One million were treated to spectacular New Year celebrations in Sydney Harbour as they gathered to watch the city’s famous fireworks.

New Year was rung in with Fireworks shooting of the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge; the display did not disappoint.

The sky above the harbour was illumined with colour as crowds of revellers marked the start of 2018.

A rainbow waterfall firework was shot off the bridge, celebrating recently passed legislation legalising gay marriage in Australia that dominated the country for most of the year.

2018 will be the 40th Anniversary of Sydney Mardi Gras with a hint of Cher attending and featuring in the event.

In other news:

While in New York, Celine Dion is set to perform.

Also what to watch will be Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper on CNN’s New Years Eve Live, the two Gay guys will be hosting the CNN event and throwing everything from under the rainbow flag in the show. Andy Cohen replaces Kathy Griffin after she was Ousted after her Trump Stunt with the deadhead Pictures posted to social media.