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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. 

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Cemeteries of the future explored 11/12/2017

Cemeteries can take a bold and visionary approach to planning for the future, according to Australia’s most prominent futurist, Dr Peter Ellyard.

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Fawkner expedition for genealogy volunteers 13/12/2017

A group of enthusiastic volunteers from the Victorian branch of the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society (AJGS) recently visited Fawkner Memorial Park to explore and document the resting place of some of Melbourne’s Jewish community.

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Holiday hours at GMCT 04/12/2017

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

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Weather warnings and public safety 01/12/2017

Due to extreme wet weather conditions, GMCT is experiencing flooding in some areas of its cemetery and memorial park grounds.

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Cancellation - Carols in the Garden of Angels 01/12/2017

Please note the cancellation of Carols in the Garden of Angels, scheduled to be held at Fawkner Memorial Park on Saturday 2 December.

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A safe summer at our cemeteries 09/01/2017

As we enjoy Melbourne's warm summer weather, please consider how you can ensure your safety when visiting our cemeteries.

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CEO encourages focus on emotive landscapes 03/11/2017

The global cemetery industry and the communities they serve would benefit from working together to create emotive landscapes in memorial parks, says GMCT CEO Jacqui Weatherill.

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Cemetery visitation during All Souls' masses 02/11/2017

GMCT will host All Souls’ Day mass services over the next week. Please note there may be increased vehicular and pedestrian traffic during this time.

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2016-17 annual meeting 31/10/2017

What will cemeteries of the future be like? Join us for GMCT’s 2016-17 annual meeting and a special presentation exploring cemeteries in the digital age.