Australia expressed its solidarity with France in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris, joining the world in illuminating some of its most recognisable landmarks in the colours of the French flag.
While the likes of the Sydney Opera House, Brisbane’s Story Bridge and the Melbourne Cricket Ground glowed in red, white and blue, a special French flag soared with Australia’s above the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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Tonight our sails will be lit in blue, white and red, in solidarity with the people of #France. pic.twitter.com/wSEFWEI3OL
— Sydney Opera House (@SydOperaHouse) November 14, 2015
— 7 News Queensland (@7NewsQueensland) November 15, 2015
Federal Parliament in #Canberra lit up in support of #Paris @abcnews @abcnewsCanberra pic.twitter.com/ldm9Gr1FFo
— Matthew Doran (@MattDoran91) November 15, 2015
Kings Avenue Bridge, Parliamentary Triangle In Canberra Is Lit In Honor Of Paris. pic.twitter.com/eDXDephbkv
— I love my U.S.A (@WEdwarda) November 15, 2015
Deeply saddened by the atrocity in Paris. Brisbane stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Paris. pic.twitter.com/M77DsYlBjT
— Alex Bellamy (@Alex_J_Bellamy) November 14, 2015
Well played, @MCG #Paris #PrayForParis pic.twitter.com/zJm8yxAE9P
— Clint Stanaway (@cstanaway) November 14, 2015