News & Events


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Spring greenery at Campbellfield Creek 05/10/2017

GMCT has been hard at work planting new trees, shrubs and grasses at Fawkner Memorial Park to rehabilitate Campbellfield Creek in partnership with Melbourne Water.

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Meet GMCT’s new trust members 05/10/2017

In September GMCT welcomed three new trust members, appointed by the Minister for Health under the Cemeteries and Crematoria Act 2003 (Vic).

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History and heritage working group concludes 05/10/2017

GMCT manages 19 cemeteries and many are over 100 years old. For the past two years, GMCT’s history and heritage working group has focused on ensuring the lasting recognition and protection of these cemeteries’ rich historical treasures.

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Take a virtual tour of GMCT cemeteries 05/10/2017

GMCT has launched a virtual tour allowing you to step inside our largest and most iconic cemetery, Fawkner Memorial Park – along with its nearest neighbour, Northern Memorial Park – at any time and from any location.  

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GMCT website maintenance 29/06/2017

Please note that GMCT will be undertaking scheduled website maintenance from 10.00pm - 11.00pm on Wednesday 4 October 2017 AEST. 

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Public holiday hours 29/09/2017

Please note GMCT receptions will operate on a modified public holiday timetable on Friday 29 September.

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Temporary change to online funeral listings 22/09/2017

Please note there has been a temporary change to the publication time of daily funeral listings on the GMCT website.

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Fawkner Memorial Park tearooms update 11/09/2017

The historic tearooms at Fawkner Memorial Park have reopened following a power outage on the weekend of 9-10 September 2017. 

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Flooding at Williamstown Cemetery 01/09/2017

Recent flooding at Williamstown Cemetery has cleared and the area is now accessible to visitors. Thank you for your patience.

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Keilor extension opened 01/09/2017

Keilor Cemetery extension was officially opened this week at a special event featuring speeches, multilingual poetry readings and the unveiling of a commemorative plaque.