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Release date: Fri 4 September 2015

Last updated: Fri 4 September 2015

Victoria Police Memorial

Victoria Police Memorial - Kings Domain Gardens


Opened in 2002, the Victoria Police Memorial situated in Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, stands as a dedication and constant reminder of the service provided by those brave men and women who have been killed in the line of duty.

The memorial is a tribute to police who have had their lives brought to a tragic and abrupt end. The memorial is a fitting reminder of the sacrifice each have made to provide a safe and secure community.

Address:  St Kilda Road, Kings Domain, Melbourne, 3000
Closest Tram Stop: St Kilda Road and Grant Street - stop number 17  (available via Route 3/3a,5,6,8,16,64,67 and 72)
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National Police Remembrance Day

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National Police Remembrance Day: Tuesday 29 September, 2015

National Police Remembrance Day is a time for members of Victoria Police and the community to honour the dedicated men and women who have died serving their community.

In Victoria, the Blue Ribbon Foundation also holds Blue Ribbon Day on 29 September to coincide with National Police Remembrance Day.

 

National Police Remembrance Day services 

Monday 28 September, 2015

Regional Service

Echuca

10.30am
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 38 Premier Street, Echuca

 

Tuesday 29 September, 2015

The National Police Remembrance Day service will be held on Tuesday, 29 September with a metropolitan service and regional services across the state to recognise police who have died in the line of duty. 

Metropolitan service at 10am

Participants are to gather in the south-bound service lane on St Kilda Road, between Princes Bridge and Linlithgow Avenue at 10am for the parade.

A service will follow at the Victoria Police Memorial, Kings Domain.


End of Day Reflection at 4pm

Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Corner 5th Road and 6th Avenue, Springvale (Melway 591 K6)

Springvale Botanical Cemetery is pleased to offer an open invitation to all police members and their families to the official closing of National Police Remembrance Day.

The End of Day Reflection and the lowering of the Police Ensign will commence at 4pm.


Informal Lighting of Candles of Remembrance at 6pm

Victoria Police Academy, View Mount Road, Glen Waverley.

An opportunity to light a candle in memory of police members who have died, including retired Victoria Police members, will be held on Tuesday, 29 September from 6pm to 7.45 pm in the Victoria Police Academy Chapel in Glen Waverley. (Victoria Police employees only)

Please feel free to come and go at any stage during this time.

This is an inter-faith observance and will conclude with a formal reading of names entered into the Remembrance Book in recent weeks by families and friends of former members. The book is located on the Altar in the Chapel of Remembrance (Blue Chapel). Names may be added at any time until the 'commendation' at 7.45pm.

Brief prayers led by Senior Police Chaplain Reverend Dr John Broughton will conclude the observance.
 

Regional services

Ballarat

10.30am
St Peter's Anglican Church, 1307 Sturt Street, Ballarat
Light refreshments in the Parish hall afterwards

Benalla

2pm
Benalla Police Station memorial garden, Bridge Street, Benalla
Followed by refreshments

Bendigo

10am
RSL Forecourt Memorial, Pall Mall, Bendigo
If inclement weather 10.30am Bendigo RSL, Havilah Road, North Bendigo

 Bright

12pm
Bright RSL, 6a Camp Street, Bright

Colac

11am
Colac police station, front entrance car park, Queen Street, Colac
Followed by morning tea in the Guide Hall next to the station

Echuca -

Monday 28 September

10.30am
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 38 Premier Street, Echuca

Frankston

11am
Frankston RSL, 183 Cranbourne Road, Frankston
Colour party from Frankston Uniform as well as naval staff from HMAS Cerberus and Frankston High School Choir also attending

Hamilton

10am
Hamilton Uniting Church, 113 Lonsdale Street, Hamilton

Horsham

11am
Gather outside the police station in Roberts Avenue for procession to St Michael and John's Catholic Church, corner McLachlan and Urquhart Streets for service.
Lunch served in Parish Hall after service, all welcome

Macleod

 

10.30am
Victoria Police Forensic Services Centre
Forensic Drive, Macleod
(Victoria Police personnel only)

Mildura

11am
Greek Orthodox Church, 314 Deakin Avenue, Mildura

Port Campbell

1pm
Port Campbell police station, 61 Lord Street, Port Campbell 
BBQ preceding service

Rosebud

11am
Rosebud RSL, 117 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud

Sale

11am
St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, Corner Pearson and Foster Streets, Sale

Seymour

10am
Seymour Police Station, 58 Tallarook Street, Seymour

Shepparton        

11am
St Paul's Lutheran Church, 54 Poplar Avenue, Shepparton

Sunshine

1pm
Sunshine RSL, 99 Dickson Street, Sunshine 
Light refreshments from 12.15pm

Swan Hill

11am
St Mary's Catholic Church, 62 Splatt Street, Swan Hill

Traralgon

10.30am
Traralgon RSL, 109-116 Grey, Traralgon

Warrnambool

11am
Christ Church, Henna Street, Warrnambool
(just around the corner from the Warrnambool Police Station)

Wodonga

10.30am
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 283 Beechworth Road, Wodonga

 

 

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