Chaser projects Alan Jones’ ad and phone number onto Sydney Opera House

Doug Mendoza
October 9, 2018

The barrier draw was today held in confidence by Racing NSW stewards and the results will be kept private until they are beamed onto the Opera House sails.

Protester Joshua Richardson, 19, said he had no problem with the Opera House being lit up in the "right context" but said this illumination was "horrible". "We have to fight to stop more of this appalling advertising".

The barrier draw for The Everest, a thoroughbred horse race run over 1,200 metres, was projected onto the Opera House amid growing backlash over using the landmark as a billboard.

It comes following a Racing NSW decision to cancel a live barrier draw for its multi-million dollar race The Everest, citing security risks amid ongoing public outrage at plans to project the results onto the Sydney Opera House.

"Racing NSW has made the decision to conduct the draw prior to the event to circumvent any security risks that may exist", a statement read.

Luckily for Jones, as it turns out, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is a gutless Jones puppet can caved in immediately, overturning the actual documented rules of the Sydney Opera House so that Jones' pals could get their way.

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More than 265,000 people have signed a petition protesting the use of the Opera House to promote the event.

This afternoon the Heritage Council of New South Wales delivered a damning letter directly to the Premier expressing its "extreme disappointment" with her decision to allow the advertising to go ahead.

"The Opera House management has approved exemptions under the Heritage Act to make these types of decisions", the spokesman said.

"Our house is a precious gift to the world", Mr Hall said.

He also said he was not a bully and refuted accusations of misogyny.

"However this is now largely being used by Jones to brush over the bullying and threatening ambush he and Peter V'landys executed last Friday". The Sydney Opera House initially rejected the proposal but a state official overruled and allowed a revised 10-minute projection of the ad for October 9.

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