Watch live: New Year’s Eve fireworks display over Australia’s Sydney Harbour

Rhys Jones
Sunday 31 December 2023 12:38 GMT

Watch live as Australia welcomes the New Year with a fireworks display over the iconic Sydney Harbour on 31 December.

The annual celebrations feature two fireworks shows to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Firstly an eight-minute ‘family fireworks’ at 9pm, and then a 12-minute display at midnight.

More than a million people are expected to be crowding in Sydney Harbour and the surrounding area to find some excellent vantage points to take in the show.

Drivers have also been asked to leave their cars at home and take public transport due to road closures and a concern of drunk-driving.

Naturally, road closures and warnings of disrupted and lengthened travel times have been issued.

The City of Sydney confirmed the Opera House was at capacity by Sunday afternoon, and all vantage points in the city and in North Sydney were full by around 7pm.

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