New Year's Eve

Plan ahead this New Year's Eve

Posted Friday 11 December 2015

Sydney New Year’s Eve is renowned globally as one of the most spectacular events in the world.

Major roads in and around the city will be closed during the event. This may affect how you travel to vantage points and other areas around the inner city and harbour. A little organisation beforehand can go a long way to help make your event fun, safe and memorable.

Please see below the alcohol free zones, road closures and special event clearways in Mosman. For more information visit the Sydney New Year’s Eve Website.

Alcohol Free Zones

An Alcohol Free Zone (AFZ) will be in operation from 8am on 31 December 2015 to 6am on 1 January 2016 encompassing Bradleys Head Road south of the intersection with Whiting Beach Road to the entrance of the Bradleys Head National Park and continuing down Athol Wharf Road to the Taronga Zoo Wharf.

Road Closures

3pm, on 31 December 2015 to 2am, on 1 January 2016

  • Athol Wharf Rd* – between Bradleys Head Rd and Athol Wharf
  • Bradleys Head Rd – between Whiting beach Rd and Athol Wharf Rd

*STA Buses excepted/ Vehicles within road closure areas will be restricted from exiting prior to reopening

11:30pm^, 31 December 2015 to 2am, 1 January 2016

  • Bradleys Head Rd – between Thompson St and Whiting Beach Rd
  • Prince Albert St – between Queen St and Milner St northbound
  • Thompson St – between Bradleys Head Rd and Burrawong Ave
  • Whiting Beach Rd – between Prince Albert St and Bradleys Head Rd

^Closure time subject to Police discretion

Special Event Clearways

8am, 31 December 2015 to 3am, 1 January 2016

  • Spit Rd – between Awaba Street and Military Rd southbound
  • Military Rd – between Spit Rd and Spofforth St southbound
    Please note – STA buses excepted

1pm, 31 December 2015 to 3am, 1 January 2016

  • Athol Wharf Rd – between Bradleys Head Rd and Athol Wharf
  • Bradleys Head Rd – between Whiting Beach Rd and Athol Wharf Rd
  • Whiting Beach Rd – between Bradleys Head Rd and Prince Albert St eastbound

3pm, 31 December 2015 to 3am, 1 January 2016

  • Military Rd – between Spit Rd and Mandolong Rd both sides
  • Military Rd – between Belmont Rd and Raglan St southbound
  • Military Rd – between Prince Albert St and Belmont Rd northbound
  • Spit Rd – between Military Rd and Spit Bridge northbound