News & Events


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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.

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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.