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Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust - Honouring and celebrating life

Honouring and celebrating life

Honouring National Police Remembrance Day

On 29 September, Australians come together for National Police Remembrance Day to acknowledge the brave police officers who serve our communities. We recognise the courage and selflessness of these officers by remembering their stories, honouring their sacrifice, and commemorating their legacy.

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The Police Remembrance memorial at Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Restoring our St Kilda Cemetery fence

It is our great privilege to be entrusted with the preservation and care of the heritage-listed St Kilda Cemetery. We are currently undertaking restoration works to the perimeter fence of this 160 year-old site to ensure the comfort and safety of our community.

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An image of the fence of the heritage-listed St Kilda Cemetery, currently undergoing restoration works.

Honouring Life Services

Bringing close friends and family together can be a wonderful way to celebrate the life of a loved one after a cremation. With an array of options including music, readings, and rose petal scattering, it is up to you – however you wish to celebrate your loved one's memory, our team is here to support you.

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MyLifebook

A practical tool that helps you organise your affairs in one convenient place, helping family members and executors with delivering on your wishes.

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Florist

Our team of dedicated florists can help you with selecting the perfect flower arrangement for any occasion. With an extensive range of beautiful fresh flowers and thoughtful gifts instore or online.

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Café Vita et flores

Café Vita et flores (Latin for 'life and flowers') provides a relaxed alfresco setting for family, friends and associates to come together and enjoy contemporary dining, great coffee or a selection of tempting snacks.

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Our Organisation

Our beautiful, iconic locations empower all communities to honour and celebrate life. Discover how our people and purpose is at the centre of everything we do.

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Springvale Botanical Cemetery Gardens

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Each cemetery and memorial park within our care offers the community a beautiful sanctuary in which to honour and celebrate life.