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Children's section at Altona Memorial Park 17/01/2018

GMCT has begun the process of naming the children's section at Altona Memorial Park 'Garden of Little Angels'. 

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Visiting our cemeteries 08/01/2018

We look forward to welcoming visitors to our 19 cemeteries and memorial parks in 2018.

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2016-17 annual meeting highlights 20/12/2017

Video highlights from GMCT's 2016-17 annual meeting are now available. This year was dedicated to reviewing and improving our services and products, as well as organisational processes and partnerships, in order to provide you - our families, customers and communities – with a better GMCT experience.

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Managing grief during the holidays 12/12/2017

The emotions we experience as holidays and anniversaries come and go can be intense. GMCT partnered with the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) to produce a series of guides to assist you or a loved one during difficult times. 

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Cemeteries of the future explored 11/12/2017

Cemeteries can take a bold and visionary approach to planning for the future, according to Australia’s most prominent futurist, Dr Peter Ellyard.

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Fawkner expedition for genealogy volunteers 13/12/2017

A group of enthusiastic volunteers from the Victorian branch of the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society (AJGS) recently visited Fawkner Memorial Park to explore and document the resting place of some of Melbourne’s Jewish community.

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Holiday hours at GMCT 04/12/2017

GMCT cemetery receptions will operate on a modified timetable throughout the holiday period.

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Weather warnings and public safety 01/12/2017

Due to extreme wet weather conditions, GMCT is experiencing flooding in some areas of its cemetery and memorial park grounds.

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Cancellation - Carols in the Garden of Angels 01/12/2017

Please note the cancellation of Carols in the Garden of Angels, scheduled to be held at Fawkner Memorial Park on Saturday 2 December.

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A safe summer at our cemeteries 09/01/2017

As we enjoy Melbourne's warm summer weather, please consider how you can ensure your safety when visiting our cemeteries.