden, Rose Garden, Memorial Rose Garden, Niche Wall of Remembrance)

$1,015

Cremated remains

Single ashes position - perpetual tenure (The Grove Niche Walls, Ashes Garden, Rose Garden, Memorial Rose Garden, Niche Wall of Remembrance)

$2,015

Cremated remains

New premium ashes positions at Cemetery Entrance

Prices TBA

Cremated remains

New ashes wall positions at the Foothills section

Prices TBA

The following fees are subject to GST.

Item

Details

Cost

Interment services

Interment - Lawn

$1,505

Interment services

First interment - Lawn (purchased pre 2002)

$750

Interment services

Interment - Monumental

$1,700

Interment services

First interment - Monumental (purchased pre 2002)

$835

Interment services

Additional depth (allowing for 3 burials)

$330

Interment services

Oversized grave (more than 670mm wide)

$265

Interment services

Removal of ledger - Monumental

$330

Interment services

Removal of and replacement of chip top

$575

Administration fee misc

Late arrival fee (additional operating hours fee for activity)

$340

Interment services

Cremated remains in grave

$300

Interment services

Exhumation

$3,010

Interment services

Lift and reposition

$3,010

Administration fee misc

Grave testing

$55

Plaque and installation fees

Location

Item

Included in cost

Cost

Premium ashes area at entrance

6 line plaque (150mm x 257mm). Includes perpetual flower.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$787

 

Premium ashes area at entrance

 

6 line plaque (150mm x 257mm). Includes perpetual flower.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$752

The Grove

6 line plaque (229mm x 165mm). Black painted. Supplied with vase.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$672

The Grove

6 line plaque (229mm x 165mm). Black painted. Supplied with vase.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$637

Single ashes vaults

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Supplied with vase.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$780

Single ashes vaults

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Supplied with vase.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$745

Ashes Garden or Rose Garden

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Supplied with vase and granite mounting block.

Plaque, granite mounting block installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$1,080

Ashes Garden or Rose Garden

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Supplied with vase and granite mounting block.

Plaque, granite mounting block installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$1,045

Memorial Rose Garden

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Chrome. Vase available at $30.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$915

Memorial Rose Garden

6 line plaque (229mm x 279mm). Chrome. Vase available at $30.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$880

Niche Wall of Remembrance

4 line plaque (146mm x 146mm). Vase available at $129.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$548

Niche Wall of Remembrance

4 line plaque (146mm x 146mm). Vase available at $129.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$513

Double Ashes Vault

5 line plaque (279mm x 127mm). Bronze.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes with family present.

$748

Double Ashes Vault

5 line plaque (279mm x 127mm). Bronze.

Plaque, installation, interment of ashes no family present.

$713

Denominational Section

8 line plaque (380mm x 279mm). Bronze. Cannot be used in lawn section unless mounted on granite base (POA).

Plaque plus installation (refer to fees for ashes in grave)

 

$565

 

Additional fees

Item

Details

Cost

Extra lines on plaque

Per line

$44.50

Extra lines on plaque

Per large/name line

$47.50

Emblem

Designated with a 'B' beside the catalogue number

$68

Emblem

AFL

$111

Emblem

Perpetual flower

$123

Additional proof

Requested from Arrow Bronze

$74

Flower container

Rectangular Worra Vase 195mm x 165mm

$33

Flower container

Rectangular Worra Vase 115mm x 155mm $30

Grey granite block

Suitable for Ashes/Rose Garden areas

$300

Interment of ashes and installation of plaque

Family present

 

$145

Interment of ashes and installation of plaque

No family present

 

$110

Installation of plaque only

 

$55

Ceramic cameos

Size

Additional features

Cost

5cm x 7cm

Black and white. Milled or framed.

$424

5cm x 7cm

Colour. Milled or framed.

$498

5cm x 7cm

Cameo only. Black and white. No milling or frame.

$249

5cm x 7cm

Cameo only. Colour. No milling or frame.

$322

Administrative and miscellaneous fees

The following fees are subject to GST.

Item

Details

Cost

Administration fee misc

Interment of ashes and plaque - family present

$145 ($90 + $55)

Administration fee misc

Interment of ashes and plaque - no family present

$110 ($55 + $55)

Administration fee misc

Removal of plaque and ashes

$55

Memorialisation

Plaque

Cost plus 30 percent

Memorial permit fees installation

Supply of grey granite block for Ashes Garden and Rose Garden

$300

The following fees are not subject to GST.

Item

Details

Cost

Administration fee misc

Transfer of ROI

$48

Administration fee misc

Search of cemetery records - basic

$48

Administration fee misc

Search of cemetery records - extended - per hour

$48

ROI - Cremated remains

Conversion or extension - conversion 25 yr to perpetual tenure - double vault

$4,155

ROI - Cremated remains

Conversion or extension - conversion 25 yr to perpetual tenure - single vault

$2,075

ROI - Cremated remains

Conversion or extension - conversion 25 yr to perpetual tenure - double vault

$2,015

Surrender of an unexercised right of interment

If you wish to surrender an unexercised ROI, you must pay a percentage of its current value as an administration fee. This percentage depends on how many years you have owned the ROI.

The table below sets out the level of percentage in relation to the years owned.

This administration fee is not subject to GST.

Years owned

Administration charge

1

3%

2

4.75%

3

6.5%

4

8.25%

5

10%

6

11.75%

7

13.5%

8

15.25%

9

17%

10

18.75%

11

20.5%

12

22.25%

13

24%

14

25.75%

15

27.5%

16

29.25%

17

31%

18

32.75%

19

34.5%

20

36.25%

21

38%

22

39.75%

23

41.5%

24

43.25%

25

45%

For example:

The current value of ROI is $10,000

Purchased ten years previously, administration rate is 18.75%.

Administration fee ($10,000 x 0.1875) is $1,875.

Therefore the refund payment ($10,000 - $1,875) = $8,125

Information for stonemasons

The following permit fees are for stonemasons and monumental masons undertaking works at Ferntree Gully Cemetery.

The Monumental Application must be completed and payment made for applications to be processed.

Monumental applications - memorial permit fees

The following fees are not subject to GST.

Item

Cost

Additional inscriptions

$75

Minor renovation work

$120

Major renovation work

$165

Major renovation work - each additional adjoining grave forming the same monument

$48

New headstone and base with existing foundation

$155

New headstone and base with existing foundation - each additional adjoining grave forming the same monument

$48

New headstone and base without existing foundation

$165

New headstone and base without existing foundation - each additional adjoining grave forming the same monument

$48

New monument with existing foundation

$200

New monument with existing foundation - each additional adjoining grave forming the same monument

$60

New monument without existing foundation

$215

New monument without existing foundation - each additional adjoining grave forming the same monument

$75

Need help?

Email ferntreegullycemetery@knox.vic.gov.au. Please include a phone contact and we will come back to you as soon as possible.

Or call our Customer Service team on 9298 8000.

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