Street Event - Temporary Road Closures - 2024 Mardi Gras Parade

Decision Maker: Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Determined




It is recommended that the Committee endorse the temporary road closures for the 2024 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, 2 March 2024 subject to the following conditions:-

(A)       The Applicant must comply with the temporary road closure conditions as stipulated in Schedule A of this agenda.

(B)       The Applicant must contact the Surry Hills PAC to discuss deployment of user pay police for the event.

(C)       The Applicant must contact the City’s Venue Management Unit to discuss the event.

(D)       The Applicant is to obtain a Road Occupancy Licence from the Transport Management Centre prior to commencement of works.

(E)       The Applicant must provide a telephone number of the supervisor responsible for the proposed event and include contact details in the notification letters to be distributed to affected stakeholders.

(F)        The Applicant must contact Sydney Buses and arrange and pay for the rerouting of bus services around the closures, the temporary relocation of bus stops and any additional staff required; and

(G)       The Traffic Management and Traffic Control Plans are agreed to in principal and to be finalised through the Working Group established by Premiers and Cabinet’s Community Engagement and Events Division with representative from the Police, Transport Management Centre (TMC), Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), Sydney Buses, Council and Event Organisers.

Voting Members for this Item


Voting Members



City of Sydney



Transport for NSW



NSW Police – Surry Hills PAC



Representative for the Member for Sydney





The Committee unanimously supported the recommendation.


The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Ltd has applied for the temporary road closures of Oxford, Flinders, Liverpool and College Streets and short sections of adjoining streets for the 2024 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade on 2 March 2024.

Report author: Vicki Calleja

Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 16/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/11/2023 - Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee

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