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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. 

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Volunteers help digitise historic records 06/09/2016

A group of enthusiastic volunteers recently spent the afternoon preparing more than 1400 historical Williamstown Cemetery burial records as part of GMCT’s first records digitisation working bee.

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Masses for All Souls' Day 2016 06/09/2016

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

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'Win Flowers for a Year' competition 20/08/2016

The winner of GMCT's 'Win Flowers for a Year' competition has been announced.

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2016 Father's Day Remembrance Service 04/09/2016

A Father's Day remembrance service will be held at Lilydale Memorial Park on Sunday 4 September 2016 at 10.00am.

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Subscribe to GMCT's eNews 26/08/2016

At GMCT we're delighted to be connected to our families and our communities. Our eNews will keep you up to date on developments at our cemeteries, community consultations, events and news from our friends groups. 

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Digitisation at Altona Memorial Park 28/08/2016

On Sunday 28 August at Altona Memorial Park Friends of Williamstown Cemetery are going to begin working with GMCT's records team to get historic Williamstown Cemetery records ready for digitisation.

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GMCT marks Dying to Know Day 15/08/2016

The Crick Chapel at Fawkner Memorial Park hosted a dynamic discussion about death this week as part of GMCT’s Dying to Know Day event.