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.
Taryn Tottman lights candles on the coffins of her mother Beverley Quinn, her sister Mara Harvey and Mara's daughters, Charlotte, Alice, and Beatrix during their funerals in Perth on Friday, October 12, 2018. All were murdered in their Bedford home in Perth last month. (AAP Image/Richard Wainwright)
Usain Bolt of the Mariners is tackled by Tom Whiteside of Macarthur as he takes a shot at goal during a Hyundai A-League trial match between the Central Coast Mariners and Macarthur South West United at Campbelltown Stadium in Sydney, Friday, October 12, 2018. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)
Jockey Kerrin McEvoy is seen after riding Redzel to victory in race 7, The Everest, during The TAB Everest race day at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Saturday, October 13, 2018. (AAP Image/Simon Bullard)
Erin Holland poses for a photograph during The Everest at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Saturday, October 13, 2018. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)
(Back, L-R) Alan Moffat, Sam Coffa, Wendy Botha and Robyn Maher (front, L-R) Darren Lockyer, Gai Waterhouse and Drew Ginn pose for a photograph at the National Sports Museum at the MCG, Melbourne, Thursday October 11, 2018. (AAP Image/Daniel Pockett)
Moet and Chandon ambassador Olympia Valance poses at Caulfield racecourse in Melbourne, Friday, October 12, 2018. (AP Image/Julian Smith)
German pianist and composer Nils Frahm at his instruments poses for photographs ahead of his concert in Canberra, Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Nils Frahm, known for combining classical and electronic music and for an unconventional approach to the piano in which he mixes a grand piano, upright piano, Roland Juno-60, Rhodes piano, drum machines, and Moog Taurus is on tour through Australia with concerts in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
Dogs take part in the annual dog race and parade at the Running of the Wieners at Southgate Podium Courtyard, Melbourne, Saturday, October 13, 2018. The event is part of Melbourne's Oktoberfest. (AAP Image/James Ross)
Dr Kerryn Phelps is seen on a penny-farthing bicycle while joined by Independent Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie in the seat of Wentworth today in Sydney, Sunday, October 14, 2018. (AAP Image/Brendan Esposito)
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