Friends of St Kilda Cemetery

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of St Kilda Cemetery.


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Due to the   Coronavirus Pandemic, all future tours planned by Friends of St Kilda Cemetery through the cemetery will not go ahead at the moment.  The tour scheduled for Sunday 29 March 2020 has been cancelled.

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As the situation changes on a daily basis, please keep an eye on this webpage for further news and updates.

The Friends apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but we are always concerned for the health and safety of all tour participants.

Thank you and keep safe.


Did you know - the remains of three victims from the fever ship “Glen Huntly” were removed from Point Ormond and reburied in St Kilda Cemetery in 1898.

Did you know - that Major General Sir John Hoad, the Australian Army’s second Chief of the General Staff, started his working career as a teacher. His last teaching position was at Brighton Road State School no.1479, St Kilda.

Did you know - that on 27 August 1890 in the St Kilda Cemetery a memorial was unveiled to honour the early pioneers who had come out in the ship ‘Glen Huntly’.


  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East


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Daylight Savings 8.00am - 8.00pm
Normal Hours 8.00am - 6.00pm

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