Cemeteries

Council manages three cemeteries in the Shire of Donnybrook -Balingup

Donnybrook Cemetery

Situated south of Donnybrook in Cemetery Road (off Fleet Street).

Balingup Cemetery

Situated on the west side of South Western Highway, approximately 3kms north of the town.

 Upper Preston Cemetery (Lowden)

Situated off the Lowden-Grimwade Road just south of the intersection with Donnybrook-Boyup Brook Road.

To make enquiries about burial information, cemetery records or family history searches, reservations for cemetery plots, niche wall and memorial gardens, interment of ashes, plaque orders and applications to erect monuments, please email shire@donnybrook.wa.gov.au or contact the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup’s Governance Officer on 08 9780 4200.

 

Monuments and Memorials

All monumental works must be approved by the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup prior to placement in the Cemetery and meet local law requirements.

Shire staff can assist with the design and purchase of Memorials for placement of ashes in the niche walls, Donnybrook Bush Memorial or as part of a traditional memorial.

 

Tributes

Please use only non-breakable vases or containers, and please keep tributes within your boundaries. Visitors are encouraged to remove items when they are dead, faded or broken.

To maintain the integrity of the natural bush setting, floral tributes are permitted in the Donnybrook Bush Memorial and Niche Wall area.

Non-compliant or unsafe articles may be removed by Council staff.

 

Other information

Cemetery Fees and Charges 2017-18

Memorials brochure

Administration Policies, including Flower & Ornament Policy

Cemeteries Local Law