Brighton Cemetorians

The Brighton Cemetorians are a not-for-profit community group working actively with
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of Brighton General Cemetery.


The Brighton Cemetorians Inc. aim to run regular walking tours of the Brighton General Cemetery on a range of themes to cater for all interests. Our tours run for approximately 90 mins which includes refreshments and a tour pamphlet. We are also willing to undertake tours for private groups.

Cost of Tours: Non-members: $15, Members: $10.
Departure Time: Tours Depart at 2pm.

To make a Booking: 9558 4248 – Bookings are essential

All tours depart from inside the North Road main entrance gates (unless otherwise advised).


March 18th – “We Call Australia Home”

at 2pm. “We Call Australia Home”  Meet at the Front Gate

On this guided tour we meet the people who left their land of birth and in many cases leaving behind their family to travel to the other side of the world. With sheer determination they made a new life in a strange new world.

** please note we have moved this walk from the 11th as that is a long weekend.

April 15th  – Anzac Day walk                      July 1st – Glen Eira Story Telling Festival Walk

May 20th  – Law Week.                                August – AGM

31stJuly 1863

Secretary reported cattle had accident with headstone and were removed from the Cemetery.

11thJuly 1884

Secretary authorised to construct water closet on premises to be opened only during funerals.

11thNovember 1913

Recommendation by surveyor that iron gates, similar to those at North Road, be installed at Hawthorn Road.


  • Brighton General Cemetery
    Cnr. North and Hawthorn Roads


Opening Hours

Grounds 8am-6pm

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