Sorry Business – Funeral Details for Maurice Stewart

6 August, 2020

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council and the Office of the Registrar mourns the loss of La Perouse Elder, Maurice Stewart.

A Funeral Service for Maurice will be held today, Thursday 6th August 2020 in the South Chapel of Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park at 1.00pm. 

For those who cannot be there in person, the family have arranged a livestream for community to view the proceedings.

The funeral live-stream can be viewed by clicking here and entering the pin number 9853.

Our thoughts go out to Maurice’s family, the La Perouse community, his colleagues at the Office of the Registrar and his many friends across NSW.


We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the lands where we work as well as across the lands we travel through. We also acknowledge our Elders past, present and emerging.

Artwork Credit: Craig Cromelin, from a painting he did titled, "4 favourite fishing holes". It is a snippet of his growing years on the Lachlan River, featuring yabby, turtle, fish and family.