To ensure the effective ongoing operations of Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries NSW, our organisation is governed by a ministerially appointed Administrator.  

On 28 May 2021 The Hon Melinda Pavey MP, Minister for Water, Property and Housing, gazetted the appointment of Ms Lee Shearer as the Administrator of the following Statutory Land Managers:

  • Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Crown Land Manager
  • Rookwood General Cemeteries Crown Land Manager
  • Rookwood Necropolis Crown Land Manager
  • Northern Metropolitan Cemeteries Crown Land Manager

The Administrator has been appointed in a governance function in place of a Board for a term of one year. Please be assured that Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries NSW is not in financial administration.

For more information about our corporate governance, please contact us.

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