News

14
May

Construction Begins at Macarthur Memorial Park

Construction Begins at Macarthur Memorial Park Construction commenced in May on a world-class memorial and parkland destination at Varroville in south-west Sydney, providing the people of Campbelltown with a new place to enjoy, gather and exercise. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site on 27 February 2020 and attended by representatives of operator Catholic Cemeteries + Crematoria (CC+C) and

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27
Feb

Ground-breaking Ceremony Macarthur Memorial Park

Ground-breaking Ceremony – 27 February 2020 The first sod at Macarthur Memorial Park was turned by key members of the NSW government, industry and community leaders. An indigenous smoking ceremony was also held on the site.  

18
Nov

Macarthur Memorial Park Community Survey

Community Survey We want to ensure all individuals and groups have the opportunity to collaborate with us. Your experience and opinions are important to us and we want to know what you think about cemeteries and funeral services, so we can create a modern new cemetery that meet the needs of the community. Can you please help us by taking

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15
Sep

Building Update

Macarthur Memorial Park Building Update Please note that civil works are due to commence at the site in February 2020 and construction of the main buildings in April 2020. Macarthur Memorial Park is scheduled to open in 2022.

16
Jul

Cemetery approved to meet critical shortage of burial plots

PRESS RELEASE Cemetery approved to meet critical shortage of burial plots The NSW Independent Planning Commission has recommended for approval a Crown cemetery at Varroville, proposed by the Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust following extensive community consultation. Community leaders have welcomed the approved development of the new multi-faith cemetery on the outskirt of Sydney to meet the needs of a rapidly

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12
Sep

Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust Welcomes JRPP Decision

Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust Welcomes JRPP Decision The Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (CMCT), has welcomed the South West Joint Regional Planning Panel’s (JRPP) decision to amend the Campbelltown Local Environmental Plan (LEP) to permit a multi-denominational lawn cemetery at Varroville. The JRPP’s decision follows a comprehensive planning process over three years, with approvals at both local and state levels, as

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15
May

Macarthur Memorial Park To Restore Historic Buildings At Varroville

Macarthur Memorial Park To Restore Historic Buildings At Varroville Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (CMCT) plans to make a multi-million dollar investment in the much needed restoration of historic buildings in the Varroville Estate west of Campbelltown. The owner of the 113 hectares of land, the CMCT has released a detailed conservation management plan to restore the site’s dilapidated and partly

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