The Age photos of the week, May 9, 2021
The Age photos of the week, May 9, 2021
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Arterial, part of the Yirramboi Festival, features the Na Djinang Circus troupe, with performers (left to right) Dylan Singh, Harley Mann, Maggie Church-Kopp and Jada Narkle (top).
Credit:Justin McManus 2/ 25
Construction continues on the Metro Tunnel Arden Station site.
Credit:Joe Armao 3/ 25
Former gymnast Tain Molendijk’s time in gymnastics was riddled with anxiety about doing the skills required in elite gymnastics and self-loathing for feeling that way. At the age of 13, she would lock herself in the toilet cubicle at the Perth Superdrome, where her squad trained, and bang her head against the wall.
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American soprano Leah Crocett o as Aida in Verdi’s epic masterpiece, which returns to the State Theatre after an 18-month hiatus due to COVID-19. Using Opera Australia’s integrated digital technologies, 10 towering LED screens create an immersive theatrical experience, with video design that ranges from rich symbolism to vivid landscapes.
Credit:Simon Schluter 5/ 25
Abalone diver Craig Fox at Port Fairy. Abalone divers in Victoria’s south-west say they are heartbroken over the return of a herpes-like virus that is threatening to inflict major economic damage on the region’s fishing industry.
Credit:Nicole Cleary 6/ 25
Joe Kellett, chairman of Steamrail Victoria, at the Newport workshops. Volunteers who keep Victoria’s collection of vintage trains in working order could be moved on from the rail yard in Melbourne’s west that they’ve called home for decades.
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Lisa Field (second from the left) with fellow members of the Werribee River Association and Transition Wyndham pictured at a new estate at Wyndham Vale.
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Dwindling attendance led to the Carapooee church’s deconsecration and closure to the public, sparking a local campaign to buy the much-loved Gothic-style building in order to maintain it as a local community multi-use venue.
Credit:Simon Schluter 9/ 25
Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits Seer Medical in Melbourne.
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The Age, News, 05/05/2021 photo by Justin McManus.
Amarpreet Kaur in prayer with Sikh Volunteers Australia who are visiting the homes of people who have lost loved ones in India to COVID-19. Amarpreet lost her mother to the coronavirus in India recently, tragically watching her last moments unfold on Facetime as she couldn’t fly there to be with her. Credit:Justin McManus 11/ 25
AFLW footballer Nicola Stevens with her mum Ann Stevens who has early-onset dementia.
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Kate McLennan (left) and Kate McCartney get up close with the penguin’s at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. For McCartney and McLennan, penguins are the stars of their new project, a workplace comedy set in the Australian Antarctic research base. But unlike their scorching TV satires The Katering Show and Get Krackin’, Slushy is a podcast.
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Josie Aberle cooks a meal on an induction cooker. Her parents chose not to connect their house to gas, and also installed a reverse cycle air-conditioner and heat pump hot water.
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The grounds of the Royal Exhibition Building on Tuesday as heavy rainfall across the state broke records in the Otways and sparked warnings for drivers on the state’s roads.
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Jorge Menidis carves the spit-roasted spring lamb that he and his extended family enjoyed on Orthodox Easter Sunday.
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Emergency services were called to a packaging factory in South Melbourne just before midnight and could not bring it under control until after 2.15am.
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Four of Collingwood’s five 2021 debutants (L-R) Jay Rantall, Finlay Macrae, Caleb Poulter and Beau McCreery.
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Darebin resident Ruth Jelley is advocating for a cycling lane on High Street, Thornbury.
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Dinushka O’Neill had two serious scares during her pregnancy with her first baby, and is urging women to seek help if they experience perinatal anxiety.
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The family of 33-year-old man Ikenasio Tuivasa who died after a drive-by shooting outside a pool hall in Melbourne’s west has pleaded for help to identify the person who killed “a loving and devoted father”. Sio Tuivasa’s (from left) father, sister, cousin and partner pleaded for help from the public on Wednesday.
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Amie Goodwin, with partner David and baby Kingston, was cared for under the Royal Women’s Hospital’s Indigenous midwifery program, Baggarrook.
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US television series La Brea is substituting the streets of Melbourne for those of Los Angeles. La Brea is set in Los Angeles but filmed in Melbourne and regional Victoria. It centres on a family torn apart by the emergence of a massive sinkhole in downtown LA that creates a portal to another dimension – 10,000 years in the past.
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Sarah Noonan and Alister Winkel, from Traralgon, visiting the Sea Life aquarium in the city.
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Pharmacist Diane Kwok with sons Isaac, three, and Tobias, one. Kwok conceived both her sons using IVF and add-ons. She believes the combination may have helped.
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Lily Mora has set up an affordable art company called Sunday Salon. A third generation gallerist, Mora follows in the footsteps of her father William and her grandfather Georges, whose Mirka Cafe, Contemporary Art Society, MOMAA, Cafe Balzac and then Tolarno were institutions in Melbourne, showing art as an integral part of the business.
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