Burial is a traditional form of interment which allows a family member to be remembered through placement of an individual plaque, headstone or monument. Council provides burials in lawn, lawn beam and monumental graves. A relative of a deceased may be buried in an existing grave with the consent of the burial rights holder. Most new graves can be dug to a depth that will accommodate three burials and several sets of ashes.
Monumental or lawn grave
When choosing a grave site, it is important to consider whether a monumental or lawn grave will be required. A monumental grave will be in a separate part of the cemetery where monuments are permitted to be erected. These traditional graves allow the most scope to remember your loved one in an individual way.
A lawn grave it situated in a lawn section of a cemetery and is marked by a bronze, granite or marble headstone which is placed at the head of the grave. Lawn graves are the most popular form of burial in Moreton Bay Region.