The week in pictures: September 18 to September 23 NEWCASTLE: Protection athlete Mitch Russell distracts a bull after a rider falls. Picture Supplied.
NEWCASTLE: Hebrew Congregation vice president David Gubbay Photo Simone de Peak
BALLARAT: Police line the streets in honour of Sergeant Barry Hills who was killed in a motorbike crash. Photo Kate Healy.
BALLARAT: Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer walks to a press conference to confirm a 16-year-old girls has been killed in a police chase. Photo: Kate Healy
DEVONPORT: Students from Don College showcasing a guest performance of Shrek at the Devonport Eisteddfod Showcase of Talent Concert. Picture Brodie Weeding
PINERY SA: Kelvin Tiller in his canola crop. Photo: Ali Kuchel
HENTY: Henty Machine of the Year runner-up with Coolamon Chaser Bins general manager Heath Hutcheon Coolamon at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land
HENTY: Luca Chaplin 5, Lochie Chaplin 6, and Georgia Shedden 6 from Willowvale Kergunyah Victoria at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo Rachael Webb The Land
HENTY: Emily White from Canberra, Matthew Roache, Alkira Woolsthorpe and Mikaela Meers, Netherway Coonamble at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land.
MOLONG: Ben Watts operating his DJI Inspire drone used for pasture mapping counting and checking stock. Photo Rachael Webb, The Land.
HENTY: Bourgault territory manager NSW and Qld Jonathon McKenzie Ettamogah at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land.
BALLARAT: Nithesh Babu 12, Vishnu Nerella 10, and Karthik Venkatesh 11 at the 2017 Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Photo Luka Kauzlaric.
HENTY: Bruce Tutty, checking out an Excel Stubble warrior air seeder at Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land.
HENTY: Ryan Taylor (right) trying on an Akubra with the assistance of Jarryd Gould sales assistant with Ozhatz Qld at Henty Machinery Field Days. Photo: Rachael Webb, The Land.
DEVONPORT: New Western District Police Commander Jonathan Higgins. Picture Cordell Richardson.
TASMANIA: Burnie High School_s musical of The Snow Queen. Picture Cordell Richardson.
BALLARAT: North Ballarat Roosters chairman John Nevett addresses the media after the Roosters had their VFL licence revoked. Photo: Luka Kauzlaric.
LAUNCESTON: Cataract Gorge’s First Basin. Picture Phillip Biggs.
STRATHALBYN: Willunga league players run through the banner onto the ground for the Great Southern Football League grand final. Photo, Ryan Finlay.
LAUNCESTON: The post office clock tower on the corner of Cameron and St John streets. Picture Phillip Biggs.
LAUNCESTON: Former prime minister Tony Abbott popped into Launceston during the week. We are yet to confirm whether he ate the onion. Picture Scott Gelston.
LAUCNESTON: North Launceston captain Taylor Whitford stands with his leadership group Brad Cox-Goodyer Zach Burt and Jack Avent. Picture Scott Gelston.
LAUNCESTON: Country Gold Netball competition at the Silverdome. Picture Neil Richardson.
STRATHALBYN: Tom Pinyon has a celebratory drink from the premiership cup after his side won the Great Southern Football League grand final. Photo_ Ryan Finlay
BALLARAT: Ballarat Wildlife Park’s Charlie Parker. Photo: Lachlan Bence.
TAREE: Mick Moylan, Holli Wheeler, Yvette Gillett, Emma Newell, Jayne Black and Hooker Bear ready for the Fit and Lean challenge Photo Scott Calvin.
PORT MACQUARIE: The 2017 Dance Eisteddfod Photo by Tracey Fairhurst.
NEWCASTLE: Sarah Skillen and Daniel Burgess outside the Icon Central apartment block site. They each bought a property in the development, which was cancelled in July. Picture Marina Neil.
NEWCASTLE : Rescue reported 12 homes sustained severe structural damage as a result of water rushing in. Photo Brodie Owen.
NEWCASTLE: Lynn Benn of Mulbring being led off by police after her arrest at Abbot Point coal port.
KEMPSEY: Crescent Head Public School students celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day Photo by Callum McGregor.
NEWCASTLE: Hunter’s Nick Stoddart at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Surf Life Saving Championships at The Lakes, Budgewoi. Picture Daniel Danuser
NEWCASTLE: George the orphan baby wombat who stole hearts across the country has been named ‘s most adorable animal.
NEWCASTLE: Sam Kerr’s flip an iconic moment for n women’s team sports Photo AAP.
NEWCASTLE: A turbine on the left in part of the ageing Liddell power station at Muswellbrook. Picture Janie Barrett.