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All Souls' Day 2018 24/10/2017

GMCT will host community All Souls' Day masses at our cemeteries in October and November 2018.

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Memorialising young people 27/09/2018

GMCT is seeking community input on how cemeteries can best support the remembrance of children and young people who have passed away. 

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Infant memorial service 04/10/2018

Charity organisation Sands will hold an infant memorial service at Preston Cemetery on Thursday 4 October 2018. 

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New community parkland for Altona 25/09/2018

Upcoming environmental works at Altona will fast track the opening of a new memorial parkland and community nature reserve.

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Online mapping update 14/09/2018

GMCT's online GIS mapping function has been updated to help you pinpoint locations during your visit. 

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Sharing Williamstown's legacy 31/08/2018

A successful volunteer-run group is working to share the rich history and heritage of Williamstown Cemetery, bringing the community together and drawing people back to their local cemetery in the process.

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Join our Community Voice Panel 31/08/2018

Would you like to have a say on matters relating to your local cemetery? Join GMCT’s new online Community Voice Panel to help shape the future of cemeteries and memorialisation in your community.

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Northcote records unearthed 31/08/2018

New information available online provides insight into those interred at Northcote Cemetery – a quaint cemetery in Melbourne’s northern suburbs which closed 110 years ago.

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Smoke hazard at Footscray Cemetery 30/08/2018

Please note Footscray Cemetery is inside the exclusion zone around this morning's factory fire in Tottenham in Melbourne's west.  

 

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Success for GMCT’s funeral director portal 30/08/2018

New data shows that a growing number of ‘cremation only ’ bookings that GMCT receives from funeral directors are now made online.