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Making quality decisions 27/04/2018

When it comes to choosing what is best for you and your family, GMCT supports planning ahead and making quality decisions – ensuring that the wishes of you and your loved ones are considered and respected. Being prepared gives you peace of mind and means you determine how you’d like to be remembered. 

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Mother's Day at GMCT 13/05/2018

Join GMCT and Le Pine Funerals for a special Mother's Day remembrance service at Lilydale Memorial Park.

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Anzac Commemoration Ceremony 23/04/2018

GMCT’s ANZAC commemoration ceremony will honour the thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who served and died during World War I, and all others past and present who have served their country.

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Making cemeteries safer places to work 13/04/2018

As an organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of our staff, contractors, stakeholders, and visitors to all our sites, the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) wishes to formally acknowledge Tobin Brothers Funerals as having achieved registration and prequalification with CM3, one of Australia’s leading online OH&S management systems.

 

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Traffic conditions at Fawkner Memorial Park 05/04/2018

There will be changed traffic conditions at the Sydney Road entrance to Fawkner Memorial Park on Saturday 7 April. Traffic control will be in place, but visitors are advised to use the Boundary Road and Box Forest Road entrances where possible. 

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Easter office hours 29/03/2018

GMCT cemetery receptions will operate on a modified timetable from 30 March 2018 - 2 April 2018. 

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Understanding GMCT's pricing 22/03/2018

GMCT is a self-funding not-for-profit organisation entrusted with caring for our 19 cemeteries and memorial parks in perpetuity.  The price of the memorial chosen by you and your family contributes to lasting care of our parks, giving peace of mind to our communities and to future generations.

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Parks for the future 24/03/2018

Green open spaces at GMCT cemeteries and memorial parks will play an important role in maintaining Melbourne’s liveability in the future, according to new research.  

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Protecting Fawkner’s heritage 27/03/2018

The development of GMCT’s conservation management plan for Fawkner Memorial Park is a milestone in the protection of the cemetery’s historical treasures.

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New plots at GMCT 22/02/2018

Community members are invited to register their interest in new plots to become available as part of a series of major infrastructure projects at our cemeteries and memorial parks.