TEN YEARS OF Time­Out SYD­NEY

Join us on the tu­mul­tuous jour­ney of Time Out magazine in Aus­tralia, 2007-2017...

Time Out (Sydney) - - TEN YEARS OF TIMEOUT -

Septem­ber 26, 2007

Is­sue 00 of Time Out Syd­ney hits news­stands, un­der li­cence from Time Out Group in the UK. The first edition is 98 pages long and in­cludes in­ter­views with Sum­mer

Heights High’s Chris Lil­ley, Wheels & Doll­baby and Claire Danes. The first pub­lished food re­view? Harry’s Café de Wheels.

De­cem­ber 12, 2007

El­ton John, in town for the open­ing of Billy El­liot the Mu­si­cal, guest ed­its the is­sue. El­ton in­ter­views Baz Luhrmann, names

Moulin Rouge his favourite Aus­tralian film and Bills, the “best break­fast in Syd­ney”.

Septem­ber 24, 2008

The GFC hits. Time Out changes fre­quency from weekly to fort­nightly.

De­cem­ber 2008

Ivy is named Bar of the Year at the in­au­gu­ral Time Out Bar Awards. Host Wil An­der­son shouts him­self hoarse in a (largely suc­cess­ful) ef­fort to hold au­di­ence at­ten­tion dur­ing the cer­e­mony at the Blacket Ho­tel.

De­cem­ber 17, 2008

First monthly is­sue pub­lished.

Time Out Syd­ney set­tles into monthly for­mat there­after.

Fe­bru­ary 18, 2009

Rus­sell Brand in­vites read­ers to call him on the cover of Time Out and tells edi­tor Dan Rook­wood: “I’m just a bloke with a ter­rific hair­cut who’s been given a Wonka ticket to a lovely sex fac­tory.”

June 2010

Banksy de­signs the cover to pro­mote his movie Exit Through

the Gift Shop, and 500 lim­ited edition Banksy posters are snapped up by read­ers.

Au­gust 2010

The first Time Out Syd­ney Food

Awards is­sue pro­claims Rock­pool the Best Restau­rant of 2010 and Four Ate Five the Best Café.

Novem­ber 2011

Time Out Mel­bourne magazine launch is­sue pub­lished – the top 20 Mel­bourne bars fea­ture.

July 2013

Nine-year-old Amardeep Gill guest ed­its the Kids’ Is­sue fea­tur­ing ‘13 things to do be­fore you’re 13’ and pro­files of five Syd­ney kids to watch.

April 2014

Time Out dark­ens the iconic Kings Cross Coke sign on the cover of an is­sue in­ves­ti­gat­ing the O’Far­rell gov­ern­ment’s con­tro­ver­sial lock­out laws.

Novem­ber 2014

Time Out launches the an­nual Pub Awards and Pub Guide – the Wel­come Ho­tel in Rozelle is named 2014 Pub of the Year.

March 2016

Time Out Syd­ney takes on a larger sad­dle-stitched for­mat with an is­sue cel­e­brat­ing di­ver­sity; Con­chita Wurst is the cover star.

Au­gust 15, 2016 May 2017

The Deadly Is­sue, fea­tur­ing 23 deadly Syd­neysiders se­lected by guest edi­tor Emily Ni­col, marks the 50th an­niver­sary of the 1967 ref­er­en­dum and the 25th of the Mabo de­ci­sion.

June 2017

Time Out Aus­tralia ac­quired by Time Out Global. One of us!

Septem­ber 2017

Ten years and 149 issues of Time

Out Syd­ney cel­e­brated with the Fu­ture is­sue – you’re hold­ing it. The first Time Out Talk takes place on the topic of ‘The Nanny in the Kitchen’ – food over-reg­u­la­tion – with Mary’s burg­ers served.

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