The week in pictures BATHURST: Nardi Josh will be having her head shaved to help support her best friend Katrina Hobby, who has recently been diagnosed with stage three cervical cancer. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

DUBBO: Mustering cattle. Photo: Rachael Webb

WELLINGTON: Rouseabout Jamie ‘Pom’ Cakmak throwing a fleece with shearing under way for the Campbell brothers Lachlan and Dugald, “Burrandong” Dripstone via Wellington. Photo: Rachael Webb

LITHGOW: Lithgow Library’s Sharon Lewis invites you to a Mad Hatters Tea Party to share in some good company and a unique experience. Photo: JEFF GEDDES

NAROOMA: One of the nation’s finest sunset shots. Photo: Stan Gorton

LAUNCESTON: Tasdance partners with Aurora Energy and local schools. Picture: Phillip Biggs

WAGGA WAGGA: Jason Close’s hair has been maintenance-free for three years but he’s giving it the snip for his sick nephew.

WAGGA WAGGA: Chris Wilson speaks about his struggles with severe depression.

Milton-Ulladulla Bulldogs’ centre Adam Bliss dives over to score a try against the Berry-Shoalhaven Magpies. Photo: COURTNEY WARD

NEWCASTLE: Co-ordinator Erin Turriff with ethics volunteer teacher Paul Foster. Students from left are Lauren Foster, Macklin Turriff and Connor Beekman. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

WELLINGTON: Rouseabouts Jamie ‘Pom’ Cakmak and Gabby Saliba, Gulgong, in a race to throw their fleece first at “Burrandong”, Dripstone via Wellington. Photo: Rachael Webb

MAITLAND: Firefighters Tanya Coxon and Darren Lancaster outside the Maitland Fire Station with Hamish the llama.

BUNBURY: South West Slammer Dena English has been named as a starter in the 2016 South Women All-Stars side to play on WA Day. Photo: Ashley Pearce.

PORT MACQUARIE: Cowper MP Luke Hartsuyker was a willing participant at the Big Dig in Port Macquarie. Photo: Ivan Sajko

NEWCASTLE: Bronnie Mackintosh, centre, with part time firefighters Bree McCaskie, left, and Samantha Lowden, right. Pictures: Max Mason-Hubers

DUBBO: Mustering cattle. Photo: Rachael Webb

NOWRA: South Africa The Volunteers War author Keith Paterson with his latest book and the Boer War Memorial in Nowra which inspired it. Photo Robert Crawford.

MAITLAND: Bill Shorten comforts a woman involved in a head-on collision near Maitland.

ORANGE: Autumn Street resident Graham Alderton is growing tired of ongoing construction work at the house next door. Photo: PHIL BLATCH

DUBBO: Mustering cattle. Photo: Rachael Webb

PARKES: Jordan demonstrates a move to Sonny McGregor, Jaz Masling and Jagger Gillingham during the Hip Hop, Break dancing and Acrobatics workshop in Parkes.

WAGGA WAGGA: Lily Garbett from Griffith and Alexandra Glenn and Sophia Fiumara from Leeton at the City of Wagga Eisteddfod.

DUBBO: Andrew Cullenward gets a high-five from Porsche Carrera Cup race driver Steven Richards, who was in Dubbo on Monday raising money for the local children’s ward. Photo: JENNIFER HOAR

COWRA: Cowra Musical and Dramatic Society member Robyn Ryan is excited to bring the production of Calendar Girls to the town.

BUNBURY: South West Slammer Tre Nichols has been named as a starter in the 2016 South Men All-Stars side to play on WA Day. Photo: Ashley Pearce.

NEWCASTLE: Michele Knight with her son Liam and daughter Abbie in Glovers Lane Reserve, which they say will soon lose its views to a three-storey serviced apartment block that was approved this week. Picture: Simone De Peak

WELLINGTON: Anna and Scott Brien, Bella Lana Merino stud, Wellington. Photo: Rachael Webb.

LAUNCESTON: Vietnam War veteran Garry Gleadhill with Canem, who he says saved his life. Pictures: Paul Scambler.

MANDURAH: Mandurah boxer Alex Winwood. Photo: Richard Polden.

BATHURST: CSU paramedics students treat an injured diver during the training exercise at Bathurst Aquatic Centre.

PORT STEPHENS: Murray’s production manager Alex Tucker needed a trolley to carry the ingredient-heavy Paddington brew to GABS. Picture: Sam Norris.

PORT MACQUARIE: Surfers had fun in smallish swell at the annual Bird Rock competition Photo: Ivan Sajko

BATHURST: Bathurst man Ray Todd says there are a few secrets to producing great-tasting, award-winning pumpkins. Photo: CHRIS SEABROOK

WAGGA WAGGA: Harvarinder Dhillon, Arana Kaur, Sarvjeet Singh, Manasa Madappa, and Dr Aman Pasricha are ready to celebrate the Vaisakhi Mela

WAGGA WAGGA: Hip hop manager Centennial (centre) with Mount Austin High School students Sharna Solomon, Jakob Clarke, Caitlin Turner-Minogue and Kathryn Niki

BUNBURY: South West Slammer Tre Nichols has been named as a starter in the 2016 South Men All-Stars side to play on WA Day. Photo: Ashley Pearce.

ORANGE: Three of Orange’s general practitioners Dr Ken Hazelton, Dr Judy Ross and Dr Joseph McRae are encouraging the community to participate in Orange’s first public palliative care forum organi.

BENDIGO: Maldon builder and restoration expert Steve Cox reckons historic buildings have started to fall into disrepair as heritage loans dry up. Picture: JOSEPH HINCHLIFFE

Spring Creek Organics operator Dave Tatman turned to farmers’ markets from wholesale six years ago. He sells more in Bendigo and Melbourne than Ballarat. Picture: Dylan Burns

ROCKHAMPTON: NCC Lady Ella 2936 was sashed the grand champion female of the 2016 World Brahman Congress, and is held by her exhibitor Brett Nobbs, NCC Brahmans, Duaringa with Peter Brazier, GDL presenting the tropy, and judge Glen Waldron, Meandarra.

ALBURY-WODONGA: MC Lauriston Muirhead, Father Peter MacLeod-Miller, groom James Sloane and bride Bridget Doyle. Father MacLeod-Miller called it the bringing together of two like-minded souls. Pictures: ELENOR TEDENBORG

ALBURY-WODONGA: Penny Vine with a traditional kente cloth ceremonial dress, part of a Border exhibition that combines Australian and African garments. Picture: MARK JESSER

KERGUNYAH: Devondale Murray Goulburn director Ken Jones said his nine-member board, which has seven dairy farmers on it, shares the pain of its suppliers hurt by the recent milk price cut. Picture: ELENOR TEDENBORG

MANDURAH: In her routine, Christiena Bluett starts dressed as an old lady with a walking frame, but soon strips down to a leopard print corsette. Photo: Jess Cockerill.

MANDURAH: Mandurah boxer Alex Winwood (right) and coach Brian Satori are eyeing a spot in the Rio Olympics. Photo: Richard Polden.

WAGGA WAGGA: Artistic blacksmith John Wood updates on his sculpture, The River People, at the intersection of