Celebrate the history of an icon with BridgeClimb film

first_imgNSW tourism minister Jodi McKay launched the short film ‘Celebrations’ at the new free Sydney Harbour Bridge Visitor Centre on Wednesday.The ‘Celebrations’ film captures community celebration of the bridge since its 1932 opening, including the world famous New Years Eve fireworks. Ms McKay said, “The new Sydney Harbour Bridge Visitor Centre gives everyone a great opportunity to learn more about the Bridge and to ‘celebrate New Year’s Eve every day.’  “What’s also important about this new attraction is that it’s one of a growing number of accessible tourism experiences now available in Sydney”.Ms McKay also launched the new look ‘sydneyforall.com’ website, the NSW Government’s accessible tourism portal for Sydney.The celebrations also marked the first official event, which Paul Cave, Chairman and Founder of BridgeClimb, has hosted since he became a recipient of a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).Paul was recognised on the Queen’s Birthday 2010 Honours list and in particular was commended for his service to Tourism in NSW.Paul commented on the new film, “The Sydney Harbour Bridge has been a centrepiece for Sydney celebrations since opening day.  “The new film ‘Celebrations’ captures the spirit of these events, climaxing the world famous New Year’s Eve fireworks so you can experience them here every day.”The Sydney Harbour Bridge Visitor Centre is the first fully accessible space situated in and dedicated to Australia’s icon. Visitors can immerse themselves in interactive exhibits, display galleries and a 46 seat digital high definition cinema, which shares the stories of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from preconstruction to the present day. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: C.F Paul Cave & the Honorable Jodi McKay, Minister for Tourism last_img read more