Cultural Landscapes Historic Urban Landscape

The Living Heritage of Cemeteries

Premiership Room B, Melbourne Cricket Ground 07/10/2016 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

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Mitchell Welch

Our cemeteries are living monuments to Melbourne’s cultural heritage: to casualties of war, to poets and painters, social reformers, Premiers and prominent people in the history of public life. They record the evolution of a unique burial culture, and set rich waves of Melbourne’s migrant history in stone.