New Year's Eve at Beare Park

Consultation has concluded

Serious anti-social behaviour occurred in Beare Park, Elizabeth Bay, on New Year’s Eve 2013. The City of Sydney is now reviewing how Beare Park will be managed for future New Year’s Eve events to ensure it is an enjoyable and safe place for residents and visitors.

We invite you to comment on our proposal that Beare Park become a managed site for New Year’s Eve. 

You can provide feedback via the feedback tab, email or to Kristin Gabriel, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator, City Of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2001.

For enquiries please contact Kristin on 9246 7398 or kgabriel@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au 

Serious anti-social behaviour occurred in Beare Park, Elizabeth Bay, on New Year’s Eve 2013. The City of Sydney is now reviewing how Beare Park will be managed for future New Year’s Eve events to ensure it is an enjoyable and safe place for residents and visitors.

We invite you to comment on our proposal that Beare Park become a managed site for New Year’s Eve. 

You can provide feedback via the feedback tab, email or to Kristin Gabriel, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator, City Of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2001.

For enquiries please contact Kristin on 9246 7398 or kgabriel@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au 

Consultation has concluded
  • Beare Park New Year's Eve

    almost 3 years ago

    If Beare Park is a managed site for New Year’s Eve:

    • The eastern side of the park will be fenced off and security will be in place to manage access from 12 noon on 31 December to 1am on 1 January;
    • Access to the western side of the park will be prohibited, but the car park and marina will still remain accessible to the public;
    • A maximum of  2000 people will be allowed into the park;
    • Entry will be free and open to people of all ages;
    • Alcohol and glass will be prohibited in the park, security will check people’s bags as they enter;
    • Additional temporary toilet facilities will be provided for rubbish and waste in the park; and
    • Additional bins and resources will be provided for rubbish and waste in the park.
    • Other vantage points that are managed in a similar way include Embarkation Park and Observatory Hill.

    Managing the park in this way ensures that the city can plan for the number of people and ensure that an appropriate number of bins, toilets and food and drink facilities are available.

    The set up and removal of furniture and equipment will take place between 29 December and 2 January, and this will involve areas of the park being closed for short periods.


    If Beare Park is a managed site for New Year’s Eve:

    • The eastern side of the park will be fenced off and security will be in place to manage access from 12 noon on 31 December to 1am on 1 January;
    • Access to the western side of the park will be prohibited, but the car park and marina will still remain accessible to the public;
    • A maximum of  2000 people will be allowed into the park;
    • Entry will be free and open to people of all ages;
    • Alcohol and glass will be prohibited in the park, security will check people’s bags as they enter;
    • Additional temporary toilet facilities will be provided for rubbish and waste in the park; and
    • Additional bins and resources will be provided for rubbish and waste in the park.
    • Other vantage points that are managed in a similar way include Embarkation Park and Observatory Hill.

    Managing the park in this way ensures that the city can plan for the number of people and ensure that an appropriate number of bins, toilets and food and drink facilities are available.

    The set up and removal of furniture and equipment will take place between 29 December and 2 January, and this will involve areas of the park being closed for short periods.