Rookwood Cemetery Uncovered: A Dying to Know Day Event

Take this unique opportunity to learn more about cemeteries, from history through to operations, as a part of Dying to Know Day 2020.

Friday 14 August 2020, 10.30am – 1.00pm

Rookwood General Cemetery is partnering with The Groundswell Project to host an event focused on starting healthy and insightful conversations around the process of losing a loved one.
  • How does a cemetery work?
  • What should I do if a loved one passes away?
  • Celebrants – opportunities for services without a priest
  • Buddhist meditations – spiritual life after death and grieving
  • Should I plan ahead and pre-purchase a grave?
  • Lifelong connections and services at Rookwood after one’s passing.
Speakers:
  • Mark Bundy, Manager of Operations, Rookwood General Cemetery
  • Diane Luccitti, Director, Elite Funerals
  • Anthony Burke, President, Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants
  • Bhante Akāliko Bhikkhu, Buddhist community representative
  • Dimity d’Arbon, Stakeholder Relationships Manager, Rookwood General Cemetery
Join us in person: Rookwood Cemetery Uncovered will be held in the All Souls, Rookwood Cemetery. Due to space restrictions, event ticketing will be limited to 20, with a first-come, first-served basis. If you need to cancel your booking, please contact us as soon as possible as someone else may be able to take your place.
 
Participate online: In 2020, Dying to Know Day is bringing events to direct to you, with Dying to Know Day – Home Delivered. This means you can attend the Rookwood Cemetery Uncovered event via livestream.