Opera House tribute for Sydney Ferries worker

Image of Opera House Sails

One of our very own Sydney Ferries employees was recently featured in a moving tribute to frontline workers on the Opera House sails.

The iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House were illuminated in a special tribute to the frontline heroes of 2020.

To mark recent Australia Day events on the Sydney Harbour, the New South Wales Government wanted to acknowledge the hard work of Sydney essential workers such as public transport workers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our very own General Purpose Hand from the Sydney Ferries team, Carlie Thornton, was one of the faces featured in a bold and moving image that was projected on to the Opera House sails.

During the pandemic, the Ferries team continued to operate services, even during lockdown, for essential journeys.

We are incredibly proud of Carlie and all of our teams for being symbolically recognised as one of the frontline heroes supporting our community.


Image Credit: NSW Government/Anna Warr


Kate Babic
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