Funerals and places of worship are subject to the one person per two square metre rule and a COVID-Safe business registration. All attendees (excluding those from the same household), are required to adhere to the 2 sq. metre rule.
To comply with this amendment, The Palmdale Group advises: Funeral and Memorial Services held in our chapels will have the following numbers allowable due to 2 sq metre rule. Social distancing is still to be strictly adhered to.
Our current chapel capacities are as follows to comply with social distancing:
St Patricks of Nulkaba Chapel – 50 mourners seated (staff and officiants inclusive in this number)
In accordance with the framework, a record must be kept of all attendees names and contact details for each funeral gathering still applies.
Please note that Weddings have separate restrictions than the above and are the following: weddings up to 300 guests, excluding the persons being married, the persons conducting the service, one photographer and one videographer. Adhering to the 2 sq. metre rule, 60 guests (inclusive of officiants and staff) may be allowed in the chapel for a wedding as per government regulations.
St Patrick’s Chapel at Nulkaba is the perfect location to say “I do“, right on the doorstep of the picturesque Hunter Valley wine region.
The ideal choice for your special day
St. Patricks of Nulkaba is surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds for your picturesque day with authentic sandstone walls, stained-glass windows and an intimate setting within. The chapel has a tradition of being the perfect venue to tie the knot on the doorstep of vineyards and the rolling hillside of the Valley.
St. Patricks of Nulkaba is located five-minutes from the heart of the Hunter Valley on the corner of Wine Country Drive and Kerlew Street within Cessnock. For your personal ceremony or service, the chapel is able to accommodate 130 people.