I may be on the Melbourne side of the Melbourne-Sydney rivalry, but even I have to admit that they do the best fireworks.
“An estimated 1.6 million people converged on Sydney Harbour’s great look-outs to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks, and despite the large numbers police said everyone was generally well-behaved.
“Crowds camped out for hours at some of the best spots to catch the fireworks display, which cost $7 million, at 9pm and midnight, Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore said.
“”We think it’s really worth it, really worth it to provide a focus and an opportunity for people to come together, our visitors and our multicultural community to have a safe celebration of who we are in Sydney in the 21st century in our wonderful city,” she said.”
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