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Through a child's eyes 30/07/2018

GMCT recently received a heartfelt letter from 11-year-old Lily, sharing her wish to place flowers on graves as a sign that nobody is forgotten. Lily’s voice and insight is important as we plan the future of our cemeteries – for future generations.

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Mapping the future of our cemeteries 25/07/2018

In 2016 GMCT introduced a real game changer—the first Geographic Information System (GIS) for cemeteries in Victoria.

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Footprints in history 29/06/2018

GMCT cemeteries are rich in stories just waiting to be told. Footprints in history is a new GMCT publication profiling individuals interred at GMCT’s 19 cemeteries and memorial parks whose achievements, leadership and contributions to the community have shaped modern Australian society.

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Water outage at Fawkner Memorial Park 23/06/2018

Please note there will be a temporary water outage throughout the grounds of Fawkner Memorial Park on Saturday 23 June 2018. 

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Modified Altona office hours 23/06/2018

Please note the reception at Altona Memorial Park will be closed on Saturday 23 June due to construction works.

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GMCT mausoleum shortlisted for award 20/06/2018

The Atrium of Holy Angels mausoleum at Fawkner Memorial Park has been shortlisted for the prestigious Victorian Architecture Awards.

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Rose pruning workshops 03/07/2018

Your chance to learn rose pruning tips from the experts. GMCT will be hosting a free, up-close, hands-on demonstration by staff from our horticulture team.

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Preparedness for change 18/06/2018

We live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. This cultural diversity provides a significant opportunity for participants in Australia’s funeral and memorialisation industries to reimagine their service offerings said CEO of The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, Jacqui Weatherill.

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Appointments at GMCT 30/05/2018

Are you interested in planning ahead? If you have an idea of how you’d like to be remembered, it’s an excellent time to make an appointment to discuss end of life options at GMCT’s 19 cemeteries and memorial parks.

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Join GMCT on social media 29/05/2018

Did you know that GMCT has an active and engaged social media community of over 4000 followers? Join us online to find out more about the history and heritage of our parks, share thoughts on your local cemetery, and stay updated on GMCT news and events.