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The week in pictures: Fairfax

The week in pictures: February 18, 2017 BALLARAT: Bowie James, 7, and Scarletta James, 10, get ready for the Cycle Classic. Picture: Kate Healy
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BATHURST: Bathurst’s Mitch Thompson and the Blue Mountains’ Lachie Re are set to compete on Mount Panorama this weekend.

BENDIGO: The aftermath following a train colliding with a car in Kangaroo Flat. Picture: Darren Howe

BENDIGO: Thousands flock to Hanging Rock to see Bruce Spingsteen.Picture: DARREN HOWE

TAMWORTH: Medical detectives Christopher Renaud. Picture: Peter Hardin

BENDIGO: A Victorian basketballer looks through two WA defenders at the n under 20 championships. Picture: NONI HYETT

TAMWORTH: Graham Harband, Dianne Harband, Kelly Russell and Michael Thorley are ready for library trivia. Picture: Gareth Gardner

TAMWORTH: Lachlan Smith at the St Edwards swimming carnival. Picture: Peter Hardin

TAMWORTH: Logan Power, 10, is shown the ropes at the Coledale community engagement day. Picture: Gareth Gardner

TAMWORTH: South Tamworth Primary School swimming champions Jewels Guy and Jack Bear and runner-up Mackenzie Noble. Picture: Gareth Gardner

BENDIGO: Bill Hosking was serving in Darwin when the bombs were dropped. Sunday marks the 75th anniversary. Picture: NONI HYET

TAMWORTH: South Tamworth Primary School house captain Logan Spinks and vice house captain Rylan Richards. Picture: Gareth Gardner

TAMWORTH: Haslam Construction was devastated to find tools stolen from a worksite. Picture: Gareth Gardner

BENDIGO: A Bendigo train struck a car near Kangaroo Flat and derailed. Picture: Glenn Daniels

LITHGOW: Lithgow Rural Fire Service operational officer Craig Davis has been in Mudgee assisting with firefighting operations. Picture: Sam Potts

BENDIGO: South takes on Western in the national basketball championships. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

LAUNCESTON: Best mates and Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize winners Lachie Moore and Tom Watson, of Launceston Church Grammar School. Picture: Paul Scambler, The Examiner

LAUNCESTON: New dads Dwane Thorne-Kim and Noah Kim with their son, Oliver, who was born in Launceston to a surrogate mother. Picture: Scott Gelston, The Examiner

LAUNCESTON: Street performer Rea entertains crowds at the annual Festivale event, Launceston’s celebration of food and wine. Picture: Piia Wirsu, The Examiner

WOLLONGONG: The slick in Wollongong harbour in the corner near the Fishermen’s Co-op building. Picture: Adam McLean.

PORT MACQUARIE: Touchwood Flowers owner Ashley Sargeson said the florist shop had 1200 roses to be sold on February 14 and they expected all to be purchased by the end of the day.

ORANGE: Lifeline volunteers Belinda Quinn and Ray Talbot, pictured with crisis support services manager Stephanie Robinson. Photo: PHIL BLATCH

ORANGE: Firefighters battling a blaze which was started behind JG Auto Sales and threatened the RSPCA animal shelter on William Street. Photo_ JUDE KEOGH

KIAMA: Kiama Blowhole, Illawarra featured in the new nude instagram craze.

WAUCHOPE: The retiring Kath Carey, 87, at Long Flat post office with her beloved cat, Bella.

WAUCHOPE: Port Macquarie-Hastings mayor Peter Besseling at the Pappinbarra fiire ground. Photo: Matt Attard.

TAREE: Turn it up Alastair Breingan, Robyn Oliver, Roger Oliver, Chris Galloway and Helen Breingan.

PORT MACQUARIE: The district swimming carnival got under way this week. Picture: Ivan Sajko

PINJARRA: Fashionistas across the Peel region were invited to dress in their best dresses and fascinators at Pinjarra Race Club’s Ladies Day on Saturday.

NOWRA: Grace Halliday from Frensham School.

NOWRA: Gilmore Labor candidate Fiona Phillips is shifted by a security guard after confronting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Nowra Show last Friday.

MANDURAH: Community members responded in droves to the RSPCA Community Action Day. More than 250 pet owners brought their furry friends for a free check-up. Photo Jess Cockerill

KEMPSEY: Richard and Elizabeth Bibby and their daughter Susanne Miller inspected the remains of the bush fire that came close to their property.

DUBBO: Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre venue technicians Nathan Exelby and David McCrae pre-rigging for the CAT Awards on Saturday. Picture: ELOUISE HAWKEY

DUBBO: An R&D Glass employee works to replace damaged glass windows on Macquarie Street on Wednesday. Fifteen businesses had a collective 63 windows damaged by rocks on Tuesday night. Picture: NICK GRIMM

BUSSELTON: The south west town held its 22th annual Busselton Jetty Swim. Picture: Emma Kirk

TAREE: Eric Lobbecke wants people to come into the Manning Regional Art Gallery to tell him their Taree story.

NEWCASTLE: Hunter family embraces minimalism to live immediately. Picture: Marina Neil

NEWCASTLE: B*Witched, Atomic Kitten, S Club, East 17 and Liberty X at Wests City, Newcastle.

HUNTER: Dawn Lhota with her son, Graham Roberts. Ms Lhota says the quality of Home Care has fallen away sharply since the service was privatised and taken over by n Unity. Photo: Marina Neil

HUNTER: Ayden Shepherd hopes to be a United Nations photographer and Jasmine Bard wants to be a professional dancer. Picture: Marina Neil

GREAT LAKES: Dan and Saimaa Miller at their home in Charlotte Bay. Dan is recovering from being trapped in a dam at their home. Picture: Scott Calvin.

DUBBO: Clive and Wally managing director Gino Trigatti said he was proud to make a “phenomenal” product in a regional area. Picture: JENNIFER HOAR

CENTRAL WEST NSW: Cassilis man Warren Jarvis lost everything in the Sir Ivan fire, and has since come under attack online.

ORANGE: Denoc Holding director David Nock with Yallungah’s staircase, which he said would have to be rebuilt if it was ordered to be retained. Picture: Jude Keogh

BALLARAT: Garden of the Grieving Mother opening. Picture: Kate Healy


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