Attorney General Mark Speakman will unveil a mural dedicated to former NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons at the official launch of Graffiti Removal Day 2021.
Renowned street artist Sid Tapia has created the mural to honour Resilience NSW Commissioner Fitzsimmons, and the tireless efforts of RFS volunteers throughout the Black Summer bushfires.
Graffiti Removal Day will take place on 28 March and calls for people to show pride in their local community by volunteering to remove and prevent graffiti.
WHEN: 9am TODAY (Monday, 8 February 2021)
WHERE: Erskineville Railway Station
(NB: mural site is parallel to the rail corridor. Sydney Trains staff will escort attendees to the area)
WHO: Attorney General Mark Speakman
Resilience NSW Commissioner and Graffiti Removal Australia Ambassador Shane Fitzsimmons
Graffiti Removal Australia Chair Bob Aitken AM
NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Rob Rogers
Artist Sid Tapia
VISION: Footage of the mural being created will be provided to media.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Journalists attending should adhere to social distancing requirements. Face masks will be available. Enclosed footwear without heels must be worn at the mural site as well as high-vis vests (which will be provided).