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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The following list of frequently asked questions attempts to provide you answers to many of the common questions families have with the passing of a loved one. Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT) is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to support and care for families at often the most difficult times in their lives. If you don't find an answer to a question you have, our team are here to help provide transparency and choice so that you can honour and celebrate the life and memory of your loved one. For any assistance, please call (03) 8558 8278.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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