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.
Rural Fire crews battle an out of control fire near houses along Lemon Tree Passage Road, in Salt Ash, NSW, Friday, November 23, 2018. (AAP Image/Darren Pateman)
A pitch invader is tackled by security as he tries to reach Tim Cahill of the Socceroos during the International friendly match between Australia and Lebanon at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Tuesday, November 20, 2018. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison meets locals at the opening of a lecture theatre building at the University of Papua New Guinea after the 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on Sunday, November 18, 2018. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)
Local Business owner Trevor Arbon (centre) and residents are seen at a vigil for a murdered nine-month-old girl in Tweed Heads, Thursday, November 22, 2018.(AAP Image/Jason O'Brien)
Daniel Andrews (centre) reacts as he arrives on stage during the Labor Party reception at the Village Green in Mulgrave on Victorian State election night in Melbourne, Saturday, November 24, 2018. (AAP Image/Julian Smith)
Jason Hoffman of the Jets celebrates scoring a goal during the Round 5 A-League match between Western Sydney Wanderers and Newcastle Jets at Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Friday, November 23, 2018. (AAP Image/Steve Christo)
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne is seen at the official opening of the Adelaide Joint Cyber Security Centre in Adelaide, Friday, November 23, 2018. (AAP Image/Sam Wundke)
The hearse carrying the body of Sisto Malaspina leaves during the state funeral for Sisto Malaspina at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, Tuesday, November 20, 2018. (AAP Image/Getty Pool, Michael Dodge)
Leader of the Victorian Liberal party Matthew Guy announces defeat in the Victorian state election during the Liberal Party reception on Victorian State election night in Melbourne, Saturday, November 24, 2018. (AAP Image/David Crosling)
Avram Papadopoulos of the Roar (left) tackles City player Lachlan Wales during the Round 5 A-League match between Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Saturday, November 24, 2018. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)
Tourists take photographs against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House as a dust storm descends on Sydney, Thursday, November 22, 2018. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins
Premier Daniel Andrews is congratulated by his mother Jan during the Labor Party reception on Victorian State election night in Melbourne, Saturday, November 24, 2018. (AAP Image/Daniel Pockett)
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