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Some sore heads already! Punters look worse for wear as they ring in the New Year in Sydney

Seeing in 2019 with a sore head! Partied-out punters take a load off after New Year celebrations in Sydney hit top gear

  • With the New Year barely hours old, crowds of punters have spilled onto Sydney’s streets to celebrate  
  • Party goers appeared to be enjoying – and recovering from – celebrations of a different kind across the night
  • Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed there hadn’t seen a spike in anti-social behaviour 

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With the New Year barely hours old, crowds of punters have already spilled onto Sydney’s streets in the midst of intense celebrations. 

While more than one million people gathered harbourside to watch the globally renowned fireworks, others began festivities much earlier in the evening. 

On the city’s backstreets, party goers seemed to be enjoying – and recovering from – celebrations of a different kind. 

With the New Year barely hours old, crowds of punters have already spilled onto Sydney’s streets in the midst of intense celebrations

While more than one million people gathered harbourside to watch the globally renowned fireworks, others began festivities much earlier in the evening

While more than one million people gathered harbourside to watch the globally renowned fireworks, others began festivities much earlier in the evening

On the city's backstreets, party goers seemed to be enjoying - and recovering from - celebrations of a different kind

On the city’s backstreets, party goers seemed to be enjoying – and recovering from – celebrations of a different kind

Large crowds took to the streets to join lively celebrations amid preparations by emergency services to tackle one of the busiest nights of the year 

Large crowds took to the streets to join lively celebrations amid preparations by emergency services to tackle one of the busiest nights of the year 

New Year's Eve has long had a reputation as one of the busiest nights of the year 

New Year’s Eve has long had a reputation as one of the busiest nights of the year 

One couple appeared slightly worse for wear after a big night ringing in the New Year 

One couple appeared slightly worse for wear after a big night ringing in the New Year 

Large crowds took to the streets to join lively celebrations amid preparations by emergency services to tackle one of the busiest nights of the year. 

One group of young men were spotted relaxing curbside – while appearing to enjoy alcohol and fast food.  

Crowds of young women were also dressed to the nines before a night laden with celebrations. 

Another pair took shelter under an umbrella, in a bid to dodge the night’s frequent thunderstorms. 

Revellers' spirits were high as they paraded through Sydney's packed streets

Revellers’ spirits were high as they paraded through Sydney’s packed streets

Party goers used creative ways to brave the city's wild and unpredictable weather

Party goers used creative ways to brave the city’s wild and unpredictable weather

Crowds of young women were also dressed to the nines before a night laden with celebrations

Crowds of young women were also dressed to the nines before a night laden with celebrations

Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed the force had not yet seen a spike in anti-social behaviour

Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed the force had not yet seen a spike in anti-social behaviour

However, another party goer appeared worse for wear as he was aided to a stretcher by waiting paramedics. 

Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed the force had not yet seen a spike in anti-social behaviour. 

Elsewhere in the city, families and revellers descended on the harbour’s foreshore to watch Sydney’s world-famous fireworks display. 

Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed the force had not yet seen a spike in anti-social behaviour

Despite the high spirits, New South Wales Police confirmed the force had not yet seen a spike in anti-social behaviour

One group of young men were spotted relaxing curbside - while appearing to enjoy alcohol and fast food 

One group of young men were spotted relaxing curbside – while appearing to enjoy alcohol and fast food 

Many revellers were aided by paramedics and New South Wales Police throughout the night's celebrations 

Many revellers were aided by paramedics and New South Wales Police throughout the night’s celebrations 

Some 100,000 individual pyrotechnic effects were launched above Sydney Harbour, set to the theme of ‘Pulse of Sydney’, in what was the largest fireworks display the city has seen.  

The theme was inspired by the city’s diverse multicultural community.

In total there were eight pontoons parallel to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and four main barges from where the midnight fireworks launched.

Some 100,000 individual pyrotechnic effects were launched above Sydney Harbour, set to the theme of 'Pulse of Sydney', in what was the largest fireworks display the city has seen

Some 100,000 individual pyrotechnic effects were launched above Sydney Harbour, set to the theme of ‘Pulse of Sydney’, in what was the largest fireworks display the city has seen

Some 100,000 individual pyrotechnic effects were launched above Sydney Harbour, set to the theme of 'Pulse of Sydney', in what was the largest fireworks display the city has seen 

Some 100,000 individual pyrotechnic effects were launched above Sydney Harbour, set to the theme of ‘Pulse of Sydney’, in what was the largest fireworks display the city has seen 



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