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Operational updates

Providing our business partners with the latest information to support them, their clients and their families during the pandemic.

Please bookmark this page and check regularly for updates.  

Keeping the community safe

Our cemeteries and memorial parks are open for burial and cremation services and pre- arranged appointments.

Please remember to continue good hygiene habits including washing or sanitising your hands regularly and maintain 1.5 metres social distancing.

The Victorian Government recommends that masks be worn in situations where you cannot socially distance in both indoor and outdoor settings.

For more information how to protect yourself and the communities we serve, please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.


Funeral attendance

  • The Victorian Government recommends that masks be worn in situations where you cannot socially distance in both indoor and outdoor settings.

  • There are no longer any funeral attendance limits for indoor or outdoor services or density quotients.


Funeral protocols

Our chapels are touchpoint cleaned between every service. Our teams will continue following social distancing and good hygiene practices at all indoor and outdoor funerals. For outdoor services, our staff will set up and hand over to the funeral director for the duration of the service.

Under the easing of restrictions, GMCT is able to return to previous service levels by placing seating and sand boxes at services if requested at the time of booking.


Cafe and catering services 

Celeste Catering will continue providing catering for funeral services according to the current restrictions.


Live-streaming

Live-streaming is available for all funeral services in the following chapels: 

A link to the live-stream is provided with your booking confirmation. 


Staying safe

For more information how to protect yourself and the communities we serve, please visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.