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.

How To Join Us

Membership is open to all by filling out the application form and paying the annual subscription of $15.00.

Membership benefits include:

A waiver, or reduction, in the cost of tours and activities.
Regular newsletters.
A say in the running of the organisation.
The knowledge that your contribution is directly assisting with the work of the Friends.

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’.

Location

  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

Contact

Opening Hours

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

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