Bulla Cemetery

Bulla Cemetery is both a currently operational and a historically significant cemetery.

The land for the Bulla Cemetery was granted in 1864 with the earliest recorded burial being in 1867. The cemetery provides a good example of funeral customs dating back to the 19th century, and contains some significant graves including the graves of numerous locally prominent people. The well-defined formal layout of the cemetery, its collection of monuments and grave markers, and the outstanding plantings make the cemetery an excellent example of early burial customs and tastes.

The cemetery is bounded by mature Stone Pines (Pinus pinea) and Monterey Pines (Pinus radiata). Mature exotic and native trees also grow within the cemetery.

In recent years the cemetery has expanded and it now has a large area of land that is used for non-denominational interments. These graves are monumental, as the cemetery does not have a lawn section. A gazebo has also been built for the use of cemetery visitors.

Vehicular access to the cemetery is limited to funeral director vehicles, monumental masons and maintenance vehicles. Pedestrian access is provided to the cemetery from three separate entry points which are unlocked, allowing unrestricted visitor access to the cemtery. Car parking is available on Cemetery Lane on both the southern and eastern boundaries of the cemetery.


Cemetery Road, Bulla (off Oaklands Road)

Link to: 

Application to Establish or alter a memorial form.pdf
Bulla Cemetery Trust - Structures over Graves.pdf
Bulla Cemetery Guidelines for Statutory Declaration.pdf


Bulla Cemetery Trust

1079 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows
PO Box 119, Dallas 3047
Telephone: 9205 2243
Facsimile: 9309 0109

For more information or enquiries, please contact Bulla Cemetery administration on 9205 2243.


Updated : 6:18 PM, 20 January 2016

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