To get more information about the Boroondara Cemetery, please contact us using the details below.
Boroondara General Cemetery
High Street, Kew VIC 3101
Phone (03) 9853 7025 Fax: (03) 9853 7028
The Cemetery is open every day of the year between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm. Gates for vehicle access are open Monday to Friday. On weekends there is pedestrian gate access only. At Christmas and Easter (including Greek Easter) all gates will be open.
The cemetery office is open Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am to 4.30pm, excluding public holidays.
Computer Touchscreen for mapping and burial information:
A touchscreen is located in the porch area at the end of the main office building and operates during cemetery opening hours. There is an A4 copy of the cemetery overview map located at the touchscreen. Please feel free to snap photos of the touchscreen with your smart device or alternatively record the relevant location on the map provided. The grave search is available here on the website and maps may be printed from your computer.
Early photo possibly from the 1870s.
School projects, cemetery tours and other information
School projectsIf you are doing a school project or other research and would like more in depth information about the cemetery please submit a request in writing to the Boroondara General Cemetery Trust at the above address. The letter should specify the information you require and the purpose for which you require it.
Cemetery toursThe Friends of Boroondara (Kew) Cemetery offer a range of themed cemetery tours to interested groups. More information can be found on their website. They have also produced tour pamphlets, booklets and books, which are available for purchase at the Cemetery office.
The Fitzroy Legal Service up-date annually a publication called “The Law Handbook” which contains chapters on Burials, Cremations and Estates. This publication is available to be viewed at most Municipal Libraries, and can be viewed online on the Fitzroy Legal Service's website.