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Aligning remembrance with nature 20/02/2018

GMCT’s green interment and memorialisation options provide you with the choice to be farewelled or to farewell a loved one in an environmentally-sensitive way.

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Celebrating notable women 20/02/2018

Cemeteries are an important record of how society has been shaped by the feats and contributions of those in our communities. To mark International Women’s Day (8 March 2018), we spotlight the stories of some notable women laid to rest at GMCT cemeteries.

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Wildlife to thrive at Fawkner 20/02/2018

Flora and fauna at Fawkner Memorial Park – including some endangered species – will benefit from environmental works to rejuvenate Campbellfield Creek.

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CEO's message 17/01/2018

Each year, GMCT assists more than 12,500 families – of all cultures and faiths – plan and prepare for funeral, cremation, interment and memorial services. In 2018, we hope to continue providing services and support that give you and your family peace of mind. 

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Community advisory committee update 17/01/2018

The chair of GMCT’s community advisory committee recently shared some interesting plans for 2018, including our largest community consultation program to date and the creation of a new ‘community voice’ panel.

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Sharing stories at Coburg Cemetery 17/01/2018

Friends of Coburg Cemetery is busy planning a year of engaging activities at one of Melbourne’s most historically-rich cemeteries.

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Children's section at Altona Memorial Park 17/01/2018

GMCT has begun the process of naming the children's section at Altona Memorial Park 'Garden of Little Angels'. 

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Visiting our cemeteries 08/01/2018

We look forward to welcoming visitors to our 19 cemeteries and memorial parks in 2018.

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2016-17 annual meeting highlights 20/12/2017

Video highlights from GMCT's 2016-17 annual meeting are now available. This year was dedicated to reviewing and improving our services and products, as well as organisational processes and partnerships, in order to provide you - our families, customers and communities – with a better GMCT experience.

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Managing grief during the holidays 12/12/2017

The emotions we experience as holidays and anniversaries come and go can be intense. GMCT partnered with the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) to produce a series of guides to assist you or a loved one during difficult times.