An Australian woman has been injured in the Paris attacks.

Our thoughts are with her.

Emma Parkinson, from Hobart, has been confirmed as the Australian injured in the horrific Paris attacks.

Her family told 9NEWS the 19-year-old was at the Bataclan theatre when four gunman shot and killed at least 78 people.Her condition is unknown, however, it is believed she is recovering in a Paris hospital.

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Emma Parkinson, from Hobart, has been confirmed as the Australian injured in the horrific Paris attacks.

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Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed early yesterday that at least one Australian had been injured in the co-ordinated attacks in Paris.

“I am aware of an Australian who has been injured in the Paris attacks and we are providing consular assistance,” she said in a statement.

READ MORE: ‘The people of Paris show the world they will not be defeated.

Melbourne woman Sophie Doran, 30, was also in the theatre.  She played dead under a seat at the theatre while her friend suffered from a bullet wound and police eventually rescued them.

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Police have filled the streets of Paris over night.

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Support is available for Australians with friends and family in Paris:

The Australian Embassy phone number in Paris is +33140593300 for those trying to contact friends and family in the region .

24-HOUR CONSULAR EMERGENCY HELPLINE

Within Australia: 1300 555 135

Outside Australia: +61 2 6261 3305

SMS: +61 421 269 080

Website: Getting help overseas http://smartraveller.gov.au/help/

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