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Vigils for Vietnam Veterans at GMCT 29/02/2016

On Sunday 21 February, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Victorian Branch marked the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, conducting a simultaneous graveside memorial.

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Celebrating our new facilities at Altona Memorial Park 24/02/2016

We welcome the local community to join us in celebrating the opening of Altona Memorial Park’s new chapel complex and gardens.

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Vietnam Veterans Graveside Vigils 21/02/2016

On 21 February 2016, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Victorian Branch will conduct graveside vigils at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery, Keilor Cemetery, Altona Memorial Park and Fawkner Memorial Park as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

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GMCT CEO on 'Talking Health' 08/02/2016

GMCT CEO Jacqui Weatherill recently appeared on the 3AW radio show 'Talking Health'.

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The Great Cemetery Open Day 24/04/2016

April 24 - save the date!

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Sustainable Funerals Workshop 23/02/2016

What is natural burial, and what makes it sustainable? Join the conversation at a workshop on sustainable funerals to be held as part of the Sustainable Living Festival, which runs from 6-28 February.

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Preston Cemetery Storm Damage 02/02/2016

GMCT wishes to advise visitors to Preston Cemetery and members of the public that strong winds during the weekend of 30 January resulted in damage to portions of Preston Cemetery.

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GMCT on The Morning Show 25/01/2016

GMCT CEO Jacqui Briggs-Weatherill recently appeared on The Morning Show to discuss funeral pre-planning.   

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Join us for a screening of 'A Will for the Woods' 27/02/2016

The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust invites you to join the conversation around sustainable end of life choices at our screening of the acclaimed documentary film 'A Will for the Woods'.

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Bushfire Safety at GMCT 19/01/2016

GMCT recognises the responsibility we have to all visitors entering our cemeteries during the summer months when there is a heightened risk of bushfires.