15 of the best Australian photos from Getty Images in 2017

Getty Images has unveiled its Year In Focus 2017 Collection, a roundup of the most defining images from the year.

The photo business has selected a handful of the most striking images taken in Australia, highlighting some of the biggest moments for the country in 2017.

Included is the Australian Open, Adele’s Australian tour, the AFL grand final and the postal vote announcement on same-sex marriage.

Here they are.

Serena Williams serves in her semi-final match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26

Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

Jesinta Franklin showcase designs by Scanlan Theodore during rehearsal ahead of the David Jones Autumn/Winter 2016 Fashion Launch at St Mary’s Cathedral on February 1

Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images.

Bryce Cotton of the Wildcats shoots during the first NBL semi-final game against the Cairns Taipans and Perth Wildcats on February 17

Photo: Chris Hyde/Getty Images.

Oris TinStix of Dynamite aerobatic team featuring American Skip Stewart and Triple world aerobatics champion Jurgus Kairys fly past pyrotechnics as they perform at The Australian International Airshow on March 3

Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

Adele performs at Etihad Stadium as part of her Australian tour on March 18

Photo: Graham Denholm/Getty Images.

Samuel Johnson poses with the Gold Logie Award during the 59th annual Logie Awards on April 23

Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

Kaylee Kua of New South Wales competes with the ribbon in the Rhythmic Gymnastics during the Australian Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on June 2

Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images.

Prince Harry meets well-wishers at Campbells Cove as part of a two-day visit for the launch of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 on June 7

Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images.

Rebel Wilson speaks to the media as she leaves the Victorian Supreme Court after a three week defamation trial against Bauer Media on June 15

Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

Jeff Horn celebrates victory after winning the WBO Welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on July 2

Photo: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images.

Tove Lo performs during Splendour in the Grass in Byron Bay 2017 on July 23

Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images.

Cardinal George Pell walks with a police guard to the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on July 26

Photo: Michael Dodge/Getty Images.

The field round the bend during the Kangaroo Hoppet cross-country ski race in Falls Creek on August 26

Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images.

Trent Cotchin of the Tigers holds up the Premiership Trophy after winning the 2017 AFL Grand Final against the Adelaide Crows at the MCG on September 30

Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images.

People celebrate the result of the marriage equality postal survey at the State Library of Victoria on November 15

Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

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