Dandenong Community Cemetery

Cemeteries Trust


Business Summary
The Peaceful, Final Resting Place of the District's Pioneers, Characterised by Towering Gums and Historic Memorials.
About Us
The Trust

Under legislative process in March 2010 The Cheltenham & Regional Cemeteries Trust and the Trustees of the Necropolis Springvale were merged to create the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

The Trust now administers Brighton General, Bunurong Memorial Park, Cheltenham Memorial Park, Cheltenham Pioneer, Dandenong Community, Melbourne General, Springvale Botanical and St Kilda cemeteries

As a not for profit organisation the Trust is not funded by government and is responsible for accumulating funds to ensure the perpetual maintenance of the cemeteries it manages.

The Trust has developed a Strategic and Annual Plan, which is available upon request.

Our Values

At each and every cemetery within our care we pledge to each other and our clients that we will act with pride.

Passion – commitment in heart and mind

Respect – by valuing every voice

Integrity – doing what is right

Dedication – to the needs of our clients and our people

Empathy – to listen and reflect with sensitivity

Our Vision

“We will set the standard by providing our communities with world-class services and facilities across every aspect of our business.”

“We will also create and nurture sustainable, beautiful, iconic and distinctive locations to honour and celebrate life.”


To view a product fee list from any of our locations:

Brighton General Cemetery

  • Cemetery Fees

Bunurong Memorial Park

  • Cemetery Fees
  • Cemetery Memorial Fees
  • Cremation Fees
  • The Pieta Mausoleum Fees

Cheltenham Memorial Park and Pioneer Cemetery

  • Cemetery and Mausoleum Fees
  • Cremation Memorial Fees

Dandenong Community Cemetery

  • Cemetery Fees

Melbourne Cemetery

  • Cemetery Fees
  • Mausoleum Fees

Springvale Botanical Cemetery

  • Cemetery Fees
  • Cemetery Memorial Fees
  • Cremation Fees
  • Cremation Memorial Fees
  • Mausoleum Fees
  • Song He Yuan Fees

St Kilda Cemetery

  • Cemetery Fees

Pre-planning your funeral is about planning for life.

Pre-planning is something we do all the time. We set aside money for travel, retirement and other important events. Like writing a Will or purchasing insurance, arranging your final resting place plays a similar role in life.

Your wishes may go ignored or unfulfilled if you haven’t communicated these to your nearest and dearest.

This lack of communication can also mean that those closest to you are forced to make difficult decisions at an emotional time.

Securing your final resting place today will ensure:

  • You Are Safeguarded Against Future Price Rises
  • Save Your Family from Making Difficult Decisions at Emotional Times
  • Ensuring Requests Are Carried Out
  • Provide Peace of Mind
  • Make It Part of Your Estate Planning


To view a map of one of the cemeteries administered by the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust.

  • Brighton General Cemetery
  • Bunurong Memorial Park
  • Cheltenham Memorial Park
  • Melbourne General Cemetery
  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery
  • St Kilda Cemetery
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