Fawkner Memorial Park

1187 Sydney Road
Victoria 3060
Melways Ref: 17 G4
P: 1300 022 298
Park Map
Burials at Fawkner Memorial Park The Garden of Eternal Memories Holy Angels Mausoleum The Joyce Chapel The restored mortuary carriage on display near the Historic Tea Rooms

For over 100 years, Fawkner Memorial Park has been serving the people of Victoria.

Fawkner Memorial Park opened in 1906. Spanning 111 hectares, today it is one of Australia's largest cemeteries.

Fawkner Memorial Park has a history of innovation and leadership in the Victorian cemetery industry. This included the introduction Victoria's first modern,  purpose-built crematorium in 1926 and more recently the introduction of grand public mausolea and ornate private mausolea into Australia.

Burial options

Burial options available at Fawkner Memorial Park include:

  • lawn graves with plaques
  • monumental graves
  • vaults

The Garden of Angels is a special section at Fawkner Memorial Park for the interment of children. The Garden of Angels features a range of plaque and headstone memorials.


The Holy Angels Mausoleum complex blends contemporary design with the classic architecture of Europe, featuring colonnaded walkways, sweeping staircases and stained glass. 

Registrations are now open from members of the community who are seeking to purchase a mausoleum crypt at Fawkner Memorial Park. To register your interest please email us today.

The Plaza of the Holy Angels development is due to commence building in 2020. For further information, please consult the brochure here. For a copy of the contract of sale, please see here.

Memorial options

Memorial options available at Fawkner Memorial Park include:

  • rose memorials
  • tree memorials
  • wall niches
  • garden niches
  • boulder memorials

Chapels and Tea Rooms

Fawkner Memorial Park features three non-denominational chapels set in native vegetation. Refurbished in 2015, the Fawkner chapels are modern and contemporary spaces that provide a  tranquil option for families to hold a funeral or memorial service. Following a service, families can choose to relax and reminisce with family and friends over a cup of tea and light refreshments at Fawkner Memorial Park's Tea Rooms.

The tea room cafe is open from 7.30am – 3.00pm on weekdays and 8.30am-4.00pm on weekends. The recently-renovated heritage building also includes a space available for functions.

Virtual tour

If you’re planning a service or a visit, the virtual tour can assist you to locate cemetery facilities and public toilets. If you’re interested in purchasing a position, you may like to explore the grounds to find that special location that is right you and your family.

Visiting hours

  • 7.30am - 5.30pm
  • 7.30am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)

Vehicle access is available during visiting hours.

Office hours

  • 8.30am - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)
  • 9.00am - 4.00pm (Saturday)
  • 11.00am-3.00pm (Sunday and public holidays)