Each week, we present the most compelling images captured by AAP photographers over seven days around Australia. From breaking news and politics to sport, entertainment and more, these images reflect the richness and diversity of our award-winning photographic coverage.
Treasurer Scott Morrison points at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday, August 21. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)
Usain Bolt watches his new A-League team The Central Coast Mariners play their trial match against the Newcastle Jets in Maitland on Saturday, August 25. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)
A dead emu is captured on Goodwood Station near Whitecliffs in drought-ravaged regional New South Wales on Friday, August 17. (AAP Image/David Mariuz)
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appears at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday, August 23. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)
Schapelle Corby crosses the finish line in the Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run Race on Sunday, August 26. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt)
Troy James O'Meara is captured under arrest in Brisbane on Wednesday, August 22. O'Meara was arrested for the 1983 murder of Linda Reed on the Gold Coast. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)
Former Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton announces he has the numbers to challenge Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Parliament House on Thursday, August 23. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy)
Jared Polec of the Power looks on during the Round 23 AFL match between the Port Adelaide Power and the Essendon Bombers in Adelaide on Friday, August 24. (AAP Image/Kelly Barnes)
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison speak to the media at Parliament House on Wednesday, August 22. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
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