The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE

Officially, the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was in 1932 on Saturday, 19 March by the then current New South Wales Premier – The Hon. John T. Lang.

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge by the Hon. John. T. Lang

It was a very momentous occasion drawing in very large crowds to the city and around the Sydney Harbour foreshore. it is estimated that somewhere between 300,000 and 1 million people came to watch the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge – Not without Drama!

The then premier of the time, Hon John T. Lang was quite controversial and just as many enemies as supporters.  The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted by New Guard member Captain Francis de Groot by cutting the ribbon before Lang.

 

 

Walk the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Walking the Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of those must do's when you visit Sydney.  It mig...
Sydney Harbour Bridge Toll
Sydney Harbour Bridge Toll - How To Pay If you have arrived at this page looking to pay t...
Sydney Harbour Bridge Pictures and Photos
Early Construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge A Sydney Harbour Bridge Commemorati...
When was the Sydney Harbour Bridge Built
When was the Sydney Harbour Bridge Built - Years of Blood Sweat and Tears Building the Sy...
Sydney Harbour Bridge Fireworks
The most famous Sydney Harbour Bridge Fireworks Event The Sydney Harbour Bridge Firew...
Sydney Harbour Bridge New Years Eve
The Sydney Harbour Bridge New Years Eve Festival - An event not to be missed! Every year,...
Sydney Harbour Bridge Tours
Apart from walking across the harbour bridge yourself, there are a number of other ways to...
Bungee Jumping Sydney Harbour Bridge
Is Bungee Jumping Sydney Harbour Bridge Allowed? Unfortunately or Fortunately depending o...