State Funeral Service for Mr Ronald Joseph Walker AC CBE

 

Date

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Time

2:00pm

Doors open at 12:30pm

Guests are asked to arrive and be seated by 1:45pm

Service commences promptly at 2:00pm and is expected to run for 60 to 75 minutes.

Venue

St Paul's Cathedral, Corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne.

Mr Walker supported and worked closely with a significant number of people and organisations and as such, seating within St Paul’s Cathedral will likely be limited. Family, family friends, business associates and organisations will be accommodated at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Registrations are not required.

Registrations and seating

Mr Walker supported and worked closely with a significant number of people and organisations and as such, seating within St Paul’s Cathedral has been fully allocated. Family, family friends, business associates and organisations will be accommodated at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Registrations are not required.

Public viewing

Members of the public are invited to attend the live broadcast in Federation Square or view the live Stream through this website.

Pedestrian access to Federation Square is via Swanston Street, or by train or tram to Flinders Street Station. No on site parking will be available.

Accessible viewing areas will be available at Federation Square, in the Main Plaza.

Road closures

To facilitate the flow of pedestrians and traffic, the following roads will be closed between 11:30am and 4pm:

  • Flinders Street (between Exhibition and Queen Street)
  • St Kilda Road/Swanston Street (between the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and Flinders Lane)
  • Elizabeth Street will be closed south of Flinders Lane
  • Current road closures on Flinders Lane between Russell Street and Swanston Street due to the Melbourne Metro Tunnel works, will remain in place throughout the day

An accessibility drop off area will be located in the Russell Street Extension, south of Flinders Street (just outside the Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square).

There is no parking in the immediate vicinity. Those attending the Service are recommended to arrive on foot or by public transport. We advise that you make appropriate arrangements with any guests or visitors you may be expecting in this time.

Public transport

Those attending the service or wishing to view the live broadcast at Federation Square are recommended to arrive on foot or by public transport to Flinders Street Station.

Taxis

Taxis will not service the Flinders Street Station taxi rank

Trams

  • Trams will continue normal operations on Swanston and Flinders Streets
  • Minor delays may be experienced
  • To plan your journey visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au/journeyplanner

Flowers and donations

In lieu of floral tributes, the family has requested that people consider making a donation to support the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre www.petermac.org

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