Established as one of five Class A cemetery trusts under the provisions of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003, RPCV is accountable to the Minister for Health through the Department of Health.
RPCV encompasses Bendigo, Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, White Hills, Axedale, Pine Lodge, Kialla West and Emu Creek cemeteries and the Central Victorian Crematorium located at our Eaglehawk Remembrance Park. Today RPCV also manage the Axedale Catholic, Sunbury and Donnybrook cemeteries. RPCV has a broader responsibility to provide leadership, support and assistance to Class B cemetery trusts across central Victoria.
To learn more about the history of each site, please visit our cemetery history page.