Heritage Festival Cemetery Tour

cemetery walk tour group

Discover the stories behind the epitaphs for union leaders Eugene ‘Paddy’ O’Neill, Percy Brookfield, William ‘Bill’ O’Neil and miners James Kennedy, Sidney Charles Massey and others like the unusual story of Willam Cow, Assistant Chief Engineer of BHP who was so respected BHP employees paid for his headstone.

Good Friday 7 April 2023 9am. Meet at Broken Hill Tourist Park

Morning tea kindly sponsored by the Broken Hill Tourist Park at the end of tour. Estimated length of tour: 2hrs.


Honouring those that served our community

We remember our pioneering Sisters of Mercy, Matron Strang-carer of the aged, June Bronhill honouring Broken Hill by her name, Otto Holten - great friend to all home builders and many more. An appropriate walk for the evening of Good Friday.

Good Friday 7 April 2023 6.30pm. Turn left from MacGillivray Drive into Rakow Drive and park along roadside.


Limited lanterns available for night tour.

Please wear comfortable, enclosed footwear.  Bring your water bottle. 


  • Friday, 07 April 2023 | 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Friday, 07 April 2023 | 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM


Morning Tour departs from the entrance of the Broken Hill Caravan Park
Night Tour departs from the entrance of the Broken Hill Cemetery

Broken Hill Cemetery, Rakow Street, Broken Hill, 2880, View Map

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