CGVC committed to cemetery repair

CLARE and Gilbert Valleys Council is working to determine the final damage bill from last week’s senseless destruction of almost 50 gravestones and memorials at the Auburn Cemetery.

Council is also working to contact the next of kin affected by damage to monuments and memorials.

Offers of help have been coming from all parts, including the State Government, after Premier, Jay Weatherill, promised to commit funds and work with council to repair the damage.

Member for Frome, Geoff Brock, visited the Auburn Cemetery on Sunday with CGVC Mayor, Allan Aughey.

“This is a disgusting act of senseless violence,” Mr Brock said.

“The State Government has committed to putting funds towards its repairs, however when we do find those responsible they will be held accountable.