The week in pictures: August 6-11, 2017 BORDER MAIL: Amy Auwardt in the classical solo category at the Albury-Wodonga eisteddfod.
WOLLONGONG: Prue Krishnayya, co-owner of Lower East cafe in Wollongong, with a collection of the cafe’s reusable metal straws. Picture: Adam McLean.
NEWCASTLE: Shooters, Fishers and Farmers candidate for Dungog Shire Concil John Preston said he is prepared to ‘knee-cap’ people in Macquarie Street to repair the damage in Dungog caused by the NSW Government’s amalgamation.
CARINGBAH: Owners Pennie and Joe with staff members Anne and Serpil ready to serve customers mouths and minds Picture: John Veage
BORDER MAIL: Kaitlyn Goodsell, 23, lives everyday in pain because of endometriosis. One in ten women have the disease, but many don’t know they do. Picture: MARK JESSER
BALLARAT: Wendy Abraham with knitted octopuses for premature babies. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric
MOUNT ISA: Jessica Mauboy in concert. Photo: Derek Barry
LAUNCESTON: Twenty-year-old Zodin Bungham graduationed from StGiles’ 13-week program that will ready her for employment in the disability sector. Picture: Paul Scambler
TAMWORTH: Darren Ralph has shared his concerns about the government’s plan for a postal vote on legalising same-sex marriage. Picture: Gareth Gardner
TAREE: Local band SOAR took out the Battle of the Bands at the Taree Eisteddfod. The win secured a $1000 prize. Picture: Rob Douglas
TAMWORTH: Larissa Schwanke and Lachie Urquhart of Carinya Christian School have a few more exams to go. Picture: Gareth Gardner
WODONGA: Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes and Barry O’Sullivan general manager of Mars Petcare with Holly. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE
WOLLONGONG: Five Barrel Brewing Phil O’Shea (left) and Binary Beer’s Michael Burton have teamed up to trial a device that can track the location and temperature of beer kegs. Picture: Robert Peet
WINGHAM: Alan Carlyle couldn’t understand ‘all the fuss’ with the recent seat dedication to him. Picture: Julia Driscoll
PORT MACQUARIE: Story time at the library comes to life with a bear hunt. Picture:Ivan Sajko
BALLARAT: Western Bulldogs engagement manager Brett Goodes. There is expected to be a spectacular opening to next weekend’s game at Mars Stadium. Picture: Lachlan Bence
WARRNAMBOOL: Middle Island project volunteers John Sutherland and Dr Trish Corbett on their way to Middle Island. Picture: Rob Gunstone
NEWCASTLE: Accredited massage therapists, like Luke O’Donnell, fear rogue operators are harming the industry. Picture: Marina Neil
WAGGA: Six-year-old Red Hill Public School student William Thorpe plays doctor during a visit from medical students aiming to take the fear out of doctor appointments. Picture: Kieren L Tilly
FORSTER: Local photographer Judy Butler captured the full moon and partial eclipse on Monday night.
FORSTER: The partial eclipse captured on camera by reader Judy Butler.
MANDURAH: Mandurah Licensed Fishermen’s Association members Meegan Watts, Damien Bell and Brendon Watts with Red Manna owner and chef Jason Hutchen. Picture: Marta Pascual Juanola.
WALCHA: The Fletcher family. (at right) Warwick holding his daughter Holly, Pendleton’s son Fletcher, 5 months, and Warwick’s sons Jock with his children, Grace, 3, Angus, 5 and Ross, Cairnie Grazing Co, ‘Cairnie’, Walcha.
MANDURAH: Mandurah residents rolled up their sleeves and got their hands dirty to make Mandurah’s Marlee Reserve a bit greener for National Tree Day. Picture: Marta Pascual Juanola
RIVERINA: Peter Symons from Tumut and Lloyd Galloway from Temora before jetting off to Canada to help fight wildfires. Picture: Kieren L Tilly
GILGANDRA: The Carlow kids – Caitlin, 15, Mitchell, 14, and Ashleigh, 12, – from ‘Kidman Park North’, Gilgandra, looking after 13 poddy lambs for Jenny Bradley, New Armatree Border Leicesters. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land
YOUNG: Gary Steenbergen, of Garys Gourmet Meats, Young, with 76 year old butcher, Arnie Brown. Picture: Rachael Webb, The Land
WALCHA: Rouseabout Mona Roi, Cook Islands, working at the Fletcher family’s Cairnie Grazing Co, ‘Cairnie’, Walcha. Picture: Rachael Webb, The Land
WALCHA: Warwick Fletcher and his sons, Ross and Jock, Cairnie Grazing Co, ‘Cairnie’, Walcha. Picture: Rachael Webb, The Land
MANDURAH: Animals are a big part of Hudsons Circus’ show in Mandurah this week, including their two water buffalo. Picture: Marta Pascual Juanola
WODONGA: Anna Speedie with Wodonga South Primary School students in 2009. She has promoted the lack of zoning for schools as an attraction to living in Wodonga. Picture: Border Mail
LAUNCESTON: Lily Cornish and Michael Wilson prepare to take on their competitors at the Tasmanian Open DanceSport Championship in Launceston this weekend. Picture: Paul Scambler
PENGUIN: Penguin Football Club coach David Law is focused on breaking down barriers and promoting a welcoming environment at the club for the whole community. Picture: Grant Wells.
WAGGA: Chris Hughes from Frankston Clay Target Club with John Cassin from Tamworth Clay Target Club at the NSW Skeet titles at the National Shooting Grounds. Picture: Kieren L Tilly
WAGGA: Dominique Timothy-Nesbitt, 9, Abbey Townsend, 11 and Chelsea Holle, 10, prepare for ballet exams at Yvonne O’Connor School of Dance. Picture: Les Smith
WAGGA: Former Olympian Rachael Downs, pictured with vet student and grand prix rider Bee Flynn and off-the-track thoroughbred horse AMW Red Label. Picture: Les Smith
WAGGA: Sam Freund from Woodstock at the Wagga Dog Show on Sunday. Picture: Laura Hardwick