Brisbane City Council’s Pinnaroo Crematorium is at Bridgeman Downs on Brisbane’s northside. Pinnaroo neighbours a scenic watercourse and its natural bushland houses many native animals. The grounds are popular for walking, jogging and bird watching.
For funeral and memorial services scheduled at Council cemeteries and crematoria, view the funeral and memorial service calendar.
|Location||Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs|
|Postal address||285 Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs Qld 4035|
|Office opening hours||Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: closed
|Visiting hours||Monday to Sunday: 6am to 6pm (gates are unlocked and locked each day)|
|Contact||Contact Pinnaroo Cemetery and Crematorium by:
Where the funeral service is held at a private church or facility, the funeral director will personally deliver the coffin directly to the crematorium. Most cremations take place right after the service and the ashes are ready for collection or placement in a memorial site within three business days.
The cemetery and crematorium has a memorial chapel suitable for all types of funeral services. It has audio/visual facilities, a viewing room and an air conditioned catering facility. It seats approximately 95 people.
Following a funeral service, family and friends can take advantage of our licensed catering and reception services to commemorate the life and passing of their loved one.
Creating a memorial in a garden or on a memorial wall helps keep the memory of a loved one alive, providing a tangible and eternal place for family and friends to visit and pay their respects. At Pinnaroo we have a variety of options available including:
Various garden settings and memorial wall options are available at Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery and Crematorium including:
Alternatively, ashes can be interred into grave sites.
Returned service personnel and their spouses are recognised and remembered in a designated area of the cemetery. The services available include lawn graves and walls for ashes.
The Queensland Garden of Remembrance is situated within the Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery and is operated and maintained by the Office of Australian War Graves.
The original garden was opened in the early 1960s and was extended in 1988. Set around a large fig tree, the memorial walls have the capacity for 45,500 plaques.
For queries relating to the Garden of Remembrance, contact the Office of Australian War Graves by:
Each year thousands of people are reported missing in Australia, many of whom never return home. In honour of the people who are never located or remain missing for a lengthy period of time, the Council has created a Missing Persons memorial garden within Pinnaroo Cemetery and Crematorium. The garden provides a place for reflection and hope for the families and friends of loved ones who have not returned.
Central to the memorial garden is a tear drop sculpture and water feature surrounded by a memorial wall for the placement of remembrance plaques. The sculpture and water feature will be illuminated during Missing Persons week which is held in the first week of August each year.
For more information regarding the Missing Persons memorial garden please contact the Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery office by email.
Lawn graves and ashes memorial sites are relatively easy to locate at the cemetery and crematorium. Allotment numbers are marked on the bottom right of most plaques and the numbers run in sequential order. Not all graves have plaques or headstones, so this should be kept in mind when locating a specific grave by number.
For further assistance locating graves and memorial sites, visit the cemetery and crematorium during office hours.
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Alex Gow Funerals can arrange for funeral services to be held at cemeteries and crematoriums in the Brisbane, Greater Brisbane and Moreton Bay areas. With more than a century of experience providing funeral services in these areas, we have come to know the facilities and services of many crematoriums and cemeteries. If you’d like to know more about any site, please don’t hesitate to call us on (07) 3851 7800.