Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Sydney with friends and family is a truly special experience
With many of our beautiful parks and recreational spaces overlooking Sydney Harbour, residents and visitors gather at local vantage points to enjoy the spectacular fireworks display, share a picnic and join in the celebrations.
Woollahra Council and local Police want you to have a fun and safe New Year's Eve.
This website provides useful information for those wishing to spend New Year's Eve in our municipality; it includes:
Together with NSW Police, Woollahra Council will be enforcing a no glassware policy to keep residents and visitors safe in our public parks and reserves this New Year's Eve.
Wishing you a very happy New Year and best wishes for 2020!
Councillor Susan Wynne
Mayor of Woollahra
NSW Police will be out in force this New Year's Eve to reduce crime and violence and to ensure everyone in New South Wales can enjoy the New Year's Eve celebrations in a safe and secure environment.
We work in partnership with other community groups including the local councils of Woollahra and Waverley, and State Government bodies including the State Property Authority and National Parks and Wildlife Service, to ensure our public places are safe and free from alcohol-related crime.
Police safety messages are:
New Year's Eve is all about a family-friendly environment. If we as a community follow these simple guidelines we will all have a safe and happy festive season.
If you need any assistance from the Police over the festive season please call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444 or in an emergency, contact Triple Zero (000).
The National Security Hotline is your single point of contact to provide information on possible signs of terrorism and about issues that may relate to national security.
Your calls can make a difference. "If it doesn't add up speak up!" The National Security Hotline is 1800 123 400.