NTIA launches Unite for the Night Campaign with fundraising gig
Posted 08.03.19 | By Night Time Industries Association
Photography Cassandra Hannagan
A stellar line-up of local Australian music and comedic talent came together to launch the NTIA’s Unite for the Campaign on Thursday 7th March, with a fundraising gig at Sydney’s Metro Theatre.
The line-up included live sets from Josh Pyke, I know Leopard, Gordi, Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe) and Wallace. While comedians Matt Okine, Tom Ballard, Mel Buttle and Cameron James delivered the laughs.
Unite for the Night asks government to cut non-sensical regulation and calls for night time industries to work together, but most importantly the campaign challenges punters to get off the couch and use the night time ecology… or otherwise risk losing it.
The campaign encourages voter awareness around the major parties night time and music policies ahead of the NSW state election (23rd March) through many means, but most visibly through our scorecard.
About the NTIA
The objective of the Night Time Industries Association is to promote Sydney as a vibrant and creative city and to build a new, positive narrative for Sydney’s nightlife that includes:
- That Sydney is a fun and inspiring place to live, work and play;
- That Sydney’s nightlife contributes to the cultural value of the city; and
- Nightlife stimulates creativity, which is an important economic driver for NSW.
To achieve this objective the Night Time Industries Association will be active developing positive messaging and media and communications activities.
The Night Time Industries Association consists of: hospitality (bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants); entertainment venues; festivals; retail operators; arts and culture organisations; precincts; and other businesses with an interest in the night time economy.
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