COVID-19 update:

To find out how the Victorian Government COVIDSafe Settings impact our services, visit our COVID-19 Council services update webpage.

 

Published on 21 April 2021

Town Hall lit in blue to honour fallen police

Glen Eira Town Hall will be lit up in blue on Thursday night as a tribute to the four police officers killed on the Eastern Freeway 12 months ago.

Leading Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King and new recruits Constable Josh Prestney and Constable Glen Humphris died when they were hit by a truck in the emergency lane of the Eastern Freeway near Burke Road on 22 April 2020.

Glen Eira Mayor Cr Margaret Esakoff said the lighting of Town Hall is a small gesture to show Council’s support for the men and women who risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe

“Their tragic deaths are the greatest loss of police lives in a single incident in Victoria's history. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the fallen police,” she said.


 

Media Release

Related Articles

12 December 2016

Funding announcements

The State Government, Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) announced the outcome of Council’s applications for the 2017/18 Community Sports Infrastructure Funding.

04 March 2019

Infringement reviews

We are aware that the City of Monash has disclosed that, following an internal review of its infringement appeals process that it has concerns regarding its level of compliance with the requirements of the Infringements Act. It is important to note that no two councils’ contracts or processes with Tenix are identical.