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Digitisation at Altona Memorial Park 28/08/2016

On Sunday 28 August at Altona Memorial Park Friends of Williamstown Cemetery are going to begin working with GMCT's records team to get historic Williamstown Cemetery records ready for digitisation.

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GMCT marks Dying to Know Day 15/08/2016

The Crick Chapel at Fawkner Memorial Park hosted a dynamic discussion about death this week as part of GMCT’s Dying to Know Day event.

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Tree removal at Altona Memorial Park 09/08/2016

Contractors are scheduled to remove three trees at Altona Memorial Park on Tuesday 9 August 2016.

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Tree removal at Keilor Cemetery 03/08/2016

Earthworks have commenced as part of GMCT's expansion of Keilor Cemetery.

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Historic Williamstown Cemetery fountain to be restored 03/08/2016

The historic landmark fountain at the Williamstown Cemetery will be restored to its former glory as part of a joint funding initiative between Victoria’s Heritage Restoration Fund and GMCT.

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GMCT at the ACGB grief lecture 2016 02/08/2016

18-month-old Sophie Schulz died in 2009 after she became caught underneath a hydraulic massage table. Recently her parents spoke at a grief lecture to help others deal with grief and bereavement.

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GMCT's new mapping system goes live 28/07/2016

The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust has introduced a new Geographical Information Systems (GIS) mapping system that is now available to the public.

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Dying to Know Day at GMCT 08/08/2016

GMCT is supporting the conversation around end-of-life matters by participating in Dying To Know Day, an international day aimed to improve death literacy and comfort talking about death-related matters.

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Introducing 'GMCT Stories' 21/07/2016

GMCT is pleased to share our new short film, 'GMCT Stories', which provides an insight into the experiences of our staff and how they find meaning in their work.

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Remembering Sophie: ACGB Grief Lecture 2016 28/07/2016

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) Grief Lecture 2016, 'Remembering Sophie' will be held on 28 July.