The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard lights a beacon in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
She said: "These beacons glowing around the world symbolise one family across a wide world, the family of the Commonwealth nations, rich in their diversity but united now in admiration for the unstinting service of the Queen."
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