Child Fees apply to aged 12 years and under

  1. For further internments an extra depth fee of $387 applies to first internment.
    Second interment fee due at time of second internment.
  2. Cremated remains interred into an existing occupied grave.
  3. Coffins over 750mm wide but less than 1000mm.are subjected to extra fees for larger  grave preparation.
  4. Prices include niche front engraving of up to 37 characters, for the first interment only.
  5. “Niche A” second urn must be correct size to fit limited space.
  6. Exclusive Right of Burial Fee of $10 applies as per Section 29 Cemeteries Act
Section A & G – Plaque [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$3,361.00
Child
$1,856.00
Section B – Headstone & Plaque [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$5,105.00
Child
$2,543.00
**Section Monument B, C, D & E – Monuments [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$6,831.00
Child
$4,522.00
Orthodox Section – Monuments [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$6,831.00
Child
$4,522.00
Muslim Section (Monuments) [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$6,831.00
Child
$4,522.00
Muslim Section (Flat Marker) [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$3,361.00
Child
$1,856.00
Baha’i Section – Plaque [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$3,361.00
Child
$1,856.00
Jewish Section – Monument [1, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$6,831.00
Child
$4,522.00
Garden of Angels [1, 2, 6] - Garden of Angels graves accommodate caskets up to 110cm long by 45cm wide
Cost
Section A - Plaque only
$1,856.00
Section B - Headstone and Plaques
$2,543.00
Children’s Cremated Remains Interment Garden
$388.00
Un-Registrable Foetus burial
$395.00
Exclusive Right of Interment - Cremated Remains [6]
Cost
Memorial Palm Garden (single interment only)
$388.00
Memorial Lawn Garden above ground ornamental cylinder only (single interment)
$388.00
Niche Wall
$533.00
Niche Wall (Lower two rows of niche walls)
$274.00
Memorial Beam – B Section
$460.00
Memorial Palm Scattering Garden
$125.00
Rock Memorials - no ashes

position only (installation, permit and plaque costs apply)

$249.00
Floating Plaques – no ashes

position only (installation, permit and plaque costs apply)

$249.00
Courtyard of Tranquility [6]
Cost
Row 5,6,7 & 8 (single interment only)
$388.00
Row 1,2,3 & 4 (two interments per plot)
$736.00
Row 1,2,3 & 4 (second interment)
Nil
Courtyard of Tranquility – Columbarium [4, 6] - Row #1, 2, 3, 4
Cost
Niche B (Single)
$1,222.00
Niche A (allows 2 medium sized urns) [5]
$2,069.00
Niche A (Second urn interment) [5]
Nil
Niche C (Double allows 2 large urns)
$2,234.00
Niche C (Second urn interment)
Nil
Courtyard of Tranquility – Columbarium [4, 6] - Row #5
Cost
Niche B (Single)
$1,222.00
Niche A (allows 2 medium sized urns) [5]
$2,069.00
Niche A (Second urn interment) [5]
Nil
Courtyard of Tranquility – Family Tree Cremation Garden [6]
Cost
Allows up to twenty ash interments under one tree. Includes first memorial permit fee.
$3,525.00
Interment fee & permit fee for each additional individual cremated remains.
Nil
Courtyard of Tranquility – Memorial Trees
Cost
Includes the tree, memorial permit fee, concrete plinth and standard plaque


Additional Plinth, Plaque & permit fee (max 4 per tree)

$1,258.00

NOTE: Exclusive Rights reservations issued before the introduction of CEM02 Rights of interment Policy 2018 will attract the  Cemetery Fee and the Interment Fee at the time of interment.
** Plots pre‐purchased in Sections C and D may incur a pre‐digging  fee  to determine if  the site is usable in  the  future due  to underground rock formations. 

