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Graham 'Polly' Farmer of the Geelong Cats VFL club kicks a ball. (Photo by Getty Images)
  • WA legend Graham "Polly" Farmer to be remembered at a State Funeral at Optus Stadium at 11am on Monday August 26
  • Members of the public invited to pay their respects, with train services stopping at the Perth Stadium Station from 9am to 2.30pm
  • In lieu of flowers or tokens of remembrance, the Farmer family have asked for donations in Polly's memory to be made to the Graham "Polly" Farmer Foundation 

Entry into the stadium will be available from 10am. 

The service will occur in the River View Room, with limited public seating available. There will be overflow seating in the grandstands, where guests can watch the service live on Optus Stadium's big screens.

Coverage of the service will also be broadcast on television, radio and online.

Very limited parking is available for members of the public, people are encouraged to catch a train service or use Matagarup Bridge. Trains on the Armadale and Thornlie Lines will be stopping at Stadium Station between 9am and 2.30pm. A special-event train shuttle service will also be operating between Perth Station and Stadium.

For members of the public with mobility issues, you are encouraged to contact 1300 297 588 (during office hours) to reserve the limited spaces.

In lieu of flowers or tokens of remembrance the Farmer family have asked for donations in Polly's memory to be made to the Graham "Polly" Farmer Foundation.

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Page reviewed 30 July 2019