GALLERY: Holbrook bypass official opening

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, federal infrastructure and transport minister Anthony Albanese and NSW roads minister Duncan Gay attended the opening of the Holbrook bypass today, which signified the end of the Hume Highway upgrade.

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese and Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveil the plaque. Picture: Michael Frogley

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese and Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveil the plaque. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Barry Herring from Roads and Maritime Services and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Barry Herring from Roads and Maritime Services and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese. Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard unveils the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay share a light-hearted moment following the unveiling of the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay share a light-hearted moment following the unveiling of the golden guidepost. Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Aunty Avis Gale makes a presentation to Prime Minister Julia Gillard with Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese looking on. Picture: Michael Frogley

Aunty Avis Gale makes a presentation to Prime Minister Julia Gillard with Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese looking on. Picture: Michael Frogley

(From left) Jack Watson and Georgia Papworth from Holbrook Public School, Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Edward Keogh St Patrick's School in Holbrook and Isabella Plunkett St Patrick's School in Holbrook. Picture: Michael Frogley

(From left) Jack Watson and Georgia Papworth from Holbrook Public School, Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Edward Keogh St Patrick's School in Holbrook and Isabella Plunkett St Patrick's School in Holbrook. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard plants a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard plants a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook plant a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook plant a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook plant a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Tom Heriot from St Patrick's School in Holbrook plant a tree at the southern end of the bypass. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese,  Prime Minister Julia Gillard with representative of St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Edward Keogh. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister Julia Gillard with representative of St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Edward Keogh. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese,  Prime Minister Julia Gillard with representatives of St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Edward Keogh and Isabella Plunkett. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister Julia Gillard with representatives of St Patrick's School in Holbrook, Edward Keogh and Isabella Plunkett. Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Council reception at the shire hall. Picture: Michael Frogley

Council reception at the shire hall. Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Picture: Michael Frogley

Fiona O'Halloran and Finn Mehlstaubler. Picture: Michael Frogley

Fiona O'Halloran and Finn Mehlstaubler. Picture: Michael Frogley

Laura, 9, and Lachlan, 6, Bunn of Albury explore the submarine at Holbrook. Picture: Michael Frogley

Laura, 9, and Lachlan, 6, Bunn of Albury explore the submarine at Holbrook. Picture: Michael Frogley

Rick and Jane Anderson of Benalla. Picture: Michael Frogley

Rick and Jane Anderson of Benalla. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, Day Duncan Gay. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, Day Duncan Gay. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay addresses the reception guests as Holbrook Mayor Heather Wilton looks on. Picture: Michael Frogley

NSW Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay addresses the reception guests as Holbrook Mayor Heather Wilton looks on. Picture: Michael Frogley

Holbrook Mayor Heather Wilton. Picture: Michael Frogley

Holbrook Mayor Heather Wilton. Picture: Michael Frogley