Australian Woman Shot And Injured Near Bataclan Theatre In Paris

14/11/2015 5:14 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST
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People flee the area following an attack in the Oberkampf area of Paris on November 13, 2015. A number of people were killed and others injured in a series of gun attacks across Paris, as well as explosions outside the national stadium where France was hosting Germany. AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

The Australian who was confirmed by Julie Bishop as injured in the Paris attacks has been identified as ​19-year-old Emma Grace Parkinson, from Hobart.

Ms Parkinson was shot in the near the Bataclan theatre, where multiple gunmen killed at least 78 people in a siege on Friday night in French capital.

Ms Parkinson is the only confirmed Australian casualty of the Paris attacks and was taken to hospital for treatment. Fairfax Media has reported her injuries were not critical.

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman released this statement on his Facebook page:

Paris terrorism attacksOn behalf of all Tasmanians, I express our thoughts and prayers for all impacted by the...

Posted by Will Hodgman on Friday, 13 November 2015

Earlier: The Minister for Foreign Affairs released a statement confirming at least one Australian has been wounded in the attack and that DFAT was providing "consular assistance".

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

The Australian Government is continuing to work with French authorities to identify any other Australians who may be affected.

The French Ministry of the Interior has revised its death toll down to at least 120 deaths and confirmed at least 78 people were killed in the Bataclan theatre.

200 people have been injured.

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