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  • What's your favourite tree?

    Chris Hewitt and the team of arborists at Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT) plant, monitor and maintain tens of thousands of trees across nine of our cemeteries and memorial parks. Nat ...

  • Grief Photography; memories and moments

    There’s no single way to deal with grief. Grief is a journey, it moves slowly, changing and moulding with our mood and surroundings and is akin to the changing of the seasons. There are many creat ...

  • Did you know a memorial park could be this good?

    UPDATE - 21 May 2018: Bunurong Memorial Park was awarded Gold for the Urban Design category in the 2018 Melbourne Design Awards. Bunurong Memorial Park has been shortlisted for the 2018 Melbourne ...

  • A woman of many words: the story of Anne McDonald

    Only days before giving her International Women's Day 'Famous Women in Melbourne' tour, Dr Celestina Sagazio, SMCT Historian & Manager of Cultural Heritage, found a noteworthy addition. By Dr ...

  • The heart has a memory

    Our attempts to generate presence in the face of my mother’s absence is not unusual. Honouring the unique lives of our loved ones is a key part of the grieving process and often takes the form of ...

  • Roxy’s time-honoured chicken fajitas recipe

    These memories were the best part of my childhood and they will always be a big part of my life. I do the same with my grandkids so they can relate to their children in later life. Despite the mes ...

  • Family recipes honour life around a table

    Ask the question, “What’s your favourite food memory?” and tastes and smells are inevitably recounted as a story seasoned with emotions - the main ingredient - the loved one associated with that r ...

  • Reimagining 'Little Lon' - History and Genealogy in the CBD

    Preserving the history inherent in the cemeteries and memorial parks entrusted to our care is an important part of what we strive for at SMCT. Much can be learnt about a society’s culture, economy ...

  • Top 6 'life hacks' for roses

    Life will come up roses, when you follow Rolfe Stok, SMCT's Head Rosarian's, top tips to keep your roses budding and blooming beautifully this Summer. Rolfe Stok, SMCT's Head Rosarian, shares his ...

  • Stopping to smell the roses with Rolfe

    In the lead up to the Melbourne Cup Day, it is customary that the roses are in full bloom at Flemington for the big race. I took time out to find out more about these prickly garden favourites fro ...