A burning issue for Illawarra cemeteries

Kate McIlwain
Updated April 3 2017 - 5:48pm, first published 5:30pm
A burning issue for Illawarra cemeteries
A burning issue for Illawarra cemeteries

Illawarra residents who die are three times more likely to be cremated than they are to be buried, the latest statistics on cemeteries and cremations show.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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