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Our Organisation

Our Vision and Values

Our Vision, Purpose and Values are the guiding principles that help us to support the living throughout their grief journey. Each location, providing our clients with unique options to honour and celebrate life.

We have established key employee values, including behaving with respect, dedication and empathy, which guide our teams in the careful handling and offering of relevant and considered services at a time of need.

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Our Vision and Values

Strategic Priorities

The overarching priorities within the Strategic Plan 2019-2023 underpin the importance of further strengthening our customer-centric culture; building and delivering operational excellence; a deliberate focus on our people; and sustainable financial growth.

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Strategic Prioritise - Bunurong Memorial Park

Organisational Structure

SMCT understands the requirement to continually evolve both the organisation and the industry, to meet the changing needs of the community. Our values and strategic plan help guide our organisational structure, encouraging diversity and growing our employees’ capabilities.

We believe one key to a flourishing organisation is the ongoing commitment to the care and development of our people through considered planning.

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Organisational Structure - Bunurong Memorial Park Sculpture

Trust Members

A passionate and highly skilled Board with a range of diverse backgrounds and experience oversees the strategic direction of SMCT. Trust members bring a vast depth of knowledge in their respective fields of expertise, enabling them to address both current and emerging industry trends.

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SMCT Trust Members


We continue to build an organisational culture which operates in a manner that is socially and environmentally sensitive and responsible. We have a variety of environmental programs, from solar energy (1,350 panels) through to self-sufficient irrigation linked to the weather stations, to help reduce our environmental footprint.

SMCT is committed to lessening its impact on the planet, continually in search of new and innovative solutions for the efficiency of resources.

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Sustainability - Springvale Botanical Cemetery


Regular consultation with the community guides our organisation's purpose. We believe transparency, strong governance and accountability are critical success factors and assist SMCT in meeting its ongoing Government-regulated not-for-profit responsibilities. Supported by the trust and our leadership team, our Corporate Governance Framework helps maintain the highest possible standards across all areas of the organisation.

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Governance - Bunurong Memorial Park Playground
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