Child Fees apply to aged 12 years and under

  1. For further internments an extra depth fee of $387 applies to first internment.
    Second interment fee due at time of second internment.
  2. Cremated remains interred into an existing occupied grave.
  3. Coffins over 750mm wide but less than 1000mm.are subjected to extra fees for larger  grave preparation.
  4. Prices include niche front engraving of up to 37 characters, for the first interment only.
  5. “Niche A” second urn must be correct size to fit limited space.
  6. Exclusive Right of Burial Fee of $10 applies as per Section 29 Cemeteries Act
Section A & G – Plaque [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Cremated Remains
$243.00
Section B – Headstone & Plaque [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Cremated Remains
$243.00
**Section Monument B, C, D & E – Monuments [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Cremated Remains
$243.00
Orthodox Section – Monuments [1, 2, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Cremated Remains
$243.00
Muslim Section (Monuments) [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Muslim Section (Flat Marker) [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Baha’i Section – Plaque [3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Jewish Section – Monument [1, 3, 6]
Cost
Adult
$904.00
Child
$904.00
Garden of Angels [1, 2, 6] - Garden of Angels graves accommodate caskets up to 110cm long by 45cm wide
Cost
Section A - Plaque only
$904.00
Section B - Headstone and Plaques
$904.00
Children’s Cremated Remains Interment Garden
$243.00
Un-Registrable Foetus burial
Nil
Exclusive Right of Interment - Cremated Remains [6]
Cost
Memorial Palm Garden (single interment only)
$243.00
Niche Wall
$243.00
Niche Wall (Lower two rows of niche walls)
$243.00
Memorial Beam – B Section
$243.00
Memorial Palm Scattering Garden
Nil
Rock Memorials - no ashes

position only (installation, permit and plaque costs apply) 

Nil
Floating Plaques – no ashes

position only (installation, permit and plaque costs apply) 

Nil
Courtyard of Tranquility [6]
Cost
Row 5,6,7 & 8 (single interment only)
$243.00
Row 1,2,3 & 4 (two interments per plot)
$243.00
Row 1,2,3 & 4 (second interment)
$243.00
Courtyard of Tranquility – Columbarium [4, 6] - Row #1, 2, 3, 4
Cost
Niche B (Single)
$243.00
Niche A (allows 2 medium sized urns) [5]
$243.00
Niche A (Second urn interment) [5]
$243.00
Niche C (Double allows 2 large urns)
$243.00
Niche C (Second urn interment)
$243.00
Courtyard of Tranquility – Columbarium [4, 6] - Row # 5
Cost
Niche B (Single)
$243.00
Niche A (allows 2 medium sized urns) [5]
$243.00
Niche A (Second urn interment) [5]
$243.00
Courtyard of Tranquility – Family Tree Cremation Garden [6]
Cost
Allows up to twenty ash interments under one tree. Includes first memorial permit fee.
$243.00
Interment fee & permit fee for each additional individual cremated remains.
$366.00
Courtyard of Tranquility – Memorial Trees
Cost
Includes the tree, memorial permit fee, concrete plinth and standard plaque
$243.00
Additional Plinth, Plaque & permit fee (max 4 per tree)
$680.00

NOTE: Exclusive Rights reservations issued before the introduction of CEM02 Rights of interment Policy 2018 will attract the  Cemetery Fee and the Interment Fee at the time of interment.
** Plots pre‐purchased in Sections C and D may incur a pre‐digging  fee  to determine if  the site is usable in  the  future due  to underground rock formations. 

Please see cemetery office staff for Urns, Necklaces and Keepsakes for cremated remains.

Adult Cremation
$1,443.00
Infant Cremation

(Coffin size not to exceed 110cm long)

$721.00
Adult Cremations with Oversized coffins

(200kg or heavier)

$1,829.00
Un-Registrable Foetus Cremation
$309.00
Incineration of materials
$937.00
Additional Ash Containers
$29.00
Viewing of Cremation (per cremation)
$125.00
Packaging and posting of cremated remains
$185.00
Extended Cremation Service Package

includes coffin, transportation and cremation. (pick‐up from Royal Darwin Hospital & Palmerston Regional Hospital Morgues only) 

$2,580.00
Extended Cremation Service Package – Oversized Coffin
$3,380.00
Extended Cremation Service Package – Infant

(Capsule not to exceed 110cm long)

$1,337.00
Purchase of an assembled capsule
$463.00
Refrigerated storage of coffin (per night, maximum 5 nights)
$39.00
Cleaning of Cremator (per hour or part thereof)
$185.00
Extra Charge on Byron Coffins

(extra residue, extra processing) 

$88.00

Names of the intended person/s must be specified at the time of Exclusive Right of Internment  purchase.

Hold on the right to purchase an Exclusive Right of Interment
Cost
The hold is for a three-month period in line with CEM 02 Interment Rights Policy
$176.00
Extension of Hold
Cost
The plot is held for an additional three months. Maximum hold time 6 months total.
$176.00
Hold on the right to purchase an Exclusive Right of Interment – Cremated Remains
Cost
Applicable for all plots for cremated remains.
$83.00
Extension of Hold
Cost
The plot is held for an additional three months. Maximum hold time 6 months total.
$83.00
Exclusive Right Fee includes Certificate
Cost
Exclusive Right Fee includes Certificate
$10.00
Copy of Exclusive Right Certificate
$10.00
Transfer of Exclusive Rights of Interment
Cost
Transfer of Exclusive Right of Burial into another person’s name
$209.00

