News & Events


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Public holiday office hours 31/10/2016

Please note GMCT receptions will operate on a modified timetable for the Melbourne Cup Day public holiday.

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Fawkner Memorial Park: then and now 25/10/2016

To celebrate History Week 2016, take a look at how Fawkner Memorial Park has changed over time using our interactive sliders.  

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Annual Report 2015-2016 now available 16/10/2016

GMCT's 2015-2016 Annual Report is now available.

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Masses for All Souls' Day 2016 10/10/2016

Join The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust at mass services for All Souls' Day in October and November. 

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Walking tour at Coburg Cemetery 16/10/2016

On Sunday 16 October Friends of Coburg Cemetery will hold 'Lawyers, guns and money', a walking tour exploring the stories of some of the cemetery's most infamous characters.

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Celebrating History Week 06/10/2016

History Week will be celebrated in Victoria from 16-23 October and we invite you join us in exploring the rich history of GMCT cemeteries. 

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Spring blooms at our cemeteries 04/10/2016

As we wait for our cemetery gardens to show their beautiful spring colours, our horticulturalists offer some tips to help you get the most out of your own garden during the season.

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Providing Melbourne’s families with peace of mind 26/09/2016

The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust supports transparency in the funeral and cremation sector between the service provider and the public. This ensures families and individuals are able make informed decisions about their own or a family member’s burial, cremation and memorial needs.

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2016-2021 strategic plan now available 25/09/2016

GMCT is pleased to share with you our strategic vision and road map for 2016-21.

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Community representatives meet at Quang Duc Monastery 02/09/2016

Members of GMCT’s community advisory committee (CAC) recently convened at the Quang Duc Monastery in Fawkner for their quarterly meeting and a special tour of the grounds.