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Queen's Baton Relay
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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 30 - Wangaratta to Wodonga

Day 30 - Wangaratta to Wodonga

23 February 2006
The historic city of Wodonga, where the first white settlement was established in 1835, features prominently in today's Baton journey north from Wangaratta.
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Day 29 - Benalla to Wangaratta

Day 29 - Benalla to Wangaratta

22 February 2006
After taking to the skies in a glider, the Baton continues its journey through north-east Victoria, finishing at Wangaratta, famous for its jazz and links to Ned Kelly.
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Day 28 - Healesville to Benalla

Day 28 - Healesville to Benalla

21 February 2006
Healesville Sanctuary, one of Victoria's premier wildlife reserves, starts the day's action while Benalla, and its famous roses, will bloom later in the day.
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Day 27 - Shepparton to Healesville

Day 27 - Shepparton to Healesville

20 February 2006
Starting in the fruit-growing region of Shepparton, the Baton travels to Healesville, in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range.
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Day 26 - Bendigo to Shepparton

Day 26 - Bendigo to Shepparton

19 February 2006
History plays a key role with the Chinese Gardens in Bendigo and the statue of Australian road cycling champion Sir Hubert Opperman in Rochester prominent.
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Day 25 - Swan Hill to Bendigo

Day 25 - Swan Hill to Bendigo

18 February 2006
From Swan Hill, the Baton heads to Bendigo, a city with a rich and diverse history due to the gold rushes of the nineteenth century.
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Day 24 - Mildura to Swan Hill

Day 24 - Mildura to Swan Hill

17 February 2006
The Relay begins with a hot air balloon flight at Mildura and will travel to Swan Hill, a major town on the Murray River.
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Day 23 - Renmark to Mildura

Day 23 - Renmark to Mildura

16 February 2006
Victoria, the host State of the 2006 Commonwealth Games, welcomes the Baton today after its journey through the Riverland to Mildura.
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Day 22 - Clare to Renmark

Day 22 - Clare to Renmark

15 February 2006
The premium wine-growing region of the Clare Valley is where the Baton's journey begins before it heads to Renmark on the Murray River.
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Day 21 - Hahndorf to Clare

Day 21 - Hahndorf to Clare

14 February 2006
The Barossa, one of the world's most famous wine regions, is the focal point for the Baton journey, before the day ends in Clare.
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Day 20 - Victor Harbor to Hahndorf

Day 20 - Victor Harbor to Hahndorf

13 February 2006
From picturesque Granite Island at Victor Harbor, the Baton heads to the Adelaide Hills and a date with Hahndorf, Australia's oldest German settlement.
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Day 19 - Adelaide to Victor Harbor

Day 19 - Adelaide to Victor Harbor

12 February 2006
Governor of South Australia, Marjorie Jackson Nelson will get the Baton underway before it heads to the Fleurieu Peninsula and Victor Harbor.
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Day 18 - Perth to Guildford

Day 18 - Perth to Guildford

11 February 2006
The Relay takes place in and around the beautiful city of Perth, Western Australia's capital city and the major gateway into the state.
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Day 17 - Mandurah to Fremantle

Day 17 - Mandurah to Fremantle

10 February 2006
Commencing near the blue green waters of Mandjar Bay, the Baton travels to Fremantle, a vibrant port city, rich in maritime history and culture.
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Day 16 - Margaret River to Mandurah

Day 16 - Margaret River to Mandurah

9 February 2006
From the wine-producing area of Margaret River, the Baton continues through WA, travelling to Busselton and Bunbury before finishing in Mandurah.
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Day 15 - Darwin to Margaret River

Day 15 - Darwin to Margaret River

8 February 2006
From the premier city of the Northern Territory, the Baton heads to Newman, the gateway to the Karijini National Park and a major iron ore production centre.
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Day 14 - The Ghan to Darwin

Day 14 - The Ghan to Darwin

7 February 2006
The Baton takes to the Red Centre on the Ghan, arriving in Katherine. After lunch, the Baton heads north, again on the Ghan, to Darwin where the day's journey ends.
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Day 13 - Mount Isa to Alice Springs

Day 13 - Mount Isa to Alice Springs

6 February 2006
The baton starts at Mount Isa before boarding a plane and flying to Alice Springs, where it will board The Ghan train and travel north to Tennant Creek.
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Day 12 - Cairns to Mount Isa

Day 12 - Cairns to Mount Isa

5 February 2006
From the beauty of tropical Cairns, the Baton takes to the Queensland skies, flying north-west to Mount Isa, one of the state's key mining centres.
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Day 11 - Airlie Beach to Cairns

Day 11 - Airlie Beach to Cairns

4 February 2006
Beginning at Airlie Beach the baton continues the journey north and finishes the day in Cairns - the heart of Tropical North Queensland
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