Victoria turns purple for Candlelight Vigil 2022

Landmarks around Victoria will be lit up in purple on Wednesday 4 May as part of the Candlelight Vigil held to remember the lives of those who have been killed by domestic and family violence.

A range of landmarks including Flinders Street Station, Bolte Bridge, the Sound Tunnel, the Town Hall, the Coles Fountain at Parliament Gardens, and landmarks in regional Victoria will be lit in purple on the evening and through the night.
Take a photo or video and share a message on social media and include the hashtag #LightACandle2022  #Vigil2022, #WeRememberYou, #NeverForgotten, #endDV.  
The monuments and landmarks that lit up in purple are:

  • Old Treasury Building
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Art Centre 
  • Rialto Towers 
  • 80 Collins Street            
  • Bolte Bridge    
  • Sound Tube     
  • Flinders St Station         
  • Federation Square       
  • Myer Melbourne          
  • Royal Women’s Hospital                              
  • New Vic Pol Building: 311 & 313 Spencer Street              
  • 101 Collins       
  • Freshwater Place Apartments 
  • 405 Bourke Street        
  • Eastern Hill Station Tower
  • 4 Treasury Place
  • AAMI Park       
  • Linlithgow Garden, St Kilda Rd 
  • Parliament Gardens     
  • Melbourne Town Hall  
  • Light House – 888 Collins Street Docklands         
  • Evan Walker Bridge    
  • Federation Footbridge Bridge


Wellington Shire

  • Wedge Entertainment Centre, Sale
  • Clocktower, Sale
  • Maffra Rotunda
  • Gippsland Women’s Health Offices, Sale
  • Quantum Offices, Sale

Latrobe Valley Shire

  • Loy Yang Power Station
  • Yallourn Power Station
  • Quantum Offices, Morwell
  • Gippsland Performing Arts Centre, Traralgon

East Gippsland Shire

  • East Gippsland  Shire Council Business Centre, Bairnsdale

Baw Baw Shire

  • West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul

South Gippsland Shire

  • South Gippsland Shire Council Office, Leongatha


  • Catenary Lights: Moorabool & Malop St Cnrs
  • Geelong Waterfront Tree uplights
  • Shorts Place light projection
  • Johnstone Park Rotunda
  • Deakin University Waterfront Campus
  • Geelong Arts Centre
  • Villawood Properties – Two sculptures to be illuminated
  • Geelong Broadcasters Digi Board (Cnr Moorabool & Malop Sts)
  • Village Cinemas
  • Barwon Health (Entrance wall to Geelong Hospital)
  • Bethany Community Support HQ
  • Salvation Army – Geelong
  • Family Safety Victoria (Orange Door)


  • Kilmore Hospital

Below are some images from the 2021 Candlelight Vigil.

Flinders Street Station
Parliament Gardens
Bolte Bridge
Melbourne Town Hall
Bolte Bridge
AGL Loy Yang

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