A NSW Government website

24-Hour Economy Advisory Group

Our members support the NSW Government to turbocharge job creation and night-time business activity.

What the Advisory Group does

The Advisory Group helps the NSW Government to implement the 24-Hour Economy Strategy (PDF) 3.4 MB . They develop ideas to:

  • assist business to bounce back from the pandemic
  • bring a vibrant nightlife back to the city
  • increase the diversity of night-time activities
  • promote Sydney as a global 24-hour economy.

How members are appointed

Members were appointed by an independent panel through an EOI process for a minimum 12-month term.

Applications were assessed by a Selection Panel comprising the 24-Hour Economy Commissioner, Create NSW, Destination NSW and the Department of Planning and Environment.


The Advisory Group meet quarterly.

Due to the lockdowns, however, the Advisory Group, met more frequently to exchange information and respond faster. Meetings have so far been held on:

  • 10 September 2021
  • 22 October 2021
  • 25 November 2021
  • 18 February 2022
  • 13 May 2022

Current members

Current members work in local government, arts and culture, sport, hospitality, and live performance. 

Local government