For media enquiries

News, information and images.

For New Year’s Eve media enquiries:

Elaine Kelly
NYE Senior Media Manager
+61 477 362 550


The City will distribute images following the 9pm Calling Country display and the midnight fireworks.

The City of Sydney holds the copyright to this content and provides access to this publicly distributed content for editorial purposes only.

No archiving, commercial use or third-party distribution of the image is permitted without prior written consent from the City of Sydney.

When using content for editorial purposes, you must include the following image credit adjacent to the content: “Photographer’s Name/City of Sydney”

Media accreditation

The 2023 Sydney New Year’s Eve TV broadcast partner is the ABC and the official radio partner is KIIS 1065.

The City of Sydney can provide images and a video feed but, as with previous years, there will be no access or accreditation permitted for other broadcast media within the City of Sydney local government area.

Photographers and media wishing to film from other locations outside the City of Sydney local government area will need to contact the relevant land owners directly.

Find out more about  fireworks vantage points  and their relevant land owners.

Media releases

  • Countdown to Sydney New Year’s Eve now on

    Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations are coming back with a bang, with free access to many vantage points around the harbour and ticketing scrapped for all City of Sydney sites.

  • Countdown to 2023 underway.

    There are just hours to go until one of the world’s largest fireworks displays rings in the new year for Australians and those watching around the world.

  • Rainbow of colour to light up Sydney Harbour on New Year's Eve

    Crews are busy preparing a jaw-dropping display that will light up the sky in a kaleidoscope of colour this New Year’s Eve, with fireworks launched from pontoons, Sydney Harbour’s architectural icons and four city rooftops.