Refund of Exclusive Rights
Upon proof of purchase, 75% of the fee at time of purchase will be refunded less a $39.00 administration fee and the certificate fee of $16.00 (pre-1st July 2013), $10.00 after 1st July 2013

Second Interment: Section A & G
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is below 750mm from ground level
$1,213.00
Third & subsequent Interment: Section A & G
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is 500mm from ground level
$1,213.00
Second Interment: Section B
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is below 750mm from ground level
$1,213.00
Third & subsequent Interment: Section B
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is 500mm from ground level
$1,213.00
Second Interment: Section C, D & Monument B
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is below 750mm from ground level
$1,213.00
Third & subsequent Interment: Section C, D & Monument B
Cost
Where the upper surface of coffin is 500mm from ground level (includes excavation)
$1,213.00
Grave Investigation
Cost
To ascertain depth per hour per staff member
$123.00
Miscellaneous Charges
Cost
Extra Depth fee
$406.00
Exhumations coffins – ground preparation (Ministerial approval required)
$1,275.00
Disinterment of Cremated Remains from ground
$123.00
Removal of Cremated Remains from Columbarium/Niche Wall
$123.00
Pre-digging of grave
$508.00
Display Beam Annual Fee
$787.00
Columbarium replacement granite panel
$441.00
Grave Shoring

(to stabilise the grave sides) 

$330.00
Chapel Services
Cost
Chapel Hire, includes private family viewing room and Kitchenette (per hour)
$363.00
Chapel Overtime Fee (per hour or part thereof)
$168.00
Hire of Viewing room only per hour (does not include cremation viewing)
$124.00
Memorial Bench
Cost
Installation of memorial benches
$513.00
Non-regular hour service charges
Cost
Monday - Friday: After 4.30pm (per staff per hour)
$185.00
Monday - Friday: Cremations after 3:00pm (per hour or part thereof)
$185.00
Monday - Friday: Burials after 4.00pm (per hour per staff or part thereof)
$185.00
Monday - Friday: After 3hrs has been exceeded (per staff per hour)
$247.00
Weekends: Per hour per staff member
$247.00
Public Holidays: Per hour per staff member

(Weekends and public holidays minimum two hours labour)

$247.00
Memorial Permits
Cost
Plaques (Fee is GST Exempt)
$123.00
Headstones (Fee is GST Exempt)
$209.00
Monuments (Fee is GST Exempt)
$309.00
Memorial Installation Fees via Thorak Staff
Cost
Plaque
$123.00
Removal and/or re-installation of memorial plaque
$123.00
Other Charges
Cost
Marquee Rental 4 x 4 m (includes 20 chairs)
$123.00
Marquee Rental 6 x 3 m (includes 20 chairs)
$185.00
Funeral Directors Permit Fee per financial year (Fee is GST Exempt)
$1,291.00
Ornamental Memorial options (Urns, necklaces and keepsakes)
Cost + 50%
Brass Plaques – various sizes and designs
Cost + 50%
Floating Plaques and Ornamental Cylinders
Cost + 50%
Administration Charge

All mentioned fees and charges in this schedule carry an administrational charge of 10% for  customers that are not Litchfield residents at the time of purchase.

Excludes Exclusive Right of Burial Fee. Customers must show evidence of residential address by way of driver’s license or recent (no older  than 90 days) government correspondence with a residential address within the Litchfield  Municipality.

10% on fee charged

Infant Subsidy

  • For  burial  or  cremation  costs  of  children  two  years and  under,  including  stillborn  children. This  does  not  include un‐registrable foetus.
  • The subsidy will be available up  to a maximum of  fifty percent (50%) of  the interment cost or 50% of  the  cremation cost or $900.00 whichever is lesser, at any section of Thorak Regional Cemetery.
  • The parent or legal guardian is a resident within the Darwin, Palmerston or Litchfield municipalities.
  • The subsidy will be for the interment cost or cremation cost (not both) and will be applicable at the time of  service as a one‐off only payment. One claim per infant.
  • The subsidy will be paid to individual residents only and will not be available to organisations or government  agencies carrying out interments or cremations for children in their care.
  • The subsidy will only be available on receipt of proof of residence within the Darwin, Palmerston and Litchfield  Municipalities. Proof of residence will require photo identification with a current address shown, or a letter  or  account  for  utilities  service  including  Power  Water  (no  older  than  3‐month‐old),  a  current  rental  agreement, rates notice, or any other identification document as approved by the Cemetery Manager.