GALLERY: Australia Day 2014

Click or flick across to see our full Australia Day photo gallery (iPhone users can tap the 'Photos' tab). Pictures: MATTHEW SMITHWICK, TARA GOONAN, BEN EYLES, JOHN RUSSELL
Click or flick across to see our full Australia Day photo gallery (iPhone users can tap the 'Photos' tab). Pictures: MATTHEW SMITHWICK, TARA GOONAN, BEN EYLES, JOHN RUSSELL
Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Tulasa Subedi and her son Buddha Subedi, 24, originally of Bhutan, became Australian citizens.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Tulasa Subedi and her son Buddha Subedi, 24, originally of Bhutan, became Australian citizens.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Shara Johnson, 4-and-a-half, of Albury, shows off her patriotism with her Aussie flag headband.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Shara Johnson, 4-and-a-half, of Albury, shows off her patriotism with her Aussie flag headband.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Teagan Bennie, 17, Emily Griffiths, 16, and Clementine Bates, 16, of Albury.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Teagan Bennie, 17, Emily Griffiths, 16, and Clementine Bates, 16, of Albury.

 Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Wendell McFarland, 11, Laura Piazza, Van Piazza, 4-and-a-half, and Foster Mcfarland, 18. (Laura is the boys' mother). Laura and the two older boys, originally from the US, became Australian citizens at a ceremony on Australia Day.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Wendell McFarland, 11, Laura Piazza, Van Piazza, 4-and-a-half, and Foster Mcfarland, 18. (Laura is the boys' mother). Laura and the two older boys, originally from the US, became Australian citizens at a ceremony on Australia Day.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Alf Armstrong, Volunteer of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Alf Armstrong, Volunteer of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Some of the kids in the crowd ejoying the antics of performer Per Westman onstage.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Some of the kids in the crowd ejoying the antics of performer Per Westman onstage.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Tonia Timmermans, Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Tonia Timmermans, Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Breanne Shaw, Young Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Breanne Shaw, Young Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Mayor Kevin Mack presents Tonia Timmermans, Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Mayor Kevin Mack presents Tonia Timmermans, Citizen of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Jayden Chant, Susan Makepeace, Chris Chant, Helen Chant, Trey Beach, 8, Ricky Dobson, Megan Tansey, and Kaleb Ryan, members of St John Ambulance Albury, which was awarded Community Group of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Jayden Chant, Susan Makepeace, Chris Chant, Helen Chant, Trey Beach, 8, Ricky Dobson, Megan Tansey, and Kaleb Ryan, members of St John Ambulance Albury, which was awarded Community Group of the Year.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Some of the crowd attending the Australia Day 2014 celebrations.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Some of the crowd attending the Australia Day 2014 celebrations.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Glenn Mackinnon, 2014 Citizen of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Glenn Mackinnon, 2014 Citizen of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Some of the participants who became Australian citizens.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Some of the participants who became Australian citizens.

 Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Member for Benambra Bill Tilley addresses the crowd.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Member for Benambra Bill Tilley addresses the crowd.

Wodonga. Some of the crowd attending Australia Day celebrations at Les Stone Park.

Wodonga. Some of the crowd attending Australia Day celebrations at Les Stone Park.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Wodonga mayor Cr Rodney Wangman.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Wodonga mayor Cr Rodney Wangman.

Ailsa Fox, chief administrator with the Wangaratta Council, talking to the crowd.

Ailsa Fox, chief administrator with the Wangaratta Council, talking to the crowd.

 L-R: Jessica Lewis, 13, of the Monak Guides, Liam Jones, 12, and Riley Jones, 10, of the 3rd/4th Scout Group, were part of the flag raising ceremony.

L-R: Jessica Lewis, 13, of the Monak Guides, Liam Jones, 12, and Riley Jones, 10, of the 3rd/4th Scout Group, were part of the flag raising ceremony.

L-R: Riley Jones, 10, and Liam Jones, 12, of the 3rd/4th Scout Group, and Jessica Lewis, 13, of the Monak Guides, were part of the flag raising ceremony.

L-R: Riley Jones, 10, and Liam Jones, 12, of the 3rd/4th Scout Group, and Jessica Lewis, 13, of the Monak Guides, were part of the flag raising ceremony.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, Thelma Berry, 84, of Wangaratta.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, Thelma Berry, 84, of Wangaratta.

