Glenlyon is a small town in the Shire of Hepburn,in Victoria. It is on the Loddon River, 12 km from Daylesford and about 100 km from the Melbourne CBD. The Glenlyon General Cemetery is located at 148 Holcombe Road.
RULES APPLICABLE FOR ALL BURIALS AT GLENLYON CEMETERY
No trees are permitted to be planted on the site and only indigenous small shrubs, flowers and grasses prescribed by the Trust can be planted. Approval for planting any of the above must be obtained, prior to planting, in writing from the Trust. The Trust reserves the right to remove any trees, shrubs and invasive plant species as deemed necessary. The cost of removal may be borne by the person or persons responsible for the planting
Any memorials on the site must be approved by the Cemetery Trust following an application made through the approved “Establish a Memorial” form or through a Memorial Stonemason.
Approval must be obtained from the Cemetery Trust for the interment of cremated ashes buried at the Glenlyon General Cemetery. The form “An Application for approval to inter created human remains” is to be completed before approval is given. Unauthorised interment is a punishable offence.
The Trust allows both fresh and artificial flowers to be placed at the grave/monumental site. These floral tributes may be removed and disposed of at the discretion of the Trust
Vases and containers of glass, ceramic or other brittle material are not permitted and will be removed for safety reasons. Unauthorized placement of ornaments, vases and glass containers constitute a potential safety hazard to contractors, volunteers and members of the general public
The Trust does not permit any bicycles, motorbikes or private vehicles to enter the Cemetery grounds. The exceptions to this policy are Funeral Director vehicle and hearse, monumental mason vehicles, contractors employed by the Trust and mourners at a funeral.
It is the policy of the Glenlyon General Cemetery Trust that temporary grave markers may only be used for a maximum of twelve (12) months, then either replaced with an approved monument, or the grave left unmarked