The year 2017 is about to come to an end, and this year has seen incredible visual moments captured by the lenses of our photographers.
Being the top source of news imagery and video, search terms of AAP's visual library, AAP Photos, is a good indication of the news stories and topics that dominated conversations and the media in 2017. While many of the searches referred to political moments and natural disasters, AAP Photos did have a few surprise searches thrown in.
The surprise - Tony Abbott did not make the top 5 but...
Despite Tony Abbott not making the top 5 politician searches of the year, his mural did. One of the most searched images was the one of the mural of Tony Abbott depicting him with Cardinal George Pell AC.
Read on to discover what visitors to AAP Photos searched for in 2017.
Top 5 Australian politician searches
Top 5 city searches
Top 5 sports searches
Top news story searches
- Tony Abbott and George Pell mural Newtown
- North Korea
- Barnaby Joyce
- Bourke St Mall incident
- Schapelle Corby
The surprise search
Discover the Top 35 searches on AAP Photos below
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