News & Events


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MoreArt at Fawkner 11/11/2016

Fawkner Memorial Park is currently featured in the MoreArt Public Art Show. Come and take a look at the intriguing artwork installation on display next to Fawkner station!

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Exploring symbolism in death 14/11/2016

Have you ever wondered why some flowers are more popular in cemeteries than others? Or wanted to know the stories behind the patterns and shapes carved into headstones?

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Car park closure at Fawkner Memorial Park 14/11/2016

Please note changes to parking arrangements for visitors to the chapels at Fawkner Memorial Park.

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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.