Inspiring positive social and environmental change
Since it opened in 1973, the Sydney Opera House has promoted creativity, diversity, environmental sustainability, cultural rights and respect for heritage, on and off its stages. As Australia’s leading cultural institution, we have a critical role to play in using our cultural impact as a catalyst for change.
Almost one year on, and in celebration of Global Goals Week 2020, we’re checking back in on the actions we have committed to taking and the progress we have made ahead of the building’s 50th anniversary in 2023. You can read more about our commitment to the Global Goals here.
Develop an integrated framework tool for procurement that promotes positive social (First Nations, Modern Slavery, disability enterprises, Small to Medium Enterprises), environmental and economic impacts
Ensure that the goods and services we purchase have the lowest environmental impact and promote the responsible consumption of resources.
Sydney Opera House and major partner, Energy Australia, staff at Garma Festival 2019. Photo by Adam Bostock.
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Our goal at the Sydney Opera House is to provide barrier-free access, making the site, building and the experiences they offer accessible to all people. We provide a range of access services and performances for people who are blind or have low vision, for people who are deaf or have a hearing impairment and for people with physical disabilities.