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SCG awash with rainbow flags and sequins as Mardi Gras takes over – Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Cricket Ground was a sea of hot pants and impossibly high heels as thousands of spectators streamed in to celebrate Mardi Gras.

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NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro made an unexpected appearance, with an effigy of his head in a barrel pushed by a pig.
The ANZ, law firm MinterEllison and Woolworths were among a small group of corporate entries.
Despite efforts to ban police from Mardi Gras, a group of rainbow-flag waving cops was given a rousing cheer from spectators.
Sydneys Mayor Clover Moore, bottom right, marches in the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.Credit:AP
But the police did not have it all their own way. Protesters…

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