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One of Australia's wealthiest, largest and oldest cemeteries is in disarray amid claims of serious misconduct, bullying and internal division.
- Claims serious misconduct, bullying hang over cemetery's board
- NSW Government steps in to place the cemetery under administration
- Questions arise over personal expenses of its CEO
The board of the Rookwood cemetery, in Sydney's west, has been dissolved and the New South Wales Government has appointed an administrator in its place.
|My mother at the grave of her grandmother Sarah Stead|
They had planned to settle near her brother-in-law Edward Crunden Stead who lived in Sunny Corners. When Sarah died in quarantine, she was buried in Rookwood with her grave dug by the Rookwood gravedigger, none other than her brother-in-law Edward Stead.
|Sarah Elvery Stead|
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I hate thinking that there is chaos around Rookwood and only hope that the graves are tended and undisturbed while things are worked out.