The State Government has overall responsibility for the operation, rules and regulations concerning cemeteries as cemeteries are generally located on Public Land.
The Hamilton Public Cemetery Trust has eleven members including a chairman. The Trust meets monthly except in January. Items of business include correspondence, finance, sextons report, budgets and planning.
The Trust employs part time staff. These include a Sexton/Maintenance Officer who is responsible for grave digging and grounds maintenance, and a Secretary who is responsible for the administration of the Trust, plaque orders and public enquiries.
- Lawn Cemetery
- General Cemetery
- Ashes Interment