Saturday 3 December 2016

In Pictures: The world celebrates Australia Day

Published 26/01/2016 | 14:22

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland poses with an aussie hat on Australia Day during day nine of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland helps cook an Australian inspired BBQ on Australia Day during day nine of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Indigenous artists perform the WugulOra morning ceremony at Barangaroo Reserve on January 26, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: People dressed in Australiana attire celebrate Australia Day on January 26, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: A couple walk on the beach with Australian flags in their hats on January 26, 2016 on the Gold Coast, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Meisha Beaton poses at Evendale January 26, 2016 on the Gold Coast, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Tennis fans show their support on Australia Day during day nine of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Beachgoers jump intothe water from the Tallebudgera creek bridge on January 26, 2016 on the Gold Coast, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: People dressed in Australiana attire celebrate Australia Day on January 26, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Australia Day is celebrated every year on January 26th and people from around the world are celebrating on Twitter.

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People around the world are sharing photos and videos from Australia in celebration of Australia Day.

Those not currently in Oz are sharing photos and videos from time spent travelling there and those living there are sharing images of fireworks, parties and shrimps on the barbie.

See the best of the Australia pics on Twitter and Instagram below, and add yours by clicking 'upload'.

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