Working together to limit the spread of COVID-19

Last updated: 12:00pm 31 March 2022

Northern Cemeteries is doing everything possible to limit disruption to services and keep our families, employees and community safe. We appreciate your patience and understanding. As a reminder, we ask all visitors to our cemeteries site to ensure they comply with the current NSW Health Restrictions.  

The following measures apply to funerals in Greater Sydney and Hunter/Newcastle.

  • No restrictions on unvaccinated people attending funerals
  • No attendance or density limits on funerals
  • Masks are highly encouraged for indoor settings including Chapels where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others and during family appointments.
  • Singing permitted, both performers and attendees

Capacity of Chapels

Macquarie Park Cemetery 
Camelia, Palm, Magnolia200 inside + 100 outside = total 300
Lotus Pavilion120 (100 seated, 20 standing)
Rose Chapel35 inside (no outside)
Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery 
Lorikeet Room70 inside

We offer excellent free webcasting facilities for all those who are unable to attend chapel services.

Service NSW QR Code Check In

QR check-ins are no longer required.


Our function room returns to unrestricted capacities.

Please contact Celeste Catering on 02 9889 8455 to discuss all your function requirements .

What if I feel unwell?

If you are feeling unwell, or have flu-like symptoms, for your safety; your loved ones and the broader community, please get a COVID test immediately and self isolate until you receive a negative result and no longer have symptoms.

What if I am a close contact?

If you are a close contact, we ask you to follow the NSW Health restrictions, and not attend any services.

What if I have Covid-19?

If you have COVID-19, we ask you to follow the NSW Health restrictions, and not attend any services.

Travelling from Overseas

Anyone who has returned from overseas must abide with the current NSW government rules found here.

Face masks

Mask wearing is recommended for all indoor settings, including Funerals.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more details on our COVID-19 measures