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Release date: Mon 28 August 2017

Last updated: Mon 10 September 2018

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 (Police Memorial) - 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: Saturday, 29 September 2018

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.

Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance

The annual Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance is a national ride from police memorials around the country to the National Police Memorial in Canberra.

Victorian Wall to Wall riders head to the National Police Memorial in Canberra to remember their mates who have fallen.

The ride raises money for Police Legacies across Australia. Victoria Police Legacy (VPL) use money donated to it to support police families in Victoria who have lost a partner or parent. 

For further information on Victoria Police Legacy visit http://policelegacyvic.org.au/

  

National Police Remembrance Day services


Saturday, 29 September 2018

The National Police Remembrance Day service will be held on Saturday, 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 9am

Open invitation to all police members (past and present), their families and the Victorian community to the official service for National Police Remembrance Day.

Participants are to gather in the south-bound service lane on St Kilda Road, between Princes Bridge and Linlithgow Avenue at 9am (step-off) for the parade.

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

Uniform requirements:

  • Ceremonial - long sleeved shirt, tie and salute blue cap; or
  • Operational - full operational uniform and salute blue cap.

Long medals may be worn by uniform and plain clothes members.



The End of Day Reflection at Springvale Botanical Cemetery will not be held this year.


A vigil candle will be lit at the Police Memorial at Springvale Botanical cemetery on National Police Remembrance Day.

Police officers, family, friends and the public are welcome to visit the Police Memorial at any time to pay their respects.

The Blue Ribbon Foundation will place a tribute on each police grave to honour police officers for their service.

 

  

Regional services
 

Albury

Friday, 28 September - 11am
Albury Police Station, 539 Olive Street, Albury
Light refreshments to follow

Ballarat

Thursday, 27 September - 10:30am
Ballarat Central Uniting Church, Corner of Lydiard Street South and Dana Street - full service
Light lunch to follow

Benalla

Friday, 28 September - 11am
Benalla Police Station, 9 Bridge Street, Benalla
Refreshments to follow

Bendigo

Saturday, 29 September - 10am
The Capital Theatre, 50 View Street, Bendigo
Light morning tea and refreshments to follow 

Boorandarra

Friday, 28 September - 2:30pm
Boroondara Police Complex, 34 Harp Road, Kew East - 20 minutes

Colac

Friday, 28 September - 10am
Colac Police Station, front entrance car park, Queen Street, Colac - full service
Morning tea in the Guide Hall next to the station to follow

Drouin

Thursday, 27 September - 10.30am
Drouin Anglican Church, 132 Princes Highway, Drouin - 45 minute service
Refreshments to follow

Echuca

Friday, 28 September - 11am
Christ Church, 500 High Street, Echuca - 30 minute service
Refreshments to follow

Fawkner

Friday, 28 September - 10am
Fawkner Police Station, 1151 Sydney Road, Hadfield - 20 minute service

Geelong

Thursday, 27 September - 10am
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Latrobe Terrace, Geelong - full service

Hamilton

Saturday, 29 September - 10:00am
Hamilton Uniting Church, 113 Lonsdale Street, Hamilton - 45 minutes
Refreshments to follow

Horsham

Tuesday, 25 September
10:30am - March from the Horsham Police Station
11:00am - Saints Michael and John Church, Corner of McLachlan and Urqhart Streets, Horsham - full service
Lunch will proceed the service in the Parish Centre 

Macleod

Thursday, 27 September - 10:00am
31 Forensic Drive, Macleod - full service

Mildura

Friday, 28 September - 11am
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 259-261 Eleventh Street, Mildura - 1 hour
Refreshments to follow

Rosebud

Thursday, 27 September - 10:30am
Rosebud RSL, 117 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud - 45 minute service
Refreshments to follow at RSL

Sale

Tuesday, 25 September - 11am
St Paul's Cathedral, Cunninghame Street, Sale - 1 hour
Refreshments to follow

Seymour

Thursday, 27 September - 10:00am
Seymour Police Station, Corner Tallarook and High Streets, Seymour - 10 minute service

Shepparton

Friday, 28 September - 10am
Shepparton Baptist Church, 600 Wyndham Street, Shepparton
Light refreshments to follow

Sunshine

Thursday, 27 September - 12:00pm (for 12.30pm start)
Westgate Branch of the Blue Ribbon Foundation
Club Italia, 128-152 Furlong Road North Sunshine - running to 2.30pm
Light refreshments will be provided

Wangaratta

Tuesday, 25 September - 10.30am
Wangaratta Police Station, 21-23 Handley Street, Wangaratta - 30 minutes
Refreshments to follow

Warrnambool

Saturday, 29 September - 9.30am
Old Police Precinct South West TAFE, Gillies Street, Warrnambool - 30 minutes


 

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