Cemeteries and crematoria fees and charges

The cost involved in planning a funeral at Brisbane City Council cemeteries and crematoria depends on the type of service you require. Council offers a range of funeral and memorial types, including burials, cremation, interment as well as extras such as vaults and monuments.

You can also find the costs for chapel and catering facility hire. Menu options are available through your selected Funeral Director.

The costs below are effective from 1 July 2021. All fees include GST.

Surcharges will apply for services outside of cemetery operating hours Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm.

Burials

Grave prices including one burial

Includes plot, first interment and maintenance.

* Price includes standard plaque and one interment.

Table contains grave prices represented by grave type, category and price.
Grave type Category Price
* Lawn grave Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries $4863
Historical monumental and lawn grave (where availability exists) Bald Hills and Brookfield Cemeteries only $6726
Monumental grave Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries $4174
Monumental grave with in-ground foundation Mt Gravatt Cemetery only $4982
Grave for ashes interment only Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant $2988
Historical cemeteries (where availability exists) Bald Hills and Brookfield Cemeteries only $4977

Grave prices including two burials

Includes plot, first and second interment and maintenance.

* Price includes standard plaque and two interments.

Table contains grave prices represented by grave type, category and price.

Grave type

Category

Price 

* Lawn grave

Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries

$7021

Historical monumental and *lawn grave (where availability exists)

Bald Hills and Brookfield Cemeteries only

$8901

Monumental grave

Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries

$6348

Monumental grave with in-ground foundation

Mt Gravatt Cemetery only

$7119

Interment prices

Fee for opening grave sites/digging.

Table contains interment prices represented by interment type, category and price.
Interment type Category Price
Lawn grave Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries $2367
Monumental grave Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries $2505
Historical lawn or monumental grave Refer to list of historical cemeteries $2648
Vault grave   $345
Ashes interments in grave (all cemeteries)   $513

Cremation and chapel hire

Chapel service and cremation

Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Crematoriums.

This table displays chapel service and cremation charges by type and price.
Type Price
Adult (over 12 years) $997
Child (two to 12 years) $514
Infants (under two years) No charge

Cremation only

Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Crematoriums.

This table displays cremation charges only by type and price.
Type Price
Adult (over 12 years) $654
Child (two to 12 years) $335
Infants (under two years) No charge
Witness cremation - chapel must be hired to witness a cremation at Mt Gravatt Cemetery. $219

Chapel hire

Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Crematoriums.

This table displays chapel hire charges by type and price.
Type Price
Chapel hire (for burials) (per hour or part thereof) $231
Additional chapel hire (beyond the first hour) (per hour or part thereof) $392
Chapel hire (for memorial services) (per hour or part thereof) $392

Viewings will be included in your first hour of chapel hire. Viewing outside your chapel hire time can be arranged for an additional charge of $392.

Chapel hire includes the option of streaming your service at no extra cost.

Catering facility

Catering Room hire is available at three Council cemeteries - Pinnaroo, Mt Gravatt and Hemmant Cemeteries

Menu options are available through your selected Funeral Director.

When ordering catering, it is important to note the following:

  • only food provided by the caterers will be permitted on the premises
  • uneaten food may not be taken from the premises
  • includes gluten free (GF) options
  • BYO beverages are not permitted
  • Where numbers exceed the original estimate of guests for catering, the caterer will approach the family contact to discuss options.
This table provides catering facility charges including facility hire and price.
Facility hire Price
Reception room hire (per hour or part thereof)  $130
Reception room hire (beyond the first hour, includes caterer's fee) $217

Terms and conditions

Please discuss with your Funeral Director if you require any additions to the standard one-hour package time frame. Additional charges apply for room hire and staff beyond one hour.

Prices listed are inclusive of GST. A 15% surcharge applies to bookings on a Sunday and all Public Holidays.

All pricing valid until 30 June 2022.

Last updated: 24 August 2021