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Sydney New Year’s Eve

There’s no better place to welcome 2017 than Sydney – the New Year’s Eve capital of the world. Our world-class event attracts over a million spectators to Sydney Harbour, and more than one billion people across the globe tune in at home.

The City of Sydney aims to produce an experience of Sydney New Year’s Eve that is safe, inclusive, accessible and enjoyable for all. The accessible options available below can help make Sydney New Year’s Eve memorable for everyone.

There are over 20 accessible general public vantage points. Use the interactive vantage point map with “Accessible” filter to find the perfect location.

For general enquiries, and to access a detailed personal planning service, please complete the online form.

If you are deaf or a person with low hearing or speech considerations, contact The National Relay Service. You will need to provide them with the number 02 9265 9333.

If you need to contact the City of Sydney through an interpreter, call the Telephone Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50, and ask them to contact us on 02 9265 9333.

sydney new years eve image of harbour bridge with fireworks

Top tools to plan your night!

  • Your one-stop-shop for everything accessible can be found online here Sydney New Year’s Eve
  • Our Event Guide is available in formats including large print, braille audio and multiple languages

Sydney New Year’s Eve Accessibility Officer

Phone: +61 2 9265 9333

Email: nyedisability@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au