We have 19 cemeteries located throughout the Toowoomba Region of which 18 provide a variety of burial and ashes memorial site options for new interments.

On this page you will find:

  • a list of the available burial and cremation options (note not all options are available at all of our cemeteries)
  • memorial plaque options
  • how to purchase a memorial plaque
  • application to have a memorial plaque supplied by a stonemason.  

We understand that losing a loved one can be a difficult time and the options may seem overwhelming or confusing. If you have any questions or concerns, our helpful cemetery staff are here to assist you. Find out more about the services provided at our cemeteries or contact us.

If you feel that you may need some extra support at this time, visit our counselling and support page for a range of support services available. 

 

Burial and cremation options

From lawn and headstone cemetery sites to peaceful remembrance gardens and columbarium walls, our locations cater to the needs of the many diverse members of our local communities.

Full list of cemetery locations.

In the headstone section of our cemeteries, monuments, plaques and graves demonstrate the craftsmanship of many eras. Headstones tell the stories of generations of local people, their religions and contributions to their communities.

Headstone sections are available at the following Toowoomba Region cemeteries:

  • Cabarlah
  • Cecil Plains
  • Clifton
  • Cooyar
  • Crows Nest
  • Djuan/Bergen
  • Douglas
  • Drayton & Toowoomba
  • Evergreen
  • Goombungee
  • Greenmount
  • Meringandan
  • Millmerran
  • Nobby
  • Pittsworth
  • Yarraman

Our lawn sections are non-denominational and offer interment (burial) sites suitable for up to three interments. These sites allow the placement of plaques flush to the ground or where available, monument installation onto an existing concrete beam.

Lawn sections are available at the following cemeteries:

  • Clifton
  • Crows Nest
  • Drayton & Toowoomba
  • Evergreen
  • Glencoe
  • Millmerran
  • Pittsworth
  • Yarraman

Our memorial lawn section is a non-denominational area offering interment sites suitable for three interments. These sites allow for the placement of headstones.

This is available at Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

This peaceful resting place forms part of our non-denominational lawn area. A fixed concrete beam is provided for the placing of small desk headstones to commemorate your loved ones.

This is available at:

  • Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery
  • Evergreen Cemetery
  • Yarraman Cemetery

The forest lawn section which is a non-denominational area is shaded by native trees and provides a uniquely tranquil resting place.

This option is available at Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Ashes can be placed in any one of our columbariums which consist of a solid outdoor brick wall where ashes are interred and marked with a memorial plaque.

Columbariums are available at the following cemeteries:

  • Cabarlah
  • Cecil Plains
  • Clifton
  • Cooyar
  • Crows Nest
  • Drayton & Toowoomba
  • Goombungee
  • Pittsworth
  • Yarraman

A garden is a contemporary alternative to the more traditional wall niche. This interment option allows cremated remains to be placed in a garden bed close to the memorial plaque.

There are memorial rose gardens available at:

  • Drayton & Toowoomba cemetery
  • Millmerran cemetery
  • Evergreen cemetery

Devine Memorial Gardens was opened to the public in 2012. The area offers memorialisation for the ashes of loved ones within gardens surrounding the water feature.

Seating in the rotunda and within the gardens provides a tranquil space for peaceful reflection.

This area is available at Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

This serene location allows us to pay respects to those who served in the Defence Forces. The memorial plaque honours service personnel regardless of their final resting place.

This area is only available at Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

This memorial wall location allows us to pay respects to those who served in the Police, Ambulance or Fire services. The memorial plaque honours 000 service personnel regardless of their final resting place.

This area is only available at Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

 

Memorial plaque options

Memorial choices are endless. When selecting a memorial plaque, you have the option to make your own arrangements with a stonemason of your choice or we can assist with the purchase of a standard or custom designed plaque through Council.

Keep reading below for more information on each of these options and to access the relevant application forms.

Purchasing a plaque from us

We have a wide range of quality and affordable memorial plaques available for purchase and are happy to provide a quotation for the supply and installation of a standard or custom-designed memorial plaque.

To order a plaque, take a look at our standard design options in the Cemetery - Memorial plaque designs (PDF for print) and complete the online application form linked below. For a personalised design and quote, contact us so we can assist you with your options.

Please note, while we endeavour to maintain our cemeteries to the highest possible standards, families are responsible for repairs to headstones/plaques resulting from wear and tear over time. If you would like to install a new plaque, headstone or monument on an existing grave, an application and relevant fee is required to be lodged with us by the legal representative.

Application form for supply of a memorial plaque and permit to modify an interment site:

Cemetery - Supply of a memorial plaque application form and permit to modify an interment site (online)

Cemetery - Supply of a memorial plaque application form and permit to modify an interment site (PDF for print)

Purchasing a plaque from a stonemason

Alternatively, you may make your own arrangements for the purchase and install of a plaque with a stonemason of your choice. 

Should you choose this option, a permit is required together with lodgement of the relevant fee.

Application form for supply of a memorial plaque by a stonemason:

Cemetery - Memorial permit application for monumental stonemason use (PDF for print)

 

Cemetery fees and prepayment plans

For a full list of fees for cemetery services and prepayment options for future services, visit cemetery fees and prepayment plans.

 

Related documents

Cemeteries - Supply of a memorial plaque application form (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Memorial plaque designs (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Application for use of interment right (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Exhumation of human remains or cremated remains (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Transfer the allocation of an interment allotment application form (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Memorial permit application form (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Memorial permit application for monumental stonemason use (PDF for print)

Cemeteries - Terms and conditions (PDF for print)