LIVE: New Year's Eve 2012

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With just hours left in the year, Aussies are gearing up to send out 2012 with a bang.

Around the country, Fairfax Regional have put together some great guides showing where to go and what to do to celebrate tonight.

New South Wales

Maitland Mercury: Time to head for the river

Southern Highland News: Happy Highlands New Year

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader: New Year’s Eve to suit all budgets

Goulburn Post: EXCHANGE HOTEL:Jamie Agius – 8pm til late (Admission free)

GORDON HOTEL: Cover Notes - 8pm till late (Admission free)

GOULBURN BOWLING CLUB: Time to Rock - 7.30pm till late (Admission free)

GOULBURN SOLDIERS CLUB: The Wayne Ryder Band - 8pm till late (Admission free)

GOULBURN WORKERS CLUB: DJ Jeff Gray - 9pm till late (Admission free)

HIBERNIAN HOTEL: Gilesy and Darky - 8.30pm till late (Admission free)

TATTERSALLS HOTEL: Tash - 9pm till late (Admission free)

Victoria

Western Australia

South Australia

Queensland