Planned racing ad on sails of Sydney Opera House divisive

10 Octubre, 2018, 10:58 | Author: Thomas Hicks
  • This image provided by Racing NSW shows an artist???s impression of how horse race advertising will look on the Sydney Opera House. A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. (Racin

A culture war has erupted in Australia after Sydney Opera House was ordered to allow advertisements for the world's richest horse race to be beamed on to the sails of its roof.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has stood by her controversial decision to promote The Everest horse race on the Sydney Opera House.

Since Friday, more than 150,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the opera house to be "protected".

While some have defended the promotion as having economic benefits, others say it is crass commercialism and threatens the iconic building's value as a World Heritage site.

Racing NSW had also wanted to list horse names on the Opera House sails, but that will not happen.

A petition opposing the plan to project Tuesday night's barrier draw for the Everest race onto the venue's sails has garnered more than 206,000 signatures and protesters plan to disrupt the event.

The heritage expert added the Racing NSW promotion had been referred to the World Heritage body UNESCO.

While Tim Costello, a spokesman for the Alliance for Gambling Reform, said that the advert demonstrated the power of the Australian horse racing industry, which made a profit of 3.3 billion Australian dollars (£1.7 billion) past year.

"This is one of the biggest events of the year. why not put it on the biggest billboard Sydney has?"

More news: Fuertes lluvias en Honduras dejan un desaparecido y daños materiales
More news: Netanyahu questioned for 12th time over corruption cases
More news: Microsoft Explains Why Windows 10’s October 2018 Update Was Deleting People’s Files

'The gambling lobby, particularly in New South Wales, is the equivalent of the National Rifle Association in America. It. has politicians in the palm of its hand, " Costello, a spokesman for the Alliance for Gambling Reform, told the ABC.

"I don't know why people are getting so precious about it", he said.

"It's not as though they're painting it on there, there are lights flashing up there for a brief period of time".

Jones said during the terse exchange: "We own the Opera House".

Graham Quint, a National Trust of Australia manager, went as far as suggesting the advertising went against federal and state laws governing use of the Opera House.

According to Chief Excecutive Peter V'landys, the state blocked the move and offered the Sydney Opera House as an alternative.

Sydney Opera House policy on illumination of the sails states: "No logo or corporate identity shall be permitted to be projected onto the Sails".

The PM - speaking in Blayney just 30 kilometres southwest of Bathurst - said promoting the Everest Cup on the Opera House was "just common sense".

"Let's remind Alan that the Opera House truly does belong to everyone, by supporting Louise Herron's staunch defence of one of our City and Country's few instantly recognisable heritage landmarks".

Recomendado:

  • David Davis warns Theresa May’s Brexit plan will lose Tories election

    David Davis warns Theresa May’s Brexit plan will lose Tories election

    Despite this Theresa May will face the Commons today amid intense Tory pressure to drop her Brexit plans as officials in Brussels gather to discuss their latest move in the talks.
    Rocket's first stage lands back at launch site

    Rocket's first stage lands back at launch site

    According to CBS News, SpaceX has accomplished 17th successful flight this year including the 44th successful launch in a row. Social media went into a frenzy in Southern California Sunday night after odd lights appeared to cross the evening sky.
    Time Is Running Out To Control Climate Change, U.N. Report Says

    Time Is Running Out To Control Climate Change, U.N. Report Says

    Soot from power station chimneys and vehicle tailpipes can be captured at source or reduced by switching to burning cleaner fuels. If not, the researchers say, the threat to people, ecosystems and sustainable development will rise to irreversible levels.
  • Janet Jackson, Def Leppard among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees

    Six of the nominees are on the ballot for the first time, including Def Leppard , Prine, Roxy Music , Devo , Nicks and Rundgren . LL Cool J was nominated for a fifth time; if selected, he would become the seventh hip-hop act to be inducted.

