Photos from across Australia: April 30 to May 6, 2017

The week in pictures: May 6, 2017 NEWCASTLE: A foggy start to May failed to deter surfers. Picture: Dave Anderson


BENDIGO: Sisters Isabelle Smith and Hannah Smith competed in the Trans-Tasman Oceania Inline Hockey Championships in NZ. Their under-14 junior women team won gold against NZ.

BATHURST: Bathurst RC Model Sports club members Michael Cluderay, Peter Kazanis and club secretary Mitchell Finn with their radio controlled models. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

BENDIGO: NDIS Rollout for Loddon celebration. Jordana Sayle with her mother Annette Sayle. Picture: DARREN HOWE

BENDIGO: Band Tusk, which will be appearing at Groovin The Moo. Picture: DARREN HOWE

BENDIGO: Premier Daniel Andrews visits Kaliana School. Picture: DARREN HOWE

BALLARAT: The Lost Ones Basement Bar, owner Tara Poole. Photo: Kate Healy

BENDIGO: Bendigo Health will host a day to celebrate being healthy and active at any age. Judy Foster, Leah Callipari and Mabel Nicholls. Picture: DARREN HOWE

BENDIGO: Premier Daniel Andrews visits Kaliana School. Picture: DARREN HOWE

BALLARAT: The newly redeveloped Marty Busch Reserve in Sebasotpol. Photo: Luke Parker

BENDIGO: Melbourne’s Jessica Viscarde and Ryan Ward enjoy autumn in Bendigo. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

BALLARAT: Japanese Day at St Columbas Primary School. Photo: Kate Healy

BENDIGO: Jeanine Kolasa, whose Glitch exhibition opened on Thursday. Picture: DARREN HOWE

TAREE: Matthew Cloak with Jemma before they take off on the annual Mutts on the Manning fundraising walk for animal welfare. Photo: Janine Watson

BENDIGO: Jida Gulpilil. Ambulance Victoria will launch its first comprehensive plan to engage and partner with the community. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

BENDIGO: American TV show House Hunters is filming in Bendigo. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

NARROMINE: Celebrating 40 years of Garden Club are Sisters Janet Coote, Bona Martin, Beryl Smith, Mary Mowell and Trish Fisher. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

BENDIGO: White Hill Primary School students make shadow sculptures as part of a learning workshop with student-teachers. Picture: DARREN HOWE

NYNGAN: Matilda Bright won best dressed tiny tot at the Anzac Races. Photo: GRACE RYAN

NEWCASTLE: A huge crowd at the Supercars community day.

FORBES: Parkes Shire Council staff member Ben Coultas observing drivers for compliance with seatbelt and mobile phone legislation.

BLAYNEY: Raymond Hawkins is bringing a 55 voice gospel choir, led by Tony Backhouse and featuring singers from New Zealand and Australia, to Millthorpe. Photo: Mark Logan.

ORANGE: English backpacker Daniel Baxter is one of the men who will be running the Freak Out at the Orange Show. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

NEWCASTLE: TK Maxx opens in Kotara. Picture: Marina Neil

MAITLAND: Greta teen Jimmy Jones with his mum, Natalie, beside the accident scene on the New England Highway. Picture: Simone De Peak

LITHGOW: Kasey Mill, Joshua Grant and Ursula Saunders with Shaggy, their prize ram and one of their ewes. Picture: KIRSTY HORTON

BOOROWA: Felicity Corcoran with some of the gear purchased by the Boorowa Hospital Auxiliary last year. The Auxiliary hopes to continue purchasing new equipment this year.

PORT STEPHENS: More than 350 dozen oysters were stolen from Richard Farley’s business on the Karuah River on Saturday in the latest targeted attack on farmers. Picture: Marina Neil.

PORT MACQUARIE: University students Fran Dorczak, Alexis Nicholson and Kerryn McCauley are concerned over proposed fee hikes Photo: Ivan Sajko

OBERON: Oberon RSL Sub Branch president Bill Wilcox and secretary Neville Stapleton are looking to recruit new members.

NEWCASTLE: Knights duo Nathan Ross and Pauli Pauli will make their representative debut against Country on Sunday.

NEWCASTLE: Dr Virginia Turner, with one-year-old daughter, Mabel as the John Hunter Hospital opens its PICU. Picture: Simone De Peak.

LAKE MACQUARIE: Kelvin and Marion Gillespie’s home is one of an untold number in the Hunter damaged by expanding road mix. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

KEMPSEY: Quaden Bayles who has dwarfism with his mother Yarraka Photo: Lachlan Leeming.

GRETA: Greta six-year-old Harry Preece has booked his place in the Australian junior team for a tour of America in July. Picture: Harry Preece Golf_Facebook

DUBBO: Murray Mandel said he wanted to reach out to as many people as possible about Lifeline. Photo: ORLANDER RUMING

DUBBO: Tracy Hanna with the cheque for $10,000 she was given by the organisers of the Titan Macquarie Mud Run. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

CESSNOCK: Paul, Lorraine and Craig Thompson at the ceremony on Tuesday. Picture: Sage Swinton

TAREE: Emergency services help the woman as she remains trapped in the overturned RTV. Photo: NSW Police

PORT STEPHENS: Olympic shooter Michael Diamond leaves court after he was banned from holding a gun licence for 10 years.

MANDURAH: Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott answers question from Mandurah Catholic College Students and gave his opinion on’Gonski 2.0′ education funding plan. Photo: Marta Pascual Juanola.

CESSNOCK: A kangaroo joins the race in the last.

BATHURST: Bathurst Tenpin Bowling’s Dwayne Price, Dan Simms, Pikachu and Zing’s Cassandra Healey are hosting events to help fundraise for the Starlight Foundation. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

NYNGAN: The under 25s most fashionable finalists at the Nyngan Anzac Day Races. Photo: GRACE RYAN

NYNGAN: Jade Kirk, Alli Jenkins, Katie Elrick and Emily Morel at the Anzac Races. Photo: GRACE RYAN