Footscray Cemetery

501-511 Geelong Road
3013 Victoria
Melways Ref: 41 E8
P: 1300 022 298
Park Map
Footscray Cemetery

Footscray General Cemetery is a public cemetery under the terms of the (Victorian) Cemeteries Act 1958.

On 2 May 2016, GMCT took over management and the day-to-day operations of the cemetery from Maribyrnong City Council.

The first burial in the cemetery was on 26 June 1869 and by 1939, there had been nearly 19,000 burials.

Footscray General Cemetery is currently closed to pre-need and at-need sales.

For burials, cremated remains interments and memorialisation, please contact Altona Memorial Park on 1300 022 298.

Visiting Hours

  • 7.00am - 5.30pm
  • 7.00am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)

Vehicle access is available during visiting hours.

Please note there is no staffed office at Footscray Cemetery.  Enquiries may be directed to the west region office at Altona Memorial Park.