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Seventh Avenue bridge works 20/02/2020

The Seventh Avenue Bridge at Fawkner Memorial Park will undergo repair works in 2020.

For safety reasons, the bridge has been funnelled to one lane to ensure only one light vehicle is on the bridge at any given time.

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Construction Commencing: Gallery of the Saints mausoleum stage 4 - Keilor cemetery 19/02/2020

Construction is set to commence on stage 4 of the Gallery of the Saints mausoleum at Keilor cemetery.

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Fawkner Memorial Park statue restoration 14/02/2020

GMCT will be conducting statue restoration works on site in the Holy Family Mausoleum from Monday 17 February through to Friday 28 February 2020.

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Public vehicle access closure at Burwood Cemetery 10/02/2020

GMCT has closed all public vehicle access to this cemetery until further notice.

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Temporary path closure 31/01/2020

GMCT is undertaking pipe realignment works as part of the burial vaults development project at Keilor Cemetery.

During these works the pedestrian access from the overpass at Tunnecliffe Court in the north-east corner of the site will be closed.

There will be no disruption to funeral services while these works are in place.

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Altona Memorial Park administration office reopening 20/01/2020

On Monday 20 January 2020, the Altona Memorial Park administration office will reopen following refurbishment works.


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Road works at Northern Memorial Park 15/01/2020

GMCT will be conducting asphalt repair works at River Red Gum Circuit, adjacent to the Sugar Gum area.

The far north section of the road and roundabout adjacent to the Sugar Gum area will be closed from Wednesday 15 January through to Monday 20 January, 2020.

If you visiting the Snow Gum or Sugar Gum areas, you will need to turn right immediately on entry at the May Street gates and access these areas via Lomandra Lane.

Signage will be in place at the May Street entry to Northern Memorial Park.

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Total fire ban, Monday 30 December 30/12/2019

Today (Monday 30 December 2019) has been declared a total fire ban day for the entire state of Victoria.

GMCT has enacted its Bushfire Management Plan, and the following cemeteries will be closed for visitation today: Emerald, Andersons Creek, Yarra Glen, Healesville.

Services scheduled for these cemeteries have been postponed in consultation with the relevant parties. For up-to-date information about a service scheduled at one of these sites today, please call our Customer Care team on 1300 022 298.

Please remember: naked flames, including candles, are not permitted at GMCT sites at any time. Please ensure cigarettes are extinguished responsibly.


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Northern Memorial Park operations ceased for remainder of 20 Dec 20/12/2019

Smoke resulting from a nearby grassfire has led to the closure of Northern Memorial Park.

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Major system upgrades happening from 13 December – 16 December 13/12/2019

GMCT website and contact centre affected

Our website will be temporarily unavailable between 3pm – 6pm on Sunday 15 December. There are some minor changes to the operating hours for bookings and general enquiries.