• Date: 08/05/2017
  • Cemetery: GMCT Home


GMCT will be marking Mother's Day in 2017 with a range of free activities at our cemeteries:  

Floral memorial boards

GMCT invites you to write a note of dedication and place it on a special floral memorial at our receptions at Lilydale Memorial Park, Fawkner Memorial Park and Altona Memorial Park.

A complimentary memorial carnation to take away will be given to each visitor leaving a tribute.

Please note:

GMCT’s memorial board is available during the reception hours listed below at Fawkner Memorial Park, Lilydale Memorial Park and Altona Memorial Park until May 31, 2017. Those wishing to save their tribute may come and remove it at any time prior to the end of the month.

Altona Memorial Park:

  • 8.30am - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)

  • 10.00am - 3.00pm (Saturday)

Fawkner Memorial Park:

  • 8.30am - 5.00pm (Monday - Friday)

  • 9.00am - 4.00pm (Saturday)

  • 11.00am-3.00pm (Sunday and public holidays)

Lilydale Memorial Park:

  • 9.00am - 5.00pm (Monday – Friday)

Courtesy bus at Fawkner Memorial Park

On Sunday 14 May between 9am and 3pm, A Mother’s Day courtesy bus will be provided at Fawkner Memorial Park and Northern Memorial Park to assist you to move around cemetery grounds.

The bus will leave Fawkner train station every half hour and covers key areas within both cemeteries. There will be a number of designated bus stops around the grounds and maps will be provided in the bus to assist families with the designated bus route.

Mother’s Day Service at Lilydale Memorial Park

In conjunction with Le Pine Funerals, GMCT will host a Mother’s Day remembrance service at Lilydale Memorial Park on Sunday 14 May at 10.00am. Find out more and RSVP here.

Win Flowers for a Year competition

Pick up an entry form at GMCT receptions and answer the question “What flower best signifies remembrance to you?” and you could win a year’s worth of fresh flowers – competition closes on 30 June 2017. Terms and conditions apply.