Some members of the community wish to acknowledge the life of a loved one when they have died with a memorial in a public open space. Many find comfort in having a place to visit and see a public memorial as a tribute to someone who meant a lot to them.

Memorial types can include a bench seat, tree planting, roadside memorials, war memorials, and public artwork.

We are updating our Public Memorials Policy and we’re inviting our community members to give feedback. We’re particularly seeking feedback on what type of memorials you think are appropriate in various locations and how long they should be in place.

Download: Draft Public Memorials Policy

Have your say on our public memorials guidelines