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Chance for you to support MH17 crash relatives

A BILOELA family who lost relatives in the Flight MH17 tragedy will be among those to receive messages of support from Queenslanders.

Gladstone residents are being invited to write their own messages to support next of kin and their families.

The country will reflect on the lives cruelly taken by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 next Thursday, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott declaring a national day of mourning.

Flight MH17 was shot down on Friday, July 18 with at least 28 Australians on board among the 298 passengers.

Member for Gladstone Liz Cunningham said the Queensland Government was providing the community with the opportunity "to let those affected by the Flight MH17 tragedy know that all Queenslanders are thinking of them at this very sad time".

She said a condolence sheet will be at her Philip St office until Friday, August 8.

An online condolence book is also available at www.qld.gov.au/mh17.

Once received, the comments will be collated and presented to the families.

Topics:  biloela, liz cunningham, mh17, plane crash



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