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Bike tours at Fawkner Memorial Park 22/04/2017

Bike tours will be returning to Fawkner Memorial Park in 2017 following our successful Great Cemetery Open Day tours in 2016. Join GMCT and The Squeaky Wheel to get fit, meet other members of your local community and explore some of the cemetery’s beautiful hidden places.

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Public meeting on River Red Gum development 21/03/2017

Members of the public are invited to a meeting about the Northern Memorial Park River Red Gum Park Land extension.

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Final preparations at The Atrium of Holy Angels 08/03/2017

Anticipation is building ahead of the official opening of the new Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum on 7 April 2017.

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Working bee to prepare cemetery records for digitisation 02/04/2017

Are you interested in history? You can help uncover some of GMCT's treasures from the past at a working bee to help digitise our historic cemetery records.

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Harrick's Cottage Open Day 2017 18/03/2017

Join Keilor Historical Society for the Harrick's Cottage Open Day.

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A different take on end of life 28/02/2017

GMCT was a proud sponsor of last week's ‘Death and Dying – Lifting the Lid on it’ comedy event, which saw comedian Jean Kittson entertain a crowd of over 150 with her humorous and sometimes poignant take on death and dying.

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Listening to our communities 28/02/2017

GMCT’s ability to realise our vision – to provide lasting memories and peaceful places to remember our loved ones – is dependent on how we respond to the current and future needs of the communities we serve. The new community section on GMCT’s website has been developed to keep you informed.

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Official opening of The Atrium of Holy Angels 07/04/2017

GMCT is proud to invite the community to the official opening and blessing of Fawkner Memorial Park’s new mausoleum - The Atrium of Holy Angels. Join us on 7 April 2017 for a blessing by The Most Reverend Denis Hart, Archbishop of Melbourne and opening proceedings led by the Hon. Gabrielle Williams MP.

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Temporary change to Altona reception hours 13/02/2017

The office and reception at Altona Memorial Park will be closed on Saturday 18 February and Saturday 25 February 2017. 
For assistance during this time, please call our customer care hotline on 1300 022 298. 
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

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Special event to 'lift the lid' on death and dying 23/02/2017

Join GMCT for a special evening with comedian Jean Kittson for a look at death from a different angle, bringing a bit of humour to an experience inevitably shared by all.