News & Events


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Public Notice – GMCT Tenure Program 08/11/2016

As part of our Tenure Program, GMCT is currently seeking urgent contact from individuals with long-term unused Rights of Interment (ROI) for burial plots at our cemeteries.

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All Souls' Day masses underway 10/11/2016

All Souls' Day masses will conclude this weekend with two services at Fawkner Memorial Park. 

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Multiculturalism: a cemetery context 30/11/2016

The upcoming GMCT 2015-16 annual meeting will outline our performance and highlights from the 2015-2016 financial year, followed by a special presentation and panel discussion exploring how the cemetery and funeral sectors are adapting to meet the end of life needs of contemporary Australia.

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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.