Metropolitan Cemeteries Board

We provide sensitive and dignified facilities and services to meet the needs of the deceased and bereaved.
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Bon Scott Gate returned

The gateway to Bon Scott memorial has been repaired. Our Minister, the Hon. Hannah Beazley MLA added the finishing touches to the memorial gate near the corner of Leach Highway and Carrington Street at Fremantle Cemetery this morning.
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Freshwater Bay students honour fallen soldiers

Freshwater Bay Primary School students commemorated fallen servicemen at Karrakatta Cemetery this week as part of the Karrakatta Cross Initiative, launched by Claremont RSL President David Thomas and Nedlands RSL President Gavin Wilkinson. 
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Midland Cemetery rocks new entrance

The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board is pleased to reveal the new entry statement at Midland Cemetery marking 120 years of service to the Perth community with burial, cremation and entombment services. 

What we do

The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board is a fully self supporting authority of the Government of Western Australia. Our role is to provide dignified, culturally appropriate facilities for burial, cremation and commemoration. We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer service.

We are the caretakers of Perth’s cemeteries, entrusted to commemorate the lives of Western Australians now and into the future.

As the custodians of Perth’s cemeteries, the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board commemorates the lives of Western Australians gone before us and plans for the future needs of our diverse community.

We respectfully help family and friends honour the lives of loved ones and safeguard memories for future generations.


We help families and friends commemorate the lives of loved ones, respectfully and with dignity. 


We connect Western Australians with our shared heritage.


We plan for future burial, cremation, and memorial needs of Perth’s diverse communities.


We care for our people so they can help families in their most difficult times.

Ministerial reporting