Working together to limit the spread of COVID-19

Last updated: 12:00pm Friday 7 January 2022

As the current Covid situation continues to evolve, Northern Cemeteries is doing everything possible to limit disruption to services and keep our families,  employees and community safe.

Some staff are working remotely and we appreciate your patience and understanding as we resolve issues locally. If you are planning a funeral services, we urge you to engage with us as early as possible so that we can continue to deliver the best outcomes for families at their time of need.

As a reminder, we ask all visitors to our cemeteries site to ensure they comply with the current NSW Health Restrictions.  

  • QR Code Check in is mandatory for all funeral services
  • Masks must be worn in all indoor settings
  • The 1 in 2sqm restriction is back in place for hospitality venues – this applies to all on site catering and function rooms
  • For the safety of families, staff and the general public, we are asking that anyone who is feeling unwell to not attend funeral services

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

All people attending a funeral must check in via the Service NSW QR Code before the service commences. The Service NSW app can be downloaded here.


Our function room capacities return to 1 person per 2 square metres, from 27 December to 27 January.

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 compulsory for all indoor settings, including Funerals.

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