Accessibility

A safe, inclusive and enjoyable event for all.

There are accessible options available to make Sydney New Year’s Eve memorable for people with disability.

A woman with a guide dog uses a tactile street sign at a pedestrian crossing.

Other ways to enjoy the celebrations

Audio description

Listen to the live audio description through 2RPH on 1224AM or 100.5FM. Highlights include the Welcome to Country ceremony, Harbour of Light Parade and fireworks at 9pm and midnight.

Listen to the audio description for 2017 Sydney New Year’s Eve:

Radio

Listen to KIIS 1065 for the exclusive soundtrack at 9pm and midnight.

Pylon projections

Keep an eye out for the Auslan, British and American sign language interpretations of Welcome to SydNYE, projected on both sides of the Sydney Harbour Bridge pylons.

Accommodation and transport

City of Sydney provides an accessibility map. Keep in mind road closures are in place on New Year’s Eve.

Zero200 offers accessible taxis. Bookings essential. Call 02 8332 0200.

Transport Info features trip planners with maps and journey details.

Easy Access Australia offers information about accessible accommodation, including details about hotels in the city centre.

Sydney For All provides accessible tourist information, including things to do and options for getting around.

Access maps

These maps show the level of effort required to negotiate routes for a person using a wheelchair:

Contacts

Sydney New Year’s Eve Accessibility Officer

Phone: +61 2 9265 9333

Email: nyedisability@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Telephone Interpreting Service: 13 14 50

You can also contact us through the National Relay Service.