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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.



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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