CBD walking Candlelight Vigil

Date: 31/08/2023
Time: 05:00 pm
Location: Starts – Melbourne Town Hall
Ends – Parliament House
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Keep Our City Alive
Contact: John
Phone: 0467 816 843

We will gather on the steps of the Melbourne Town Hall to remember loved ones lost to drug overdoses in Victoria and hear speakers, including family members of people who have died, people with lived experience of drug dependence and community leaders.

Attendees are invited to bring a candle (battery candle preferred) and/or a photo of a loved one.

The group will then walk through the CBD (via Swanston and Bourke St) to Parliament House steps.

5pm: Gather at Melbourne Town Hall and hear speakers including family members who have lost loved ones and community leaders
5.30pm: Depart Melbourne Town Hall and walk along Swanston and Bourke St to Parliament House
6pm: Arrive Parliament House steps

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