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.
Kaylia Stanton of Australia is seen in action during the Netball Fast 5 World Netball Series tournament at Hisense Arena in Melbourne, Sunday, October 28, 2018. (AAP Image/James Ross)
Former Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop attends the ANU Women in National Security Conference 2018 at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra, Wednesday, October 24, 2018. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen takes a look at a field of handmade poppies in the sculpture garden of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Wednesday, October 24, 2018. 62000 handmade wooden poppies have been placed in the gardens around the Australian War Memorial, each poppy representing an Australian life lost in World War I. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
Harry Froling of the 36ers is challenged by Corey Webster of the Breakers as he shoots a basket during the Round 3 NBL match between the New Zealand Breakers and the Adelaide 36ers at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, October 28, 2018. (AAP Image/ David Rowland)
Jockey Hugh Bowman reacts after riding Winx to victory in race 9, the Cox Plate on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday, October 27, 2018. (AAP Image/Mark Dadswell)
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks at a creek during a visit to Mulloon Creek Natural Farm near Bungendore, Thursday, October 25, 2018. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
Mark Ormrod of the UK makes his way from the podium after being presented with a gold medal during the Swimming event at the Invictus Games, in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The Sydney Invictus Games, at which wounded or sick armed services personnel and veterans will compete, will run from Saturday Oct 20 to Saturday Oct 27. (AAP Image/Craig Golding)
Marcia Hines poses for a photograph with dancers during a photocall for the 2019 Sydney Festival Program Launch, in Sydney, Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The Sydney Festival runs from January 9 - 27 and features art installations, cabaret, theatre and live music. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)
A member of the Navy collapses while on parade during a commissioning ceremony for HMAS Brisbane in Sydney, Saturday, October 27, 2018. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett)
Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard (left) speaks to former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott after unveiling her official portrait at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, October 24, 2018. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)
Matt Coulter, curator of Plant Propagation at the Adelaide, Mount Lofty and Wittunga Botanic Gardens, is seen with the corpse flower at the Bicentennial Conservatory at Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, Friday, October 26, 2018. The flower, which smells like rotting flesh, bloomed overnight. (AAP Image/Kelly Barnes)
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