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May 2018


Mother's Day service 

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July 2018

Rose pruning 

November 2018

All Souls' Day mass   Details
Gallipolli Oak commemoration  Hosted by Keilor Historical Society Event wrap




February 2017



'Death and dying: Lifting the lid on it' 

Eastern Region Palliative Care Consortium

Event wrap 

April 2017



Opening of the Atrium of Holy Angels mausoleum 


Event wrap

Chinese Ancestor Day  


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May 2017



Sands Memorial Service  



Mother's Day


Activities at GMCT 

Christening of the Williamstown Fountain


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August 2017



Opening of Keilor Cemetery extension 


Event wrap

October/November 2017



All Souls Day mass services



November 2017



GMCT annual meeting
Including a special presentation by Dr Peter Ellyard


Event wrap 



February 2016

Vietnam Veterans Graveside Vigil

Vietnam Veterans Assoc. of Australia Victorian branch                     

Event wrap                         

Sustainable Funerals Workshop

This event is hosted by Annie Bolitho and Kinship Ritual. GMCT will have speakers at the event.


Altona Chapel Complex Official Opening


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'A Will for the Woods' Screening


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March 2016



Blessing of the Werribee Mausoleum extension

Blessing to be conducted by Auxiliary Bishop Vincent Long.

Event wrap

April 2016



The Great Cemetery Open Day


Event wrap

May 2016



Mother's Day Ikebana Workshop

 Ikebana International 


Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) Conference



June 2016



Rose pruning demonstration



July 2016



Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) Grief Lecture 2016: 'Remembering Sophie'

GMCT is an event sponsor

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August 2016



Dying to Know Day


8 August 2016 | Fawkner Memorial Park 

October/November 2016



All Souls' Day masses

 Bethel Funerals

Services to be held on a range of dates at numerous GMCT . 

November 2016



Friends With Angels clean up day

 Friends With Angels

16 November 2016, 9.30am-noon | Latrobe section at Northern Memorial Park 

GMCT Annual Meeting


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K&S Funerals information evening

 GMCT is guest speaking

30 November 2016, 7.00pm-8.00pm | 2 Sheppard Street, Thornbury Vic 3071 

December 2016 



Carols in the Garden of Angels

 Friends of the Garden of Angels

3 December 2016, 5.00pm-9.00pm | Fawkner Memorial Park - Garden of Angels 

Christmas With Our Angels (Christmas service and meal)

Friends With Angels

14 December 2016, noon-2.00pm | Latrobe section, Northern Memorial Park