Friends of the Cemeteries Group - Expression of Interest for Membership

Project Overview


Council called for expressions of interest for membership on the Friends of the Cemeteries Group (the Group).

The Group will represent stakeholders, such as family members and the local community, in ongoing discussions regarding Council-controlled cemeteries in the Lockyer Valley.

The Group will be an advisory group whose main functions will include:

  • Raising ideas, concerns and potential solutions relating to local cemeteries
  • Considering and providing feedback on cemetery maintenance works and future projects


To be eligible for membership on the Group, nominees from the community will:

  • Reside or work within, or be closely affiliated with, the Lockyer Valley Regional Council local government area.
  • Have strong community links and knowledge
  • Be committed to working positively in partnership with Lockyer Valley Regional Council to achieve positive outcomes
  • Represent broad community interests rather than personal interests.

How to apply

The initial expression of interest period has now closed however Council may accept late applications to address stakeholder gaps or vacancies.

  1. Download and complete a Public Submission Form from the Document Library on the right, AND;
  2. Lodge it with Council as soon as possiblevia any of the options below:
  • Upload in the Submit Application section on the right, OR;
  • Email to with the Subject: Friends of the Cemeteries Group, OR;
  • Post to Lockyer Valley Regional Council, PO Box 82, Gatton, Qld 4343, OR;
  • Take to one of the Customer Service Centres

More Information

For more information on the Friends of the Cemeteries Group please contact Council by calling 1300 005 872 or emailing

  • Membership Reviewed and Finalised - April-May 2019
  • Proposed first meeting of the Group - June 2019
  • Open for Expressions of Interest: 20 March - 24 April 2019
  • Expressions of Interest Closed - Wednesday 24 April 2019
  • Ongoing - Expressions of Interest

    Expressions of Interest will remain open for applications which may address stakeholder gaps or vacancies.