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Remembrance service returns to Sandgate for pregnancy and infant loss

An opportunity for families to reflect and remember lost infants and babies is returning to Sandgate Cemetery this month.

Major restoration of Sandgate Cemetery chapel now complete

The historic chapel at Sandgate Cemetery is enjoying a new lease of life, thanks to more than $715,000 of upgrades.

Major restoration planned for Sandgate Cemetery’s historic chapel

An important piece of the Hunter region’s architectural history located at Sandgate Cemetery will be preserved following the announcement of a major funding grant.

Gary’s “obsession” to ensure Australian Diggers are not forgotten

Gary Mitchell is dedicated to ensuring that no Digger is forgotten. The 61-year-old applies for headstones and plaques for World War I servicemen who lie in unmarked graves. His interest in the plight of...

The most heartbreaking goodbye: remembering pregnancy and infant loss

Emily Magee will always be a mum, without a baby. She was 28 weeks pregnant when she made the unimaginably heartbreaking decision to terminate her pregnancy after her unborn daughter was diagnosed with...

Leaving a trace: How objects left at graves tell a story

For some, leaving a memento at a grave is a way of grieving or saying goodbye. University of Newcastle PhD candidate Genevieve Graham, however, has used these objects as her area of research. “I...
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