New Years Eve Fireworks Cancelled: Local government bans displays as total fire ban announced.

Sydney – New Years Eve Fireworks displays across NSW and Sydney have been cancelled as a fire ban comes into play.

However the Sydney Harbour event, that includes fireworks from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and CBD building displays, has been approved.

Regional areas and western Sydney will not see fireworks, however.

New Year’s Eve will see hot, windy conditions that will create bushfire emergencies across the state.

It’s feared New Year’s Eve fireworks displays could create grassfire and bushfires.

In Sydneys west, local fireworks were called off.

City of Parramatta lord mayor Bob Dwyer said on Monday afternoon.

“In addition, the Bureau of Meteorology has forecast high winds with a southerly change on New Year’s Eve, which pose too big a risk to the health and safety of our community.”

Across regions of NSW, towns were calling off NYE.

Tweed Heads, Armidale, Port Macquarie, Shell Harbour, Berry, Huskisson, Maitland Shire has cancelled displays.

More towns and cities are likely to follow.

250,000 people signed a petition to stop the Sydney New Years Eve fireworks.

The NSW Deputy Premier agreed.

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