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Australia lights up the sky for 2012

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Australia lights up the sky for 2012


Australia was one of the first countries to celebrate the arrival of 2012 with a spectacular firework display centred around Sydney Harbour, its famous bridge and the iconic Opera House.

More than half a million people watched the display with some camping out since Friday to secure a good vantage point.

Sydney’s extravagant New Year’s Eve displays have become famous over the years especially since the world-acclaimed firework show at the turn of the millennium.

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