The Bourke Street Fund

21 January 2017
The Bourke Street Fund

On 20 January 2017, tragedy struck in the heart of Melbourne. Innocent lives were lost, and families were devastated, due to a senseless act.

Victorians showed remarkable courage, and came to the aid of family, friend, and stranger. And as we heal, Victorians can continue to help those who have been most affected.

The Victorian Government is establishing a fund to help those families whose loved ones died in this tragedy.

The Victorian Government is donating an initial $100,000 to this community fund.

The fund will complement other services and support provided by the Victorian Government particularly for those who were injured or who witnessed the Bourke Street tragedy.

The attack in Bourke Street has far reaching impact on the community. If you, your family or people you know are having difficulty coping with the event and its aftermath support is available to help you deal with what you are feeling contact 1800 226 226.

Find out more about how to donate to the Bourke Street Fund.

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