New Year’s Eve: Sydney welcomes 2018 with 8 tonnes of fireworks

In 2018  the plans for are enormous. amount of  EIGHT tonnes of fireworks produced 100,000 pyrotechnic effects as the sky exploded in a riot of color and light, with the centerpiece a rainbow tribute to the nation’s historic same-sex marriage vote and the upcoming 40th anniversary of Mardi Gras.

All harbour vantage points were full two hours before the 9pm family fireworks lit up the harbour, building excitement for the main event, which cost A$7m and lasted 12 minutes.

The show  has  a section of fireworks designed by the actor Hugh Jackman.