L-R: Luke Wilson, 11, Star White, 4, and Brad Wilson, 13, all of Barnawartha.

L-R: Luke Wilson, 11, Star White, 4, and Brad Wilson, 13, all of Barnawartha.

L-R: Emily Robinson, 12, Chloe Robinson, 13, and Kaitlyn Robinson, 12, of Wangaratta. Emily & Kaitlyn are celebrating their birthday today.

L-R: Emily Robinson, 12, Chloe Robinson, 13, and Kaitlyn Robinson, 12, of Wangaratta. Emily & Kaitlyn are celebrating their birthday today.

L-R: Emily Robinson, 12, Chloe Robinson, 13, and Kaitlyn Robinson, 12, of Wangaratta. Emily & Kaitlyn are celebrating their birthday today.

L-R: Emily Robinson, 12, Chloe Robinson, 13, and Kaitlyn Robinson, 12, of Wangaratta. Emily & Kaitlyn are celebrating their birthday today.

Bronte Minett, second from left, with the Sing Australia Choir.

Bronte Minett, second from left, with the Sing Australia Choir.

Max Dewez and Zoe Stinson, of the Wangaratta Youth Council.

Max Dewez and Zoe Stinson, of the Wangaratta Youth Council.

Hayden Barnes, 11, of Yarrawonga.

Hayden Barnes, 11, of Yarrawonga.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address at Wangaratta.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address at Wangaratta.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address.

Ambassador Kevin Howard OAM JP gives his address.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, flags doubled as good sun shades during the ceremony.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, flags doubled as good sun shades during the ceremony.

Young Citizen of the Year, Erin Ritchie, centre, celebrates with her family L-R: sister Lauren Ritchie, dad David Ritchie, mum Robyn Ritchie, and grandmother Bev Scott.

Young Citizen of the Year, Erin Ritchie, centre, celebrates with her family L-R: sister Lauren Ritchie, dad David Ritchie, mum Robyn Ritchie, and grandmother Bev Scott.

Debra and Billy Martin, originally from the UK, were two of the four people in Wangaratta who became Australian Citizens today.

Debra and Billy Martin, originally from the UK, were two of the four people in Wangaratta who became Australian Citizens today.

L-R: Elaine Sunderland, of Strathmore, Shirley Deed, of Broadmeadows (formally of Wangaratta), and Bev Bradley, of Wangaratta, tuck into the free BBQ after the ceremony.

L-R: Elaine Sunderland, of Strathmore, Shirley Deed, of Broadmeadows (formally of Wangaratta), and Bev Bradley, of Wangaratta, tuck into the free BBQ after the ceremony.

Citizen of the Year, Kevin Mahoney, with his wife Barbara Mahoney.

Citizen of the Year, Kevin Mahoney, with his wife Barbara Mahoney.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, President of the Wangaratta RSL, Norman Fearn, with the Australia Day Community Event of the Year Award, which was presented to the Wangaratta RSL for the 90th anniversary of the unveiling of the Wangaratta Cenotaph.

King George Gardens in Wangaratta, Australia Day 2014, President of the Wangaratta RSL, Norman Fearn, with the Australia Day Community Event of the Year Award, which was presented to the Wangaratta RSL for the 90th anniversary of the unveiling of the Wangaratta Cenotaph.

Beechworth. Australia Day celebrations. Guest speaker Victoria Funnell.

Beechworth. Australia Day celebrations. Guest speaker Victoria Funnell.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Lazy Harry performs to a small but enthusiastic crowd.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Lazy Harry performs to a small but enthusiastic crowd.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Meg Angelini, 15, Imogen Sutton, 13, Maisie Walker-Stelling, 14, Amber Bowey, 13, and Meaghan Kearney, 12, of the 1st Beechworth Scout Group.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Meg Angelini, 15, Imogen Sutton, 13, Maisie Walker-Stelling, 14, Amber Bowey, 13, and Meaghan Kearney, 12, of the 1st Beechworth Scout Group.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Meg Angelini, 15, Imogen Sutton, 13, Maisie Walker-Stelling, 14, Amber Bowey, 13, and Meaghan Kearney, 12, of the 1st Beechworth Scout Group.

