The week in pictures, December 6 | Photos INVERELL: Alynya Westgarth and Sharon Farnhill with Emma Kastelein at the Dramamatics disability theatre group performance. Photo: Michèle Jedlicka
CEDAR CREEK: Kevin the Wandering Minion enjoys being back at Cedar Creek State School
GLEN INNES: Red Cross Christmas Tree Competition. Photo: Georgina Bayly
GLEN INNES: Wraps with love knitters thank the town. Photo: Georgina Bayly
INVERELL: Duke Bailey, Courtney Smith, Madison Bright, Courtney Bright and Kim Marsh on the pavement raising awareness on World AIDS Day, December 1. Photo: Michèle Jedlicka
INVERELL: Emily King, Will Adams, Charlene Hair and Jack Riley at the Dramamatics disability theatre group performance. Photo: Michèle Jedlicka
INVERELL: Inverell Public School’s Night at the Movies Concert. Photo: Naomi Shumack
INVERELL: Inverell Public School’s Night at the Movies. Photo: Naomi Shumack
INVERELL: Jake Cracknell and Hamish McLachlan with their regional World Skills VET in Schools medals for agriculture. Photo: Michèle Jedlicka
INVERELL: Macintyre High School SES cadets celebrate their course completion. Photo: Michèle Jedlicka
MOUNT COTTON: Sirromet Winery’s chief winemaker Adam Chapman will present internationally recognised wine courses at the winery in Mount Cotton. Photo: Jack Tran
NEWCASTLE: Volunteers are at the final stages of refurbishing William The Fourth, in Newcastle Harbour PHOTO: MARINA NEIL
RICHMOND: Scott McClymont, Rosella Plains, Mount Garnet, grazes 800 head of cattle west of Richmond. Photo: ANDREA CROTHERS
WOLLONGONG: Black Hawk helicopters in action during a counter-terrorism exercise at Illawarra Regional Airport on Monday. Picture: Adam McLean
WOLLONGONG: Blake Shortland with rare triplet calves Ebony, Mini and Red. The heifers were born on November 20 at the Shortland Dairy Farm in Tongarra. Picture: Robert Peet
WOLLONGONG: Melina Rinses and David Frith danced in the light of the old lighthouse at Wollongong Harbour, which was lit up to acknowledge World AIDS Day. Picture: Adam McLean
WOLLONGONG: Rodney and Taja Bungate spotted a giant, sandy-coloured lion passing through the bushland that rises up to meet the back deck of their Bundeena home. Picture: Angela Thompson
WOLLONGONG: X Factor contestant Cyrus Villanueva visiting fans in Wollongong Mall during the filming of the reality television show. Picture: Adam McLean
BATHURST: Bathurst Regional Council employee James Bruce measures the width of the supercroc’s 800mm mouth while installing the latest exhibition at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum. Photo CHRIS SEABROOK
PARKES The Champion-Post’s ‘Bush Kids’ photo gallery has been an overwhelming success. Photo CONTRIBUTED
ORANGE: Orange Anglican Grammar students Lachlan Skinner and Luke Robinson with their industrial and modern lamps that received awards in the University of Wollongong STEM awards. Photo: JUDE KEOGH
COWRA: Cowra received a taste of royalty last week when Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Tuku’aho, High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Tonga visited ahead of the Festival of International Understanding next year.
GRIFFITH: Bronte Allen, Ashley Pianca, Emma Armstrong and Alyssa Allen wowed the crowd with their performance. Picture: Mary Napoli
COOTAMUNDRA: A saltwater crocodile was one of the main attractions at the Cooper St Vet grand reopening. Picture: Katherine Maclagan
WAGGA: Riverina Regional Library outreach and promotions co-ordinator Amy Heap with one of the novels discussed during book club this year. The library has more than 90 book club groups, a figure that has skyrocketed from just 16 a few years ago. Picture: Kieren L Tilly
WANTABADGERY: Lauren Goldsworthy on the family farm with her dog, Tim, nearly one year after receiving a double lung transplant. Picture: Supplied
COLEAMBALLY: An aerial shot of the cotton harvest at the Murrumbidgee Shire Community Demonstration Farm. Picture: Lynn Walsh.
LEETON: Whitton-Murrami Public School students Jessica Eldridge (left) and Jake Wynn with P&C president Linda Newman preparing for the Christmas hams raffle.
BOWRAL: Soul Warmers Cafe co-ordinator Karen Williams with the Soul the teddy bear at a fundraiser for homelessness in the Southern Highlands. Photo by Emily Bennett/Southern Highland News
BRAIDWOOD: Kiah Drue Ecclestone in her film in the finals of a National Short Film Competition. Kiah is home educated and produced the film by herself. The film was about “Every movie matters, whether you think it’s boring or fun. Don’t steal movies because you won’t like the consequences.” Braidwood Times
COOMA: Cooma took a stand against a violence against women with a march in Cooma’s Centennial Park and CBD for White Ribbon Day. Photo: Cooma-Monaro Express.
GOULBURN: A fire at South Goulburn last Friday burnt over 60 hectares and blocked traffic on the Hume Highway for hours. Photo Darryl Fernance.
WINDELLAMA: Ambulance personnel conduct triage at the accident site, grading the injured as red label (life threatening injury), yellow label (serious but not life-threatening) and green label (ambulatory and lesser injuries). Photos supplied by NSW Ambulance
QUEANBEYAN: Jeremy Tran of Queanbeyan enjoyed the The QBN Gift’s Street Party. Photo Gemma Varcoe.
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