New Year's Eve: Sydney lord mayor says ticketed events for fireworks 'outrageous'

Clover Moore says the NSW government should not be making money from what is meant to be a free event

Sydney’s lord mayor, Clover Moore, has called ticketed New Year’s Eve events around the city’s harbour an “outrageous” money-making exercise by the state government.

Of the 51 official harbourside events on the City of Sydney’s website, 19 are ticketed, including at prices as high as $335 – not including alcohol – to watch the fireworks from the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Source: The Guardian
New Year's Eve: Sydney lord mayor says ticketed events for fireworks 'outrageous'