The week in pictures – March 21, 2015 DEVONPORT: Constable Angela Phipps celebrates her achievement for the Leukemia Foundation’s Worlds Greatest Shave with work colleagues. Photo Katrina Docking, The Advocate
BAROSSA: Being a firefighter isn’t just for the blokes! Sahra Zelenko, of Kapunda, has joined the Kapunda Metropolitan Fire Service and is excited about her new career and the opportunity to assist the community.
BATHURST: Mick Crowley and publican Glyn Daunt toast St Patrick’s Day at Jack Duggan’s, watched by Amy Cluff and Monique Lewis. Photo Chris Seabrook, Western Advocate
BATHURST: The Bathurst Relay for Life ended on a high note on Sunday morning, with the announcement that more than $55,000 had been raised to fight cancer. Photo Western Advocate
BOOROWA- The Irish music was pumping, the food dye was in abundance and there was green as far as the Irish eyes could see as students at St Joseph’s Primary School celebrated St Patrick’s Day. Pictured is Cooper Cross and his classmates in years five and six. Photo Katie Burgess, Boorowa News.
CLARE: Jake Malaly-Murphy had a busy, but successful night on Saturday at the Clare Rodeo – he’s pictured competing in the 2nd Division Bareback event. PHOTO- Chelsea Ashmeade.
CORINDHA: The Break-O-Day Hotel may lay claim to being Australia’s quirkiest pub with curious and miss-matching themes in every direction. Photo Kate Healy, The Courier
DEVONPORT: The Dragons Abreast North West Tasmania Come and Try Day at the Mersey Yacht Club. Photo Jason Hollister, The Advocate
DUBBO: Dubbo College Delroy Campus captains Ausin Heller and Sharika-Marrie Howard and South Campus captains Emily Crampton and Ethan Hughes sign the Get Real pledge. Photo BELINDA SOOLE
DUBBO: NSW Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay, Dubbo City Mayor Mathew Dickerson and Dubbo MP and Deputy Premier Troy Grant. Photo BELINDA SOOLE
DUBBO: Terry Priestly after his 100th blood donation with Suanne Tauton, Liz Lamble, Kay Poulter and Debbie Garden. Photo BELINDA SOOLE
GLADSTONE: Councillor and Gladstone Ex-Service Personnel member Tim Zander, left, the group’s president Richard Stott and Northern Areas Council chief executive officer Colin Byles watched on as a concrete base was installed.
GOULBURN: As Australia mourns the death of former PM Malcolm Fraser, Goulburn remembered this 1983 visit to the city. Photo Goulburn Post.
HADSPEN: Hadspen residents watch on as firefighters brought a bushfire near Hadspen under control. Picture Mark Jesser, The Examiner
HOBART: Police demonstrates the lethality of everday household items at counter-terrorism exercises in Hobart. Photo Mark Jesser, The Examiner
LAUNCESTON: Dominic Moneypenny pushes his wheelchair up Balfour Street, behind to the right is Sam Ralph pushing Emily Howard, with Bonnie the dog for the Balfour Burn. Picture Paul Scambler, The Examiner
LAUNCESTON: Seeing the Launceston town clock from a different perspective. Photo Scott Gelston, The Examiner
LIGHTNING RIDGE: Tiffany Morris, Alanah Dean, Sophie Bienke, Jane Crutchley, Savannah Chesworth and Parker Bevan at the Freaky Friday event.
MORIARTY: Prime Minister Tony Abbott had perhaps his most famous meal when he chowed down on a whole onion during a media call at Charlton Farm Produce at Moriarty. Photo Neil Richardson, The Examiner
MORUYA: A pedestrian was injured after a car lost control at a Moruya intersection and crashed into the IMB bank on Friday morning. Photo Bay Post
MOSS VALE: Chev Show team Erin Whitfield, Sarah Cassidy, and Samantha Larter prepare the entry at Moss Vale Show. Photo by Jen Walker Southern Highland News
MUDGEE: Guests made the most of a sunny day at Robert Stein Winery and Vineyard on Saturday at the annual Footcrush Fest get together. Photo Mudgee Guardian
NARROMINE: Some of the RYDA attendees Leonie Ratcliff-Weir, Lily Spackman, Lana Monaghan, Kim Grinsell, Megan Willoughby, Isaac Thompson and William Coleman.
NEWCASTLE: Corporal Adam Cameron-Taylor of the Australian Army band, Newcastle will have a rare honour when he plays the pipes at Anzac Cove at the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Picture Peter Stoop.
