Repair and Maintenance of Outback Graves

(By Yvonne Coate) In our vast State of Western Australia there are hundreds of old cemeteries and thousands of lonely graves - all landmarks in the development of our country. The general humble standard of many old graves was indicative of the deprived conditions which prevailed in isolated regions, but all have valuable heritage significance. In many old gold mining ghost towns the cemetery is the only remaining landmark - all evidence of buildings having long been removed.