Welcome to the Geraldton Cemetery
The Geraldton Cemetery is run by a Board appointed by statutory requirement Incorporated under the Cemeteries Act 1986. The Geraldton Cemetery Board is a not-for-profit organisation and is audited by the Auditor General of WA; reporting to the Minister for Local Government of Western Australia.
Provide clean, accessible, well-maintained and modern grounds and facilities that are conducive to the dignified farewell of our community’s loved ones.
Sustainably manage the allocation of land and resources so that the cemetery can continue to deliver our purpose for future generations to come.
Continuously assess & improve the presentation of our grounds and to continuously adapt to the changes in our environment, including the uptake of modern practises and technologies to best facilitate funeral proceedings that deliver dignified and memorable experiences.
Sustainability – Cemeteries serve those past, present and future. As we consider the future, we ensure that our finances and operations reduce unnecessary risk and promote deliberative decision making from a diverse board.
Integrity – Community trust in our ethical conduct is critical to our dignified delivery of services. We ensure the transparency of our conduct and exercise industry best practise as a minimum in all things we do.
Humanity – We need to recognise that humans are diverse in their range of beliefs, cultures and backgrounds. We will take every reasonable step to ensure that people of all cultures receive access to appropriate funeral facilities conducive to their emotional and spiritual well being.
Progress – Our Board and employees will continuously acknowledge where opportunities or deficiencies may lay and take daily steps towards the improvement of our facilities and services to the achievement of our vision. We will take up new technologies where they relate to funerals and their facilitation of dignified farewell services within a financially sustainable framework.