NEWCASTLE: For Laura Callcott, David Hombsch and Ryan Ginty, serving the nation in Afghanistan and the Middle East during Operation Slipper made the hard slog of military training worthwhile. Photo Max Mason-Huber.
NYNGAN NSW Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts, Nyngan Pre School manager Chantelle Finlay, AGL community engagement manager Helena Orel, Toby Selfe, Bonni Couley, Summer Holmes
PARKES: Library officer, Sandie Ward is certainly committed to encouraging children to read. Last year she read to a snake while this year the Reading Club children decorated her as a human sundae
PORT GERMEIN: Looking sprightly at 100 years old, Kate Dealtry celebrated her milestone birthday at Port Germein in the local pub and at the former post office where she was post-mistress for many years.
PORT LINCOLN: Jade Calverley hit the Port Lincoln Leisure Centre at the weekend as part of her preparation to keep her paralympic dream alive. Photo Sam Hussey
PORT LINCOLN: Markane deckhand Jarden Trenowden showing part of one of the boat’s first catches this season. Around 10,000 tonnes has already been caught with all boats in the fleet expected to be underway by the weekend.
PORT MACQUARIE: Port Macquarie will be humming with the sound of motorcycles on Sunday when more than 200 riders take part in the annual Black Dog Ride. Organiser Todd Taylor is pictured. Photo Port Macquarie News
QUEANBEYAN- March 26 is ‘Purple Day’ raising awareness of those living with epilepsy including Jerrabomberra toddler Dominic Downey, 3, who experiences seizures on a daily basis. He is pictured with younger broth
QUEANBEYAN: Queanbeyan High School teachers Marie Elliott and Tamara Malcolm with student Hayley Phelps (centre) will be heading to Viller Bretonneux for ANZAC Day. Photo- Kim Pham, The Queanbeyan Age
TAMWORTH: Kristann Cicolini from Carinya Christian School with headspace’s Bree Constable were among those stamping out bullying with the anti-bullying march in Tamworth yesterday. Photo Gareth Gardner
TATHRA: The new community-owned Tathra Solar Farm is clearly visible from the air by anyone flying into Merimbula Airport.
TERANG: Sonny French, 8, from Sydney, released his first CD at the Terang Country Music Festival. Photo Damian White..
WAGGA: Canadians Wade Kelly and Philip Paschke are joined by a travelling TV crew that will broadcast a Wagga house hunt to the world. Photo Laura Hardwick, Daily Advertiser
WAGGA: Wagga pilots will ensure they don’t head into the danger zone when they refresh their training. Malcolm Robertson, Nicholas Leywood, Craig Bromley and Wagga City Aero Club president John Smith. Picture Les Smith
WARRNAMBOOL: Sam Richards, 11, and Myla Attrill, 11, along with grade 5-6 students at Our Lady Help of Christians Primary School, are taking part in a statewide Active April program. Photo Damian White.
WARRNAMBOOL: Street artist Matt Adnate puts the finishing touches to his indigenous-themed mural at the corner of Kepler and Merri Streets in Warrnambool. Photo Rob Gunstone.
WARRNAMBOOL: Will Shepherd, Josh O’Dowd, Ricky Read and front L-R Katie Crute, Phoebe Edge, Danili Dwyer and Tali Morrissey getting ready for St Patrick’s Day. Photo Damian White.
WELLINGTON: Making history accessible, local author and history teacher John Tognolini has been writing for the History Channel, busting the popular myths of WWI for the Anzac centenary.
WHYALLA: Building her career in a male-dominated sector has seen Ashleigh Stiling named Whyalla Business Woman of the Year. Photo Kayleigh Bruce
WHYALLA- Whyalla City Council mayor Jim Pollock said illegal dumping in the city was unacceptable. PHOTO- Kayleigh Bruce
YAMBUK: Fisherman Tane Quarrell harvesting eels late at night in the mouth of Lake Yambuk. Photo Aaron Sawall.
YASS: The ‘Otterbourne’ fire destroyed 80 acres of land near Yass on Wednesday afternoon. Photo- Oliver Watson, Yass Tribune.
YOUNG: Young is gearing up for its second Lambing Flat Chinese Festival tomorrow, which conveniently falls on Harmony Day this year. It was a fitting theme for the 2015 festival. So with a cute story to tell about harmony and costumes to match, St Mary’s Primary School will perform a dance called Refugee, depicting a journey of three ducks whose home is destroyed by developers during the Future Faces segment of the festival. Photo Christine Speelman, The Young Witness.