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Making cemeteries safer places to work 13/04/2018

As an organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of our staff, contractors, stakeholders, and visitors to all our sites, the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) wishes to formally acknowledge Tobin Brothers Funerals as having achieved registration and prequalification with CM3, one of Australia’s leading online OH&S management systems.

 

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Traffic conditions at Fawkner Memorial Park 05/04/2018

There will be changed traffic conditions at the Sydney Road entrance to Fawkner Memorial Park on Saturday 7 April. Traffic control will be in place, but visitors are advised to use the Boundary Road and Box Forest Road entrances where possible. 

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Easter office hours 29/03/2018

GMCT cemetery receptions will operate on a modified timetable from 30 March 2018 - 2 April 2018. 

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Understanding GMCT's pricing 22/03/2018

GMCT is a self-funding not-for-profit organisation entrusted with caring for our 19 cemeteries and memorial parks in perpetuity.  The price of the memorial chosen by you and your family contributes to lasting care of our parks, giving peace of mind to our communities and to future generations.

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Parks for the future 24/03/2018

Green open spaces at GMCT cemeteries and memorial parks will play an important role in maintaining Melbourne’s liveability in the future, according to new research.  

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Protecting Fawkner’s heritage 27/03/2018

The development of GMCT’s conservation management plan for Fawkner Memorial Park is a milestone in the protection of the cemetery’s historical treasures.

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New plots at GMCT 22/02/2018

Community members are invited to register their interest in new plots to become available as part of a series of major infrastructure projects at our cemeteries and memorial parks.

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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.