City of Sydney have today released a discussion paper: An Open and Creative City: planning for culture and the night time economy, which details and proposes a long term vision and  strategies for Sydney’s night time economy and cultural life.

It forms a large part of the city’s Live Music and Performance Action Plan.

Sydney is a global city, yet we are hampered by small town restrictions. Hopefully this paper pushes progress a tiny bit further.

It proposes eight actions across three subject areas (as laid out by the City of Sydney):