Everest betting suspended after barrier draw conducted in private

Everest betting suspended after barrier draw conducted in private

"Racing NSW Stewards today have conducted the barrier draw for the 2018 The TAB Everest in preparation for this evening's barrier draw event", a Racing NSW release said.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian overruled Herron, approving use of the Opera House for a promotion for the Everest horse race.

Alan Jones has this morning apologised on his 2GB Breakfast show for comments he made in an interview with Opera House CEO Louise Herron last week.

Barricades were installed in the forecourt, while water police patrolled the perimeter of the Opera House.

Protester Joshua Richardson, 19, said he had no problem with the Opera House being lit up in the "right context" but said this illumination was "horrible".

As a result, betting for The Everest was suspended until the results of the draw were beamed onto the shells of Sydney Opera House on Tuesday night.

A plan to project a racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House has sparked controversy in Australia.

Brisbane-based outdoor operator, Goa, has dived into the controversial debate over Racing NSW's upcoming use of the Opera House as a billboard. Instead, it has faced an intense backlash.

The NSW government held high-level meetings on Monday to discuss potential security threats, which include staff tampering with the projection.

In a letter to the premier on Tuesday, the NSW Heritage Council said it was extremely disappointed with the government's decision and described the projection as "inappropriate".

"Our house is a precious gift to the world", Mr Hall said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison backed the decision, saying: "Why not put it on the biggest billboard Sydney has?"

In fact, ABC's the Chaser has already staged its own protest, posting a video to Twitter of themselves driving around Sydney projecting "Advertise here - call Alan", and listing what is apparently Jones' real phone number, onto the Opera House, the Art Gallery of NSW and state parliament.

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