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Photo Gallery: Australia

The Queen’s Baton Relay has completed its journey around Australia, concluding at the spectacular Opening Ceremony. Here are memorable photos from each day of this amazing journey. Photos of the Queen's Baton Relay's travels around the world can be found on the Photo Gallery: International page.
Day 50 - Melbourne to Melbourne Cricket Ground

Day 50 - Melbourne to Melbourne Cricket Ground

15 March 2006
The Baton travels around Melbourne on the final day of the Relay, before heading to the MCG and the Opening Ceremony of the XVIII Commonwealth Games.
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Day 49 - Box Hill to Melbourne

Day 49 - Box Hill to Melbourne

14 March 2006
On the penultimate day, the Baton travels through some of Melbourne's best-known suburbs, including Camberwell and South Yarra before finishing the day at the Bourke Street Mall.
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Day 48 - Port Melbourne to Nunawading

Day 48 - Port Melbourne to Nunawading

13 March 2006
From Port Melbourne, where the Spirit of Tasmania arrives, the Baton heads along the Bay, stopping at various waterside suburbs before heading inland.
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Day 47 - Hobart to Devonport

Day 47 - Hobart to Devonport

12 March 2006
Today’s run takes in some of the best preserved heritage villages in the country on its way to Deloraine, home of Australia’s biggest annual craft fair.
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Day 46 - St Helens to Hobart

Day 46 - St Helens to Hobart

11 March 2006
Starting at St Helens, the baton travels through the striking natural beauty of the coastline and stunning countryside of Freycinet and Maria Island national parks.
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Day 45 - Devonport to St Helens

Day 45 - Devonport to St Helens

10 March 2006
From the Spirit of Tasmania's port to the island's sunny north-east coast, the Relay travels through charming historic towns and forested mountain passes.
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Day 44 - Ballarat to Sunbury

Day 44 - Ballarat to Sunbury

9 March 2006
The Baton travels to Sunbury where Rupertswood homestead features prominently with its links to the Ashes. The relay thens heads to Tasmania.
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Day 43 - Ararat to Ballarat

Day 43 - Ararat to Ballarat

8 March 2006
From Ararat, the Baton ends its day in Ballarat where the Victorian architecture reflects the rich goldmining history of a town.
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Day 42 - Horsham to Ararat

Day 42 - Horsham to Ararat

7 March 2006
Ararat is an old goldmining town in the Grampians which these days is best known for its production of wheat, oats, fine wool and wine.
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Day 41 - Hamilton to Horsham

Day 41 - Hamilton to Horsham

6 March 2006
From Hamilton, the Baton's journey takes it to Horsham, on the banks of the Wimmera River, a centre for sheep and wheat farming in the Grampians.
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Day 40 - Warrnambool to Hamilton

Day 40 - Warrnambool to Hamilton

5 March 2006
The Baton heads inland to Hamilton, the Wool Capital of the World. The Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum profiles the airline, founded here in 1937.
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Day 39 - Geelong to Warrnambool

Day 39 - Geelong to Warrnambool

4 March 2006
Via the famous Twelve Apostles, the Relay heads to Warrnambool which is the largest city on the Great Ocean Road and famous for whale watching.
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Day 38 - Frankston to Geelong

Day 38 - Frankston to Geelong

3 March 2006
Leaving the Mornington Peninsula the Relay travels to Geelong, Victoria's second largest city and situated on Corio Bay.
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Day 37 - Phillip Island to Frankston

Day 37 - Phillip Island to Frankston

2 March 2006
The Baton gets off to a speedy start, travelling around the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit on a superbike, before heading to Frankston.
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Day 36 - Traralgon to Phillip Island

Day 36 - Traralgon to Phillip Island

1 March 2006
From the industrial heart of the Latrobe Valley, the relay heads through Gippsland to Cowes, the main settlement of Phillip Island.
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Day 35 - Bombala to Traralgon

Day 35 - Bombala to Traralgon

28 February 2006
Starting from Bombala railway station, the Baton will visit some of East Gippsland's scenic attractions before ending the day in Victoria's power generation region.
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Day 34 - Yarralumla to Bombala

Day 34 - Yarralumla to Bombala

27 February 2006
Yarralumla, on Lake Burley Griffin in the nation's capital, is where the Baton begins its journey. It then passes through Canberra's suburbs before heading south.
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Day 33 - Canberra to Orange

Day 33 - Canberra to Orange

26 February 2006
Cultural diversity is the key today with the industrial strength of Broken Hill, now an exciting art centre, matched with Orange, the City of Colour.
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Day 32 - Wagga Wagga to Canberra

Day 32 - Wagga Wagga to Canberra

25 February 2006
Beginning in Wagga Wagga the Relay will travel through Gundagai, Yass and Belconnen, finishing in Australia's Capital, Canberra.
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Day 31 - Wodonga to Wagga Wagga

Day 31 - Wodonga to Wagga Wagga

24 February 2006
From Wodonga the Baton travels through the Riverina and the Murray regions to Wagga Wagga, including a trip on a paddle steamer.
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