The service is an opportunity to honour those who lost their lives, recognise those who were injured, and extend support to their family and loved ones. It also provides an opportunity to thank emergency services, first responders and volunteers who supported all those affected by this tragedy.
This tragedy had impacts across the entire community and the Victorian Government, and effects may be felt in many different ways.
For those who wish to attend the event, the details are:
Date and time
Tuesday 23 January 2018 from 12 noon to 1.30pm.
Doors will open at 10.30 am, and it is recommended that guests arrive no later than 11.30 am.
Royal Exhibition Building (Carlton Gardens)
9 Nicholson Street
The event will also be lived streamed at the Bourke Street page of the Vic.gov website.
Given the far reaching effects of this tragedy, support is available from the Victims of Crime Helpline on 1800 819 817.
You can find more information on the service and support services at the Bourke Street page of the Vic.gov website.