The Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc (or FOBC) was established on 28 July 2001, to preserve and enhance Brisbane’s historic Balmoral Cemetery.

Acknowledgments

Friends of Balmoral Cemetery Inc. are grateful for the assistance of many individuals and organisations for their ongoing support and for some of the information contained in this website:

 

  • Brisbane City Council, City Cemeteries

  • State Library of Queensland

  • Descendants of those who were laid to rest at Balmoral Cemetery

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Projects and Events

Current Projects

Headstone Project

In 2019 FOBC launch the Headstone Project which aims to place a headstone on all unmarked First World War veterans’ graves. Also during 2019 regular trails and clean-ups are held and advertised on Facebook.

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Walking trails  

we do regular guided walks on subjects such as: 

  • Anzac Day Trail

  • Remembrance Day trail

  • Pollies and Pioneers - a governor, mayors, ministers, early retailers, industry icons, explorers, pioneers

  • Women – in honour of the women who have contributed significantly to the local area

  • Cemetery Symbols and Angels Trail (Victorian Period symbols carved in marble)

  • Words of Wisdom - interesting and unusual epitaphs and monumental inscriptions

 

To find out more about upcoming walks:

  • Facebook

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