Funerary Symbolism at Geelong Cemeteries Trust
You may have noticed special symbols and motifs found on headstones across cemeteries. Ever wondered what they mean? The monuments belong to different….
History Alive Tours
*UPDATE 20 September, 2021: Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and the Victorian roadmap o….
Eastern Cemetery Gate Lodge – Victorian Heritage Listed
Did you know that the Eastern Cemetery Gate Lodge is heritage listed? It was built in 1888-89 and is of architectural and….
Cemeteries ANZAC Day Flag Raising 2021
The annual ANZAC Day flag raising at the Colac, Warncoort, Whoorel and Beeac Cemeteries will proceed this year, with Geelong Cemeteries Trust staff ra….
Funeral Live Streaming
Funeral Live Streaming A reminder that Geelong Cemeteries Trust provides the option to have funeral and ….
James Harrison Geelong Pioneer
Today, people might only recognise James Harrison from the bridge over the Barwon that was named in his honour; however there is much more to him than….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust Unveils New Function Space and Catering Service
Geelong Cemeteries Trust is delighted to unveil its new architecturally designed function room, complementing the existin….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust donates to Local Bereavement Charities
Geelong Cemeteries Trust is delighted to announce that three local bereavement charities were the recipients of a donation from funds gained through t….
History Alive Cemetery Tours
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to once again present History Alive Cemetery Tours. The hugely successful tours ….
Introducing Yaugher Cemetery, Forrest
Geelong Cemeteries Trust is pleased to welcome Yaugher Cemetery to the Trust. Yaugher Cemetery is located near Forrest, Victoria, and has been….
‘Geelong’s Past, Today’s Voices’ Podcast – Geelong Senior’s Festival
Geelong Cemeteries Trust and its History Alive! partner ….
A guest blog about grief by Jo Betz
Dying To Know Day with Anam Cara House Colac
Geelong Cemeteries Trust and Anam Cara House Colac were featured on OCR FM- 98.3/ 88.7 last month to discuss annual ….
Regional Victoria returns to Stage Three Restrictions
While the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis are continually evolving, our commitment to servicing our communities continues as much as we are able. We ar….
What easing of restrictions means for funerals
As of June 1st, social gathering restrictions in the state of Victoria were eased further by the State Government. Advice from the Departme….
Webcasting available for funerals
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to provide the option to have funeral and memorial services live streamed at our Geelong Crematorium Chapel. Thi….
Autumn Leaves Sculpture
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust (the Trust) are pleased to advise that our beautiful ‘Autumn leaves’ sculpture has been installed at the Gisborne Cemeter….
This morning (30th March 2020) the Premier has confirmed that Victoria will be enforcing the restrictions recommended by ….
Cemeteries ANZAC Day flag raising cancelled
The upcoming annual ANZAC Day flag raising at the Colac, Warncoort, Whoorel and Beeac Cemeteries has been cancelled due to social gathering restrictio….
The current government advice is, to minimise wherever possible, the number of face to face meetings/events. Please note that this advice is current a….
Lorne Cemetery Forest Memorial Walk
Introducing the Lorne Cemetery Forest Memorial Walk – a natural bush setting for cremation memorials ….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust Volunteer Opportunities
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is seeking expressions of interest for volunteers for an Audit & Risk Independent Committee Member (based in Geelong)….
Geelong Cemeteries presents History Alive cemetery tours
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust are proud to present History Alive cemetery tours at the Queenscliff and Geelong Eastern Cemeteries. The History Alive To….
Geelong Eastern Cemetery commemorates 180 years with Mausoleum opening
Geelong Cemeteries Trust proudly celebrated the 180th anniversary of the first burial at Geelong’s Eastern Cemetery with the opening of the Stage Th….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust Delivers Services With Regulated Care
Geelong Cemeteries Trust would like to provide some insight into its operations in order to assist with community enquiries in response to the recent ….
Colac Cemetery Anzac Day Tradition
Colac Cemetery Anzac Day Tradition ….
History Alive QR Code Tours
Geelong Cemeteries Trust History Alive – Eastern Cemetery Self-Guided Tour For those who are unable to atten….
Third stage Mausoleum development
Third stage Mausoleum development The Trust are pleased to advise that the construction of the third and final ….
Geelong cemeteries trust ceo reappointed as president of the australian cemeteries and crematoria association
Our past Chairman Lawrie Miller (left), our current Chairman Lynden Smith (right) along with our Trust Members, Management and staff would like to con….
Anzac day commemoration
ANZAC Day Commemorations Over 1000 Australian flags were placed at the known graves of Australian service men and women in the Colac Otway r….
Poisonous Mushrooms Growing In The Region
Poisonous Mushrooms Growing In The Region After all the wet weather we have experienced, you may see wild mushrooms popping up in some of ou….
Find out how we can assist you?
Geelong Cemeteries Trust prides itself on the high level of service we provide the Geelong, Bellarine, Queenscliff, Surf Coast and the Colac Otway re….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust History Alive Tour
The Geelong Cemeteries Trust have been conducting their History Alive Tour for over a year at the Geelong Eastern Cemetery and due to its popularity, ….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust proudly presents Barwon Cemeteries by Peter Mansfield
Historical Book Now Available The Geelong Cemeteries Trust is proud to present a unique historical non-fiction book written by historian Pet….
Geelong Cemeteries Trust Procedures For This Fire Season
Guidelines For Conducting Trust Operations In High Fire Risk Locations. Purpose of these guidelines These guidelines are produced ….
Geelong Cemeteries trust
Geelong Cemeteries Trust Administers Cemeteries Within The Geelong, Bellarine, Surf Coast And Colac Otway Region, As Well As Providing A Range Of ….