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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.

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Preston Cemetery Road Rehabilitation Works 11/12/2019

This project is part of the road rehabilitation works occurring across GMCT. During the works access will be maintained for all visitors and funeral directors.

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Fawkner Memorial Park – footbridge closure 29/11/2019

The footbridge near Joyce Chapel at Fawkner Memorial Park is temporarily closed while inspection and maintenance works are conducted. Visitors can use two other bridges for access from the carpark to the Joyce Chapel.

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Altona Memorial Park office closure 07/11/2019

From Tuesday 12 November 2019 until late January 2020, the Altona Memorial Park administration office will be closed for refurbishment works. During this time, the West Region office will operate temporarily from Keilor Cemetery.

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Christmas remembrance services at GMCT 06/11/2019

Come along to these family-friendly Christmas carols and remembrance services to commemorate and remember loved ones.

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Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery footpath works 11/10/2019

Please note footpath works will be carried out at Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery from Friday 11 October 2019 until Thursday 31 October 2019.


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Williamstown Cemetery footpath renewal works 09/10/2019

GMCT will carry out footpath renewal works at Williamstown Cemetery from Friday 11 October 2019 until Thursday 31 October 2019.

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Michael Doery Appointed Trust Chair 24/09/2019

Michael Doery has been appointed the new Chair of the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust.

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Congratulations to our new CEO 18/09/2019

On behalf of The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust we are pleased to announce that Deb Ganderton has been appointed as our new CEO.

Deb has been acting as our interim CEO since Jacqui Weatherill departed to take on the CEO role at the City of Stonnington in July this year.

The appointment was announced today by Trust Chair, Geoff Mabbett.

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Altona Memorial Park Road Works 17/09/2019

Altona Memorial Park

Road Rehabilitation Works

 GMCT is undertaking road repair works at Altona Memorial Park.