Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium

Memories are forever – keeping those we love near.

Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium is Sydney's oldest facility and is the premier crematorium in Sydney's west. The gardens and crematorium is the most historic, beautiful and tranquil place in Sydney's west and has been a place where families have been able to come to commemorate and celebrate their past and connections ever since 1925.

Our gardens are a place of natural, landscaped beauty maintained by dedicated and highly trained staff.  We are a place where peace and privacy are cherished and will always be respected.

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Directions to Rookwood

Enter off Weeroona Road, through the gate, take the first left down Memorial Avenue and the crematorium is 600m down on your right. You can also watch our Finding Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Cemetery video below for a live view.

Directions to the Chapels

Each of our three chapels are located within the main building as indicated in the image below.

Chapel locations within Rookwood Memorial Gardens main building.

Upcoming Services

You can find more information about an upcoming service at Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium via the search below.

Prearrange a Memorial

Prearranging a memorial for yourself or for your whole family ensures that you have a place where you can always be together, forever.

It's financially wise as you pay today's price and avoid inflation. Your requirements will be carried out at an agreed cost and your loved ones won't have the stress of making decisions on your behalf at a difficult time.

Why Memorialise?

A memorial is a focus for reflection and a permanent marker for a life lived where family, friends and future generations can come to remember and pay their respects. 

There is a large range of memorial options to select from here at Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium.

Discover the options available.

Community & Events

Rookwood Memorial Gardens works closely with our local community. We host annual Mother's Day and Father's Day services. These services offer families a place to reflect, remember and honour the memory of those we have lost. We also host Open Day and regular information sessions.

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Cremation Memorial Options

Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium is a beautiful, secure and peaceful environment where cremated remains can be placed forever. Family members and descendants can come here and reflect to celebrate the life of their relative or friend. At Rookwood the cremation memorial options include chair estates, gazebo memorials, niche memorials and rose gardens.

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Cremation FAQ

In this section Family Service Advisers have answered some of the most commonly asked questions around cremation, the cremation process, and what people do with the ashes after the cremation.

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HeavenAddress Online Memorials

HeavenAddress is Australia's leading online memorial and tribute site. You can create an online memorial page where family & friends can post tributes, photos, videos and music to share with others who are also missing your loved one. It's a safe, secure and comforting online environment.