Statement about the alleged attack at the Golden Dragon Museum

On Sunday 5 May there was serious damage done at the Golden Dragon Museum, Yi Yuan Gardens and Gun Yin Temple

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Australian Government commits $100,000 towards the repair of Loong

This morning The Hon. Andrew Giles MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs and Lisa Chesters MP, Member for Bendigo, visited the Museum and made a major announcement. The Museum’s Board, staff and volunteers are very grateful for the Australian Government’s quick response to the alleged attack that happened at the Golden Dragon Museum, Yi Yuan Gardens and Guan Yin Temple on 5 May and especially thanks Lisa Chesters MP for her unstinting support and advocacy of the Museum, our work and our projects.

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An oily substance was flicked on a number of objects during the attack including Loong, the oldest complete Imperial Processional Dragon in the world and one of the Museum’s great treasures.