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Blessing of the Werribee Mausoleum Extension 23/03/2016

Join GMCT for the official blessing of the Werribee Mausoleum extension, to be conducted by Auxiliary Bishop Vincent Long on March 23.  

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'A Will for the Woods' Screening 04/03/2016

GMCT recently hosted a screening of ‘A Will for the Woods’ at Donkey Wheel House, supporting people to start conversations about pre-planning and informed, sustainable end of life choices.

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New GMCT Trust Announced 01/03/2016

New appointments to The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust have been announced, including a new Chair and three new members.

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Community Celebrates Altona Memorial Park's New Facilities 01/03/2016

Altona Memorial Park's new chapel complex and sculpture garden have been officially opened at a special community event.

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Vigils for Vietnam Veterans at GMCT 29/02/2016

On Sunday 21 February, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Victorian Branch marked the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, conducting a simultaneous graveside memorial.

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Celebrating our new facilities at Altona Memorial Park 24/02/2016

We welcome the local community to join us in celebrating the opening of Altona Memorial Park’s new chapel complex and gardens.

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Vietnam Veterans Graveside Vigils 21/02/2016

On 21 February 2016, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Victorian Branch will conduct graveside vigils at Lilydale Lawn Cemetery, Keilor Cemetery, Altona Memorial Park and Fawkner Memorial Park as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

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GMCT CEO on 'Talking Health' 08/02/2016

GMCT CEO Jacqui Weatherill recently appeared on the 3AW radio show 'Talking Health'.

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The Great Cemetery Open Day 24/04/2016

April 24 - save the date!

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Sustainable Funerals Workshop 23/02/2016

What is natural burial, and what makes it sustainable? Join the conversation at a workshop on sustainable funerals to be held as part of the Sustainable Living Festival, which runs from 6-28 February.