Phone1300 864 444
The General Manager
Ballina Shire Council
PO Box 450
Ballina NSW 2478
40 Cherry Street
Ballina NSW 2478
8:15am - 4:30pm
Monday to Friday
Ballina Shire Council manages five cemeteries and one historical cemetery.
The East Ballina Cemetery is the largest cemetery in the shire, with traditional monuments overlooking the ocean in many parts.
The East Ballina Cemetery includes general burials, lawn burials and niche walls (including the Anzac Walls).
The Alstonville Cemetery is the second-largest cemetery in Ballina Shire.
Alstonville Cemetery includes niche walls, memorial gardens, lawn burials and general burials.
The Wardell Cemetery is close to scrubland and is regarded as a bush cemetery and includes many unmarked gravesites. The Wardell Cemetery also honours a large Bunjum burial section.
Wardell Cemetery provides general burials and a niche wall.
The Rous Cemetery borders on a rainforest and provides rural vistas.
Rous Cemetery only caters for general burials.
The Tintenbar Cemetery is the smallest cemetery in Ballina Shire and provides general burials only.
The Pioneer Memorial Cemetery is a historical cemetery near Missingham Bridge in East Ballina. This cemetery was declared a Rest Park by an Act of Parliament in 1957.
A book containing the names of burials in the Pioneer Memorial Cemetery can be viewed at the Richmond Tweed Regional Library.
Our Cemetery Officer can assist with your cemetery enquiry and also take you through the process to honour your loved one, from making a reservation to ordering monuments and plaques.
Contact: Cemetery Officer, Ph 02 6686 1411
Ballina Shire Council complies with the Cemetery and Crematorium Operator Code of Practice 2018 as approved by CCNSW. Copies of the code of practice are available upon request or online at industry.nsw.gov.au