Statement From The Premier

24 February 2022

In a show of support for the people of Ukraine and their families and friends living in Victoria, tonight public buildings in Melbourne’s CBD will be lit up in blue and yellow.

This overt act of aggression by the Russian Federation will cause harm and untold suffering to thousands, if not millions of people.

This will be a distressing time for Victorian Ukrainian and Russian communities.

We should always look to peaceful resolutions of conflicts, not violence and aggression.

Lighting up public buildings in blue and yellow is just one small thing we can do to show our support as a government and a state.

Whatever happens today, or in the days to come, we stand ready to support these communities.

Reviewed 24 February 2022

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