10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires
February 2019 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires which was one of the most significant disasters Victoria has experienced.
The anniversary is a time to reflect and remember the 173 people who died in the bushfires, and to learn about how the fires changed the lives of so many, and how communities have rebuilt.
A State Commemoration event will be held for people to gather in a central location to remember and reflect on the anniversary.
Date: Monday 4 February 2019
Location: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton VIC 3053
Time: Doors open at 5pm. All attendees to be seated by 5.45pm. Service 6pm-7pm.
Free event. Register here
Many Victorians still experience the effects of the bushfires and the severe heatwaves that occurred in early 2009.
Anyone experiencing problems or changes in behaviour should contact their doctor, mental health professional, or Lifeline on 13 11 14 for help and support.