This hat has significance as a record of the celebrations after Sydney won the right to host the 2000 Olympic Games.
In the early hours of 24 September 1993 (Sydney time), the International Olympic Committee drew a close to the protracted bidding process by declaring that Sydney would host the Games of the XXVII Olympiad. This announcement set in motion a train of public festivities as well as extensive media coverage and the decoration of civic spaces. This hat is an example of the ephemera th...
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