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Friday, 24 March, 2000, 17:03 GMT
Picture gallery: The Queen in Australia
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The living museum from the 1850s gold rush
The Queen has been seeing the many faces of Australian life, from Sydney with its gleaming Olympic stadium to Bourke, deep in the New South Wales outback.

Since her arrival last Friday she has also been to the Australian Parliament in Canberra and most recently she has been visiting the living Museum in Ballarat, Victoria.

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The consignment of soap given to the Queen for her Corgis

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A bionic ear in perspex is presented by Claudia Danese at Melbourne's Bionic Ear Institute

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The Immigration Museum in Melbourne welcomes Her Majesty

Queen meets the McKellars
The Queen is presented with Aboriginal hunting tools in Bourke by Greg and Frances McKellar

Queen listens to an Aboriginal song
At the Muda Aboriginal Language and Cultural Centre in Bourke, the Queen listens to a traditional song

The Queen watches dance
The Queen watches a traditional dance performed by the Ngemba Muranari troupe in Bourke

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Gregory Pailthorpe, charged with having a knife and an explosive device near the Queen on Monday

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The Queen inspects the Stadium ready for the summer Olympics in Sydney

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