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GMCT CEO on 'Talking Health' 08/02/2016

GMCT CEO Jacqui Weatherill recently appeared on the 3AW radio show 'Talking Health'.

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The Great Cemetery Open Day 24/04/2016

April 24 - save the date!

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Sustainable Funerals Workshop 23/02/2016

What is natural burial, and what makes it sustainable? Join the conversation at a workshop on sustainable funerals to be held as part of the Sustainable Living Festival, which runs from 6-28 February.

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Preston Cemetery Storm Damage 02/02/2016

GMCT wishes to advise visitors to Preston Cemetery and members of the public that strong winds during the weekend of 30 January resulted in damage to portions of Preston Cemetery.

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GMCT on The Morning Show 25/01/2016

GMCT CEO Jacqui Briggs-Weatherill recently appeared on The Morning Show to discuss funeral pre-planning.   

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Join us for a screening of 'A Will for the Woods' 27/02/2016

The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust invites you to join the conversation around sustainable end of life choices at our screening of the acclaimed documentary film 'A Will for the Woods'.

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Bushfire Safety at GMCT 19/01/2016

GMCT recognises the responsibility we have to all visitors entering our cemeteries during the summer months when there is a heightened risk of bushfires.

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Tribute to WWII Hero at Burwood Cemetery 05/01/2016

A new tribute is in place to remember RAAF member William Allan Baxter, who is buried at Burwood Cemetery.

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Werribee Mausoleum Extension Opens 30/12/2015

GMCT hosted some high profile guests at the recent opening of the Werribee Mausoleum extension.

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GMCT Remembers William Charles Scurry 24/12/2015

A plaque in remembrance of William Charles Scurry (1895-1963) was recently unveiled at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery on the centenary of the evacuation of Australian troops from Gallipoli during World War I.