Inspire : Public Works Nov Dec 2013
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE CAPITALS Every year during the festive season, councils across Australia and New Zealand come alive, giving seasonal ﬂair to the public domain with colourful streetlights, Christmas trees and street decorations, as well as community shows, concerts and other events. PUBLIC DOMAIN HOBART CITY COUNCIL An annual Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant signals the start of the festive season. Local schools, churches, community groups and businesses participate in the parade. ADELAIDE CITY COUNCIL During the Christmas period, an impressive 32m Christmas tree is erected in the northern part of Adelaide's Victoria Square, also known as Tarndanyangga. As part of an ongoing upgrade of the square, the council has recently invested in a new, colour- changing LED lighting display to decorate the tree. New Harbour Bridge cycleway lighting by Sylvania Lighting Australasia, using StreetLED 25W luminaires. CITY OF PERTH More than 100,000 lights and decorations light up Perth for its annual Christmas program, this year featuring new installations on William and James streets, projec- tions onto the GPO building and an iPhone app that encourages users to photograph their favourite Christmas characters around the city.
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