- Organiser/Event Creative Director/Fireworks Soundtrack Producer: New South Wales Government
- Fireworks Provider: Foti International Fireworks
- Radio Broadcaster: KIIS 106.5 (fireworks soundtrack) & ABC Radio (Concert – From 10pm)
- Television/Internet Broadcaster: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
- Television/Internet Broadcast Host: Charlie Pickering (Melbourne)
- ‘We Are One’ Charity Concert Co-Host: Zan Rowe (Melbourne)
- Co-Hosts: Jeremy Fernandez (Sydney) & Linda Marigliano (Sydney)
This year did not feature a theme again. It will remain like this until 2021.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions on event attendance were put in place. No one can enter the Sydney central business district without a dedicated ticket to a hospitality venue that has a COVID-Safe Plan.
The vantage points were to be reserved for frontline workers & firefighters.
Welcome To Country
Starts at 9:05pm.
‘We Are One’ Charity Concert
Starts at 9:10pm. Live on ABC Radio from 10pm.
The concert will raise funds for Lifeline & Kids Helpline.
- Sydney Opera House Northern Forecourt
- Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
The Sydney audience was to be made up of people nominated by their community as “local heroes” having made a real difference through the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Casey Donovan (Melbourne)
- Paul Kelly (Melbourne)
- Vera Blue (Sydney)
- Amy Shark (Sydney)
- DMA’S (Sydney)
- Ben Lee (Sydney)
- Odette (Sydney)
- The Teskey Brothers (Melbourne)
And “very special guests” from Melbourne!
- We Are All In This Together – Ben Lee
- I Am Woman (Odette Cover) – Helen Reddy
The show this year is designed for television.
At 12:03am, there was a tribute to frontline health workers.
- New Sensation (Nick 12″ Mix) – INXS
- Pop A Bottle – Jessica Mauboy
- Thank You (For Loving Me At My Worst) – The Whitlams (begins with “Thank You” being spoken by random NSW citizens)
- I’ve Got The Music in Me – Marcia Hines
- Everybody Rise – Amy Shark
- Day By Day – Powderfinger
- What About Me – Moving Pictures
- You’re The Voice – John Farnham featuring Brian May, Olivia Newton-John, Mitch Tambo, Alan McKenzie & a cast of pipers and firefighters.
Finished with the quote from a woman – “Thank you”
…and then a man – “Thanks Sydney. See you next time”.