News & Events


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Holiday operating hours 19/12/2016

GMCT cemetery receptions will operate on a modified timetable throughout the holiday period.

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Tree removal at Fawkner Memorial Park 13/12/2016

Sugar gum trees adjacent to the Fawkner Memorial Park chapel complex are soon to be removed in the interest of public safety.

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Road closure at Fawkner Memorial Park 02/12/2016

Please note a portion of Sixth Avenue at Fawkner Memorial Park will be closed on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December 2016 for maintenance works. 

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Multiculturalism: a cemetery context 30/11/2016

The upcoming GMCT 2015-16 annual meeting will outline our performance and highlights from the 2015-2016 financial year, followed by a special presentation and panel discussion exploring how the cemetery and funeral sectors are adapting to meet the end of life needs of contemporary Australia.

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Tree removal at Burwood Cemetery 17/11/2016

A camphor laurel at the centre of the southern boundary of Burwood Cemetery is to be removed.

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Williamstown fountain restoration update 12/11/2016

The restoration of our historic fountain at Williamstown Cemetery is nearing completion.

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MoreArt at Fawkner 11/11/2016

Fawkner Memorial Park is currently featured in the MoreArt Public Art Show. Come and take a look at the intriguing artwork installation on display next to Fawkner station!

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Exploring symbolism in death 14/11/2016

Have you ever wondered why some flowers are more popular in cemeteries than others? Or wanted to know the stories behind the patterns and shapes carved into headstones?

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Car park closure at Fawkner Memorial Park 14/11/2016

Please note changes to parking arrangements for visitors to the chapels at Fawkner Memorial Park.

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Public Notice – GMCT Tenure Program 08/11/2016

As part of our Tenure Program, GMCT is currently seeking urgent contact from individuals with long-term unused Rights of Interment (ROI) for burial plots at our cemeteries.