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Construction starts on new cemetery 19/05/2017

The construction of Melbourne’s newest cemetery began in Glenroy this week.

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Planning ahead with GMCT 26/04/2017

Plan ahead for your funeral or the funeral of a loved one before the end of this financial year.

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Bike tour at Fawkner Memorial Park 13/05/2017

Join GMCT and The Squeaky Wheel on 13 May 2017 to get fit, meet other members of your local community and explore some of the cemetery’s beautiful hidden places.

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Christening of the Williamstown fountain 26/05/2017

Join GMCT for the official christening of the restored historic fountain at Williamstown Cemetery on Friday 26 May. 

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'Lawyers, guns and money' tour at Coburg Cemetery 21/05/2017

On Sunday 21 May 2017, 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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GMCT powers Puffing Billy 08/05/2017

A Victorian icon and a local children's playground recently received a very special donation from GMCT.

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Place a tribute to your mum this Mother’s Day 08/05/2017

GMCT invites you to write a note of dedication and place it on a special floral memorial at our receptions at Lilydale Memorial Park, Fawkner Memorial Park and Altona Memorial Park.

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Chinese Ancestor Day 08/05/2017

Chinese Ancestor Day was recently commemorated at Fawkner Memorial Park.

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Update on tearoom refurbishment 28/04/2017

The tearooms at Fawkner Memorial Park are an important heritage site. To ensure the longevity and amenity of the building – along with retaining and protecting its heritage – GMCT is undertaking a series of maintenance and refurbishment works.

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Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum officially opened 27/04/2017

The Atrium of Holy Angels Mausoleum at Fawkner Memorial Park was officially opened this month in front of over 500 guests.