Australia Day celebrations at Beechworth. Meg Angelini, 15, Imogen Sutton, 13, Maisie Walker-Stelling, 14, Amber Bowey, 13, and Meaghan Kearney, 12, of the 1st Beechworth Scout Group.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. David and Gina Watson, of Lavington, and Sue and Jim Giersch, of Kiewa.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. David and Gina Watson, of Lavington, and Sue and Jim Giersch, of Kiewa.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Matt Davidson and Max Lynch, 15, of Albury.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Matt Davidson and Max Lynch, 15, of Albury.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Brad Duff, 16, of Albury, dressed in Australiana, ready to hit the river with his tyre tube.

Noreuil Park, Albury. Australia Day 2014. Brad Duff, 16, of Albury, dressed in Australiana, ready to hit the river with his tyre tube.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Jye McBurnie, 12, and his grandmother Sandra O'Dwyer, of Wodonga.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Jye McBurnie, 12, and his grandmother Sandra O'Dwyer, of Wodonga.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Students from Wodonga Primary School sing the national anthem as part of the Australia Day Choir.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. The Mackinnon family - Jess, Glenn, Cathy, and Sarah Mackinnon. Glenn Mackinnon was named Wodonga's Citizen of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. The Mackinnon family - Jess, Glenn, Cathy, and Sarah Mackinnon. Glenn Mackinnon was named Wodonga's Citizen of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Jean Pierre Malilo and his wife Suzan Stanslaus. Jean Pierre took part in the ceremony to become an Australian citizen.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Jean Pierre Malilo and his wife Suzan Stanslaus. Jean Pierre took part in the ceremony to become an Australian citizen.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Peta McRae (with dog Jimmy), Dee Keogh (with dog Steve), Andrea Jack (with dog Clancy), and Jim Toole, from Wodonga Dog Rescue, which was awarded Community Organisation of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Peta McRae (with dog Jimmy), Dee Keogh (with dog Steve), Andrea Jack (with dog Clancy), and Jim Toole, from Wodonga Dog Rescue, which was awarded Community Organisation of the Year.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Cr John Watson, Josie Lindner, 2013 Young Citizen of the Year, Glenn Mackinnon, 2014 Citizen of the Year, and Cr Rodney Wangman.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Cr John Watson, Josie Lindner, 2013 Young Citizen of the Year, Glenn Mackinnon, 2014 Citizen of the Year, and Cr Rodney Wangman.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Australia Day Ambassador Marion Lau.

Wodonga. Australia Day celebrations. Australia Day Ambassador Marion Lau.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Burrumbuttock Primary students Ethan Hunt, 9, Carl Ziebarth, 8, and Angus Donovan, 11.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Burrumbuttock Primary students Ethan Hunt, 9, Carl Ziebarth, 8, and Angus Donovan, 11.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Citizen of the Year Alwyn Collins.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Citizen of the Year Alwyn Collins.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Michael George accepts award for Community Event of the Year -- Culcairn Classic Car Club Show and Shine, Swap Meet and Market.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Michael George accepts award for Community Event of the Year -- Culcairn Classic Car Club Show and Shine, Swap Meet and Market.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Australia Day Ambassador Amber Lawrence.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Greater Hume Mayor Heather Wilton.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Greater Hume Mayor Heather Wilton.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Kayley Schneider, 4, of Osborne, waves her flag from her seat in the crowd.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Kayley Schneider, 4, of Osborne, waves her flag from her seat in the crowd.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Billabong High School Captain's Address by Dylan Jones and Gemma Wall.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Billabong High School Captain's Address by Dylan Jones and Gemma Wall.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Albury MP Greg Aplin.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Albury MP Greg Aplin.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Farrer MP Sussan Ley.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Farrer MP Sussan Ley.

Tallangatta. Australia Day award-winner Bernard Smith.

Tallangatta. Australia Day award-winner Bernard Smith.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Rylan Schneider, 2, of Osborne, grabs some Vegemite.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Rylan Schneider, 2, of Osborne, grabs some Vegemite.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Sophie Kohlhagen, 13, Alyssa Lieschke, 11, Elise Merkel, 19, Madison Lieschke, 8, and Kelsey Lieschke, 10.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Sophie Kohlhagen, 13, Alyssa Lieschke, 11, Elise Merkel, 19, Madison Lieschke, 8, and Kelsey Lieschke, 10.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Frank Spagnolo, of Walla, with grandson Blake Wright, 7, of Lavington.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea. Frank Spagnolo, of Walla, with grandson Blake Wright, 7, of Lavington.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea.

Burrumbuttock. Australia Day morning tea.