    New Pixel phones are out today

    Although rumours are now swirling about the Google Pixel Slate , nothing has been officially confirmed by the tech company. Well, wonder no more as we delve into our brief hands-on time with the devices at Google's Made By Google October event .
    Google announces Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

    Google announces Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

    Gboard, the keyboard built into your Pixel 3, will recommend GIFs, stickers and more, to make your conversations fun and engaging. If you're looking for something a bit sturdier, there are also third-party keyboard options like the $159 Brydge G-Type keyboard.
  • Pedro Martinez goes off on 'horrible' Angel Hernandez

    Pedro Martinez goes off on 'horrible' Angel Hernandez

    But the Red Sox , frequent visitors who clinched the AL East crown at Yankee Stadium just 2½ weeks ago, were hardly intimidated. He got a fly out to deep right-center, a slow chopper to third base and then fanned Hicks looking on a slider at the knees.
    Palacio de Kensington rehúsa la entrada a la hermanastra de Meghan Markle

    Palacio de Kensington rehúsa la entrada a la hermanastra de Meghan Markle

    Meghan y Samantha, son hijas del mismo padre, Thomas Markle , pero no de la misma madre. Es la propia sangre de la duquesa quien le ha dificultado esta transición como royal .
    Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro prices revealed ahead of launch

    Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro prices revealed ahead of launch

    It appears that this phone will come close to the ideal bezel free screen, only with a small notch for the camera. Huawei look to have yet another great looking device with some cutting edge hardware in both of the above phones.
  • Dez Bryant responds criticism from Jerry Jones, Shannon Sharpe

    Dez Bryant responds criticism from Jerry Jones, Shannon Sharpe

    Jones said he'd similarly been on his radio show defending longtime quarterback Tony Romo many times in years past. "You can give some reasons for kicking there", Jones said of the punt.
    Vidal publicó y luego borró dura publicación en sus redes

    Vidal publicó y luego borró dura publicación en sus redes

    El problema es que en el Barça solo hay un rey y lleva el 10. "Estoy bien físicamente, muy bien y contento". El ex Gremio se ha ganado la titularidad gracias a su juego pensante y que ayuda en la posesión de balón.
    De momento que se calle: Alejandro Arribas a Cardozo

    De momento que se calle: Alejandro Arribas a Cardozo

    Nos faltó tranquilidad para manejar el juego, Pumas fue intenso y nosotros al no tener precisión para salir jugando, dividimos pelotas que al final regalamos al rival.


Popular

Muere su prometido y mujer se toma sesión fotográfica en la tumba
Pero, ya sabes, si los extrañas estarás BENDECIDO. Él es el único sostén de la familia y tiene dos hijos, de 2 y 9 años. Una amiga de Jessica recolectó cientos de cartas con mensajes alentadores para la mujer.

Wozniacki swats aside Sevastova to wear Beijing crown
Wozniacki was in solid form throughout the tournament and did not drop a single set to romp towards the title. The second seed Dane did not take much time in the Chinese capital, Beijing to clinch her 30th career crown.

Carvajal says Neymar expected to join Los Blancos
I don't want to be left wondering what it would be like. "It is true that (with) Qatar, China... we should not trick ourselves, it is about money".

US Sanctions Drive Iran's Economy Into Recession
The EIA reported crude supplies rose by 8 million barrels for the week ended September 28 - the largest weekly climb year to date. Several models call for the Hurricane to miss major producing assets in the Gulf, but any change of track could widen the impact.

Un Banksy se autodestruye tras ser vendido por 1,18 millones €
De acuerdo con la Wikipedia : " Banksy es el seudónimo de un artista del arte callejero británico". La casa dijo que estaba "discutiendo los próximos pasos" con el comprador.

Policía que mató a un ladrón es electa diputada
Entonces, Sastre , que estaba vestida de civil, también toma su pistola y dispara sobre el delincuente, que luego falleció. Y la "mujer policía justiciera" lo supo aprovechar .

Wozniacki quiere recuperar su trono y Osaka falló — WTA Beijing
Son dos las ocasiones en las que Osaka y Sevastova se han medido, con empate a uno en victorias para cada una de ellas.

Suns fire general manager McDonough
But the team has been unsuccessful in acquiring a proven point guard to supplement its otherwise improved lineup. McDonough has been with Phoenix since May 2013, and during that time he's hired three different head coaches.

Storm Michael to slam Florida as hurricane
In neighboring Wakulla County, no shelters are opening at all because its shelters are only rated safe for Category 2 storms. Authorities were also searching for a boy swept away by a river in Guatemala. "Do not think you can survive it", Scott said.

American Music Awards list of winners
Cardi B , who was tied with Drake for the most AMA nominations, won the first award of the night for favorite rap/hip-hop artist. Taylor Swift will open the show - her first awards show performance in almost three years.