The Informer: Sydney Opera House will light up to honour former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Hannah Neale
By Hannah Neale
Updated July 9 2022 - 4:57am, first published 4:55am
The Japanese flag flies at half-mast at the Japanese embassy on Saturday following the fatal shooting of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

In wake of the assassination of former leader Shinzo Abe, Sydney Opera House will be lit up on Sunday in recognition of Japan. Additionally, buildings in Melbourne and Adelaide will be lit in red and white on Saturday night.


Hannah Neale

Hannah Neale


Hannah is a general reporter with The Canberra Times. She is currently covering the early breaking news shift and is ready to chase your morning headlines. Hannah started as a journalist with The Southern Highland News and The Goulburn Post before moving to the ACT. Twitter: @neale_hannah