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    Cessnock City Council is calling on local businesses to take part in a brainstorming workshop to discuss how Cessnock’s biodiversity can be used to market our area and broaden activities available to visitors.
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Council currently manages and maintains ten general cemeteries and two lawn cemeteries throughout the Cessnock LGA. These include:

Cemetery Strategy   

The Cessnock City Council Cemetery Strategy was adopted by Council in 2009 and is currently under review.    

Cessnock City Council Cemetery Strategy

Cemetery Masterplan

The Cessnock City Council Cemeteries Masterplan covers the 12 cemeteries managed by Council and was formally adopted on 3 April 2019. 

The Masterplan provides a local scale planning framework for the future development of cemeteries managed by Council and it will be implemented via a staged approach subject to resources. 

Cemetery Masterplan

Burial Register

A list of all burials in Cessnock Cemeteries current as of 18 October 2018