Creative production services for Sydney New Year’s Eve Calling Country expression of interest

We invite an experienced Indigenous organisation to provide creative production services for the Calling Country segment of Sydney New Year’s Eve 2022.

Fireworks over Sydney Harbour

Applications now open

Stage 1 applications close 5pm Sydney time on Tuesday 12 July.

Lina Magiropoulos

Procurement Specialist

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Sydney New Year’s Eve is a local and global celebration that reaches an audience of more than 425 million people worldwide.

It’s attended by more than 1 million people around the harbour foreshore. Research shows the event has a direct economic impact of $280 million to Sydney.

Calling Country showcases Indigenous artists and culture on a global scale, respectfully acknowledging the custodians of the land where Sydney New Year’s Eve is held.

We’re inviting expressions of interest for an experienced Indigenous organisation to provide creative production services for the 2022 Sydney New Year’s Eve Calling Country. The service provider must engage Indigenous artists to work with and present the Calling Country segment, and collaborate with the City of Sydney and Sydney New Year’s Eve creative teams on ceremony, projections, pyrotechnics, music and live performance.

The expression of interest will be conducted in 2 stages.

Updates and clarifications

We will publish regular updates and clarifications to the expression of interest here. You should check this section before starting your application.

  • There are currently no updates or clarifications to the expression of interest.

How to apply

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 12 July.

Read the expression of interest brief and terms and conditions before starting your application.

Expression of interest brief and terms and conditionsPDF · 101.2 KB · Last modified
Event services agreement (draft)PDF · 452.16 KB · Last modified

First Nations artist, Blak Douglas, was the Creative Consultant for the Sydney New Years Eve Calling Country in 2021.