Premier's Gala Concerts

Join us at these star-studded concerts showcasing some of our best talent. They're our thanks to seniors for contributing to NSW.

When       Thursday 2 and Friday 3 February 2023

Where     Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney

Time        11:00am and 2:45pm 

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Ticket returns now open.

 

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Photo of a full theatre of seniors at the 2022 Premier's Gala Concerts. Concert-goers are cast in a pink-red glow lighting.

Event Information

The FREE star-studded Premier’s Gala Concerts are back for 2023! For 2023 they're held at the Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney in Darling Harbour on February 2 and 3, 2023.  There will be two concerts each day, one at 11:00am and the other at 2:45pm. 

The Premier’s Gala Concerts showcase some of Australia’s greatest entertainers to celebrate NSW seniors. Audiences will enjoy performances from Rodger Corser, Kate Ceberano, Ross Wilson, Harrison Craig and Prinnie Stevens.

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice presents the Premier's Gala Concerts to thank NSW seniors for their valued and ongoing contributions to their families and communities.

Photo of large crowd of seniors watching a show on stage. A bright spotlight is shining from the middle of the crowd towards the stage. The whole audience is a pink-red hue due to lighting.
Crowd of seniors at a show

Ticket returns and live stream

Returning unwanted Premier's Gala Concerts tickets is easy! 

If you know you are unable to attend the concerts, please return your ticket/s. This allows those who have missed out on obtaining tickets a chance to attend the concerts. 

Any returned tickets will be continually added into the system for re-issue. Therefore, please keep your eye on the website between now and the new year for returned tickets

How to return tickets:

Email ICC with your name, email, contact number and seating information to return your ticket. 

Last-Minute Ticket Release 

A last minute ticket release will occur via Ticketek at 9am, Wednesday 18 January 2023. Please note a limited amount of tickets will be available, so please get in quick for your best chance to receive tickets! 

Get tickets:

Live stream: 

Register to watch the live stream via the button below.

Once you have registered, a link to watch the live stream will be sent directly to your inbox on the morning of the concerts ready for you to access at 2:45pm on Thursday 2 February.

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2023 Premier's Gala Concerts Talent

Portrait photo of Rodger Corser. He is holding his right cheek and wearing a black t-shirt.

Rodger Corser

Rodger Corser is well known to Australian audiences having worked extensively in television, theatre and film. Over recent years Rodger has been nominated for six silver and three Gold TV WEEK Logie awards for his portrayal of Dr Hugh Knight in the Nine Network’s Doctor Doctor, which ran for five seasons.

Rodger’s television productions include his portrayal of Detective Steve Owen in Underbelly, the lead role of Lawson Blake in the popular Rush, Spirited, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Stingers, McLeod's Daughters, Home & Away, Water Rats,  Puberty Blues, Party Tricks, the acclaimed ABC series of the modern-day retelling of Anna Karenina in The Beautiful Lie, Glitch and much, much more.

Rodger has most recently been seen on our screens in the second and third series of the Paramount+ television drama Five Bedrooms and has just completed filming his role as host of Paramount+ brand new reality format The Traitors. 

In the second half of 2022 Rodger featured in worldwide release of Netflix’s six part limited series telling the story of the 2018 Thai Cave Rescue, playing Australian anaesthetist and Cave Diver Dr Richard “Harry” Harris.

Portrait shot of Kate Ceberano smiling

Kate Ceberano 

An electrifying live performer who fronted the trailblazing 80s band I’m Talking on the historic Australian Made tour alongside INXS, Barnesy and Divinyls. She starred in 80 show arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar with John Farnham, hosted her own hit ABC TV series Kate & Friends, she was first woman inducted into the Australian Songwriters Association Hall of Fame. Kate’s latest hit album Sweet Inspiration puts her in rarefied company with AC/DC and Midnight Oil racking up Top 10 albums across 5 decades. 28 albums. 13 Platinum. 8 Gold. 3 ARIA awards. 3 Countdown awards. 

 

Portrait shot of Ross Wilson wearing a black jacket and white shirt.

Ross Wilson

From Daddy Cool to Mondo Rock and as a solo artist with no less than 26 ARIA Top 40 hits to his credit as a singer, songwriter and producer, Ross Wilson is one of Australia’s most awarded, respected and well-known artists! From the legendary band Daddy Cool whose number one anthem Eagle Rock and debut album "Daddy Who?" smashed all previous sales records in Australian astounding 50 years ago in 1971, to the 1977 formation of Mondo Rock, delivering 80s hits ‘Cool World’, ‘State of The Heart’, ‘Chemistry’, ‘No Time’, and ‘Come Said The Boy’ and into the 21st century as a solo performer, Wilson has never been out of the limelight. Twice inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Wilson’s live performances are legendary.

Portrait shot of Harrison Craig wearing black jacket and white shirt.

Harrison Craig

Harrison Craig originally made his mark as The Voice of Australia Winner and since that time he has achieved two #1 ARIA Albums (one of which went platinum), an amazing 54 show tour of Australia for his ‘Kings of Vegas’ album, international performances in Canada, Indonesia and the USA and has had the unique experience of working with the likes of Seal, David Foster, Baz Luhrmann, Diane Warren, Barry Gibb and Olivia Newton-John. Having grown up with a stutter, Harrison’s passion for inspiring others doesn’t stop, having written and released his first Children’s Book titled ‘Harrison’s Song’ (which is in the “Dolly Parton Imagination Library” collection), Harrison has toured Australia and other parts of the world to speak to students, teachers, and parents alike about chasing your dreams, explaining that no matter what your vice or hurdle is, you can overcome that and Live. Your. Dream.  Follow Harrison on social media to find out more!

Portrait shot of Prinnie Stevens wearing an embellished maroon strapless dress with a white flower in her hair. She's holding an old-school microphone in her left hand.

Prinnie Stevens

Introducing Australian-born, Polynesian R&B soul artist, Prinnie. We met Prinnie on Season 1 of The Voice where she wowed audiences with her high-energy R&B performances that set her aside from the rest. Her ability to sing, dance and act at the highest level has solidified her place as one of the most sought-after performers in the country. Prinnie perfected the art of song and dance from a young age, landing her first musical at 17 in the hit musical, Rent. She has gone on to star in shows such as Thriller Live (London’s West End), The Bodyguard and played the iconic role of Sheila in Hair. Prinnie continues to wow audiences with one of the best live shows in the country. Performing, writing and producing shows for not only herself but other incredible Australian artists. Shows like “Music For The Soul”, “Lady Sings The Blues” & “Ladies Night” ft Paulini, Fasika and Prinnie. Keep an eye out for her upcoming shows, you won’t want to miss them!

Plan your visit

Getting to the Premier’s Gala Concerts and NSW Seniors Festival Expo 

Patrons are encouraged to travel to and from the concerts and expo via Public Transport. 

Please visit transportnsw.info/PremiersGalaConcerts2023 to plan your trip or call the transport information line on 131 500.   

Location and facilities 

Location: Aware Super Theatre, ICC Sydney

14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

Accessible services and facilities available at the event:

  • Accessible seating (Wheelchair, Carer and Flat Floor)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilets
  • Audio loop
  • Auslan
  • Video captioning

COVID Safety 

If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and do not attend the concerts or expo. The concerts and expo are available to be live streamed so please let us know if you would like access to this live stream. 

The use of masks in indoor areas is recommended. 

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