Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12

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Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12
Creative director Marc Newson
Theme "Time to Dream"
Network Nine Network
Host(s) Jesinta Campbell
Cameron Williams
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2010–11 2012–13

Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12 was the 17th Sydney New Year's Eve held at Sydney Harbour on the evening of 31 December 2011 and in the early hours of 1 January 2012. The Nine Network broadcast the event for their third consecutive year (fourteenth overall). The theme was previously revealed to be "Time to Dream" and was Marc Newson's only year as creative headliner.



Program Time Duration
9pm Family Fireworks 8:30pm – 9:15pm 45 mins
Midnight Fireworks 11:30pm – 12:20am 50 mins


Name Location Original role
Jesinta Campbell Sydney Opera House
Cameron Williams Sydney Opera House
Jaynie Seal Dawes Point
James Mathison Glebe Island

Pre-show Entertainment[edit]

Indigenous Smoking Ceremony[edit]

9pm Family Fireworks[edit]

Kermit the Frog & Jason Segel provided the countdown for the 9pm fireworks


Performer Song
The Potbelleez Midnight Midnight

Fireworks Soundtrack[edit]


No. Song Artist
1 Lohengrin - Prelude to Act III Germany Richard Wagner
2 Sabre Dance Russian Empire Aram Khachaturian
3 Been a Long Time Australia Wes Carr
4 Only Girl (In The World) United States Rihanna
5 The Horns Australia s:amplify
6 Crossing the Bridge Iceland Atli Örvarsson
7 The Drop Australia s:amplify
8 Give Me Everything (featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer) United States Pitbull
9 On The Floor (featuring Pitbull) United States Jennifer Lopez
10 Inescapable Australia Jessica Mauboy
11 Love You Like A Love Song United States Selena Gomez & the Scene
12 1812 Overture Russian Empire Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Harbour of Light Parade[edit]

Midnight Fireworks[edit]


Performer Song
Zoe Badwi Freefallin'

Fireworks Soundtrack[edit]


No. Song Artist
1 The Journey Australia Tommy Emmanuel
2 The Might of Rome Germany Hans Zimmer & Australia Lisa Gerrard
3 Oh Dear! Oh No! Uh Oh! Victoria Philharmonic Choir
4 Broken Leg Australia Bluejuice
5 Bridge Rockin' Beats Australia s:amplify
6 What's My Scene? Australia Hoodoo Gurus
7 Sunlight Australia Bag Raiders
8 Gathu Mawula Revisited Australia Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Blue King Brown
9 Love Is In The Air Australia John Paul Young
10 The Island: Part 1 - Dawn Australia Pendulum
11 Sounds of Then (This is Australia) Australia Gang Gajang
12 What You Need Australia INXS
13 Flippers Australia Art vs. Science
14 Sweet Disposition Australia The Temper Trap
15 Embrace Australia PNAU
16 Great Southern Land Australia Icehouse
17 Freefallin' Australia Zoë Badwi
18 Counting The Beat Australia The Swingers
19 Are You Gonna Be My Girl Australia Jet
20 Walking On A Dream Australia Empire of the Sun
21 You Shook Me All Night Long Australia AC/DC
22 White Unicorn Australia Wolfmother
23 Shazam! Australia Spiderbait
24 Sisters In Calcutta Australia Michael Yezerski
25 Percussive Orchestra Australia s:amplify
26 Sydney NYE Finale Australia s:amplify




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