Losing the plot: death is permanent, but your grave isn’t

Lynley Wallis, Alice Gorman, Heather Burke

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Headstones at the Dudley Park cemetery in Payneham, South Australia, were recently bulldozed as part of the ongoing “recycling” of more than 400 graves. Some people were shocked to realise that gravesites are not permanent and many have expressed their “disgust” and concern over the practice.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2014


  • Death
  • Death and dying series
  • Burial
  • Cemetery


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