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Important COVID-19 information

Looking after the health and safety of our communities.

Thank you

We're closely monitoring the latest advice from the Department of Health, and doing everything we can to keep you and your families safe.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the availability of our services, and contact the State Government's coronavirus hotline for advice on current restrictions. 


Current metropolitan Melbourne restrictions

As advised by the Department of Health:

  • Fitted face masks are required indoors and outdoors unless an exemption applies to you.

  • Indoor and outdoor funeral services are limited to a maximum of ten (10) mourners (and those workers necessary to conduct the funeral). Children under 12 months are not counted in this limit.

  • Public gatherings are not permitted.

  • Continue to practice good hygiene by washing and sanitising your hands regularly.

  • Maintain social distancing of 1.5 metres.

  • All visitors attending our cemeteries, memorial parks and indoor venues are required to check in by scanning the QR codes located at our entrances. If you are unable to scan a QR code, you must record your attendance by checking-in online for contact tracing purposes. Simply visit https://www.gmct.com.au/covid-19-check-in to check-in.


We're here for you

We know this is an extraordinarily difficult time, particularly for those who have lost a loved one during the pandemic. While the situation continues to evolve, we are committed to supporting the individuals, families and communities who need us.

We have a range of resources to help those who may be struggling with grief and loss during this time. For those who are unable to visit, we are providing contactless flower delivery service.

Our cemeteries and memorial parks are open for essential services including funerals and essential appointments. 


Cafe service

The Fawkner Memorial Park Tearooms and the cafe at Northern Memorial Park will be closed until further notice.    

We will continue to update this page as we learn more for the communities we serve. Please visit the Victorian Government Coronavirus website for the latest information.