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Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery tree removals 19/08/2019

Removing any tree is a hard decision but if the tree is past its useful life and is a safety hazard it must be removed. 

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Assumption of Mary at Preston Mausoleum 05/08/2019

Join The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust to celebrate the Assumption of Mary at Preston Mausoleum.

 

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Rose pruning workshops in July 10/07/2019

GMCT’s free rose pruning workshops will be held in Melbourne’s north, west and east. Locations are Fawkner Memorial Park, Lilydale Memorial Park and Altona Memorial Park. The dates and times are the same for each site: Tuesday 16 July from 10-11am and Thursday 18 July from 1-2pm.

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Planting trees for a resilient city 28/06/2019

GMCT was recently announced as an implementation partner for the ambitious Living Melbourne strategy developed with Resilient Melbourne and the Nature Conservancy for a greener, more liveable Melbourne.

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Police Association Victoria honours its founder 28/06/2019

GMCT hosted The Police Association Victoria this week as they gathered at Burwood Cemetery to commemorate Inspector Francis Heaney, a founding member of the association.

 

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A unique community partnership 28/06/2019

Northcote Cemetery is proving to be an exciting outdoor classroom for a group of young horticulturists-in-training with intellectual disabilities. 

Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre provides a range of pre-accredited courses, including horticulture, to adults within the further education sector. 

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Coburg Cemetery tree removal works 28/06/2019

GMCT has conducted an extensive audit of trees across the site and will be removing 40 declining cypress trees along the James Street boundary.

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Historic headstones to be reinstated at Coburg 28/05/2019

GMCT will be reinstating approximately 300 headstones to their original sites at Coburg Cemetery as part of a project to preserve the legacy of those interred at the historic cemetery.

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GMCT hosts international guests 28/05/2019

GMCT hosted 50 international visitors this month as part of the Asia Cemetery Funeral Expo and Conference tour.