The Australian National flags were lowered and the Rainbow flags raised at 8 am Tuesday 28th January at all three City of Port Phillip town halls. The Rainbow flags will remain in place until 8 am Monday morning 3 February in support of the GLBTI community leading up to Pride March on Sunday afternoon.
The Pride March is a wonderful way to celebrate the diversity that makes our municipality such a vibrant, inclusive place to live and work and we look forward to residents and visitors coming along to celebrate with us.
The City of Port Phillip is a major sponsor of Pride March and has been for 19 years and the flags have been a part of that tradition.
The Australian flag was lowered in compliance with the City of Port Phillip flag protocol. The Australian national flag is flown at mast head from the highest flagpole on every day of the year from the St Kilda, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne Town Halls in accordance with the Flag Act 1953, with the exceptions of Pride March, NAIDOC week and Sorry Day.