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Steve Kamper: A curious cemeteries tale

The uncertainty created by the NSW government over burying the dead has gone on long enough For more than 150 years, the Catholic Church has...

Cemeteries to remain a spiritual mission

Faith-based cemetery services will continue in Sydney following a re-engagement by the NSW government with the Catholic Church on the fraught issue.

NSW cemeteries breakthrough welcomed

The operator of Sydney’s Catholic cemeteries welcomed a backflip by the NSW government on its decision to amalgamate it with four underperforming cemetery trusts.

Archbishop alerts MPs to cemeteries plan problems

Archbishop Fisher OP has written to NSW MPs asking for assistance in calling on the government to reverse its decision to dismiss faith-based operators from the management of cemeteries.

Caring for the dead is a spiritual mission

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP is calling on Premier Berejiklian to reverse the announcement of Property Minister Melinda Pavey which would see all faith operators of cemeteries dismissed this week.

NSW funerals to jump by $9000

The cost of burials is likely to rise in NSW by as much as $9000 under a radical Government plan to disband the state’s largest faith-based cemetery operators.
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