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)
National Police Remembrance Day
National Police Remembrance Day: Sunday, 29 September 2019
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/
Sunday, 29 September 2019
National Police Remembrance Day will be commemorated on Sunday, 29 September with a metropolitan march and service and regional services held across the state to recognise police who have died in the line of duty.
Metropolitan march and service
Open invitation to all police members (past and present), their families and the Victorian community to the official march and service for National Police Remembrance Day.
10:00am – March (step-off) and parade from Princes Bridge along St Kilda Road to the Victoria Police Memorial, King’s Domain, Melbourne.
A service will follow at the Victoria Police Memorial, Kings Domain.
- Ceremonial – long sleeved shirt, tie and salute blue cap
- Operational – full operational uniform and salute blue cap
- Long medals may be worn by uniform and plain clothes members.
The End of Day Reflection and lowering of the Police Ensign at Springvale Botanical Cemetery will not be held this year. Police officers, family and friends are welcome to visit the Springvale Botanical Cemetery Police Memorial, where a vigil candle will be lit, at any time on National Police Remembrance Day to pay their respects.
National Police Remembrance Day will also be recognised with services across the state.
Below is a list of regional services that will be held
Reviewed 24 September 2019