Chaser projects Alan Jones’ ad and phone number onto Sydney Opera House

The Chaser Projected Alan Jones' Phone Number Onto The Opera House

The Chaser project new ad onto Opera House as Jones apologises for Louise Herron interview

Racing NSW Stewards will later this evening advise all wagering operators when they may recommence betting on The Everest.

The race is billed as the world's richest and has $13million in prize money up for grabs as well as a performance by former One Direction member Liam Payne.

Comedians have ridiculed the NSW government's plan to promote a horse race on the sails of the Sydney Opera House by projecting the words "Advertise here".

The activist group has criticised Jones for attacking Herron, calling her a "tyrant" and questioning her credentials after she said she wouldn't allow the Opera House to carry advertising for The Everest Cup horse race on its sails.

It today announced that all betting on the 2018 The TAB Everest will be suspended from 12pm AEDT, until the final barriers have been publicly displayed on the Opera House this evening.

The radio presenter said he was bombarded with "anonymous phone calls. every minute" after The Chaser projected his personal mobile phone number onto the sails of the Opera House and on the walls of NSW Parliament House the previous night.

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Berejiklian said she was "incredibly comfortable" with her decision to intervene and allow horse racing adverting on the Opera House.

More than 265,000 people have signed a petition protesting the use of the Opera House to promote the event.

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.

The NSW Heritage Council said it was extremely disappointed with the government's decision which would turn the "international architectural masterpiece" into a billboard.

"Gave her a big talking to. you're allowed to project on there, that's the biggest billboard in Sydney, mate".

In another letter sent to Greens MP David Shoebridge, Mr Davies said he was unable to issue a Stop Work Order because the planned projections by Racing NSW did not meet the legal definition of "harm" as there was no physical damage being done to the site.

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