Candlelight vigil to be held honouring Bondi stabbing rampage victims

People are invited to bring their own candles to the vigil, which will be held from 5.30pm on Sunday at Dolphin Court, Bondi Beach.

Waverley Council mayor Paula Masselos said there would be a one-minute silence in honour of those whose lives were lost.

Flowers are placed outside Westfield Shopping mall in honour the people killed in the stabbing attack. (Getty)

“Our community is deep in grief and this is a time to support each other and stand together,” she said.

“This vigil will be an opportunity to reflect and commence healing.”

The centre has been closed since Joel Cauchi killed six people and injured a dozen more in a stabbing spree just after 3pm on Saturday.

Sea of tributes shows shaken city’s grief

The NSW Government said they would continue to work with Waverley Council to support the community event, including ensuring services such as counsellors and mental health first aid are available on site.

“This has been a devastating attack that’s touched everybody in the state, whether you knew one of the victims or not,” NSW Premier Chris Minns said.

“This vigil will be an opportunity for the community to stand together to support and honour the victims and survivors of this horrific tragedy.

“I hope they can draw some strength from the fact that there’s many people that are standing with them during this time.”

People are encouraged to catch public transport to and from the vigil.

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