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Chinese Ancestor Day 08/05/2017

Chinese Ancestor Day was recently commemorated at Fawkner Memorial Park.

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Update on tearoom refurbishment 28/04/2017

The tearooms at Fawkner Memorial Park are an important heritage site. To ensure the longevity and amenity of the building – along with retaining and protecting its heritage – GMCT is undertaking a series of maintenance and refurbishment works.

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Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum officially opened 27/04/2017

The Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum at Fawkner Memorial Park was officially opened this month in front of over 500 guests.

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Planning ahead with GMCT 26/04/2017

Plan ahead for your funeral or the funeral of a loved one before the end of this financial year.

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2017 Mother's Day remembrance service 14/05/2017

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

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Anzac Day commemoration 2017 26/04/2017

GMCT commemorated Anzac Day at Fawkner Memorial Park on Monday 24 April 2017.

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Modified operating hours 14/04/2017

Please note that GMCT receptions will operate on a modified timetable over the Easter period.

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Safety improvements at GMCT 11/04/2017

In December 2016, GMCT introduced a new online contractor/supplier management system that improves workplace health and safety in our cemeteries. The introduction of this system is part of GMCT’s commitment to providing safe spaces for all visitors to GMCT locations.

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Thousands of records, millions of stories 10/04/2017

Noela Bajjali, manager corporate information at GMCT, is a guardian of our rich collection of historical records - some dating back more than 150 years. Following our recent community working bee to prepare records for digitisation, Noela discusses the process of uncovering, preserving and making the stories of our communities available for years to come.

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Bike tours at Fawkner Memorial Park 22/04/2017

Bike tours will be returning to Fawkner Memorial Park in 2017 following our successful Great Cemetery Open Day tours in 2016. Join GMCT and The Squeaky Wheel to get fit, meet other members of your local community and explore some of the cemetery’s beautiful hidden places.