OPEN Sydney resources
Research and reports
Below you will find the reports that helped to form OPEN Sydney: Strategy and action plan 2013 - 2030. These documents are available to download.
Discussion paper: OPEN Sydney – Future directions for Sydney at night
A comprehensive report on what people told us they wanted, what the evidence says, and possible options for action. It pulled together the findings from the City’s research and consultation program and proposed directions for night-time Sydney.
Night-time City policy consultation report
The report documents the engagement process undertaken by the City with residents, vistors, government and business. It outlines key themes, a possible vision, as well as key points raised in the many forums. undertaken with residents, retail, liquor and cultural sectors, visitors, government, academic and other key stakeholders.
Cost benefit analysis
This comprehensive analysis provides the sales turnover, employment figures, tax revenues, and patterns of growth in core businesses, such as entertainment, drink-led and food led venues, and non-core businesses of Sydney’s night-time economy.
Night-time economy: International evidence
Details the most effective approaches in night time economies according to the international literature. This includes areas such as public health, responding to heavy episodic drinking, public realm profiling, licensing approaches, design and service interventions and developing sustainable and service based policies.
Late night management area research
This project provides an analysis of pedestrian activity and visitation in the 4 main entertainment precincts in the inner city, the city south, Kings Cross, Oxford Street and The Rocks.
|Discussion paper: OPEN Sydney - Future directions for Sydney at night||PDF 1.6 MB||Download|
|City policy consultation report||PDF 311.5 KB||Download|
|Cost benefit analysis||PDF 932.7 KB||Download|
|Night-time economy: International evidence||PDF 2.2 MB||Download|
|Late night management area research||PDF 2.8 MB||Download|
Last updated: Friday, 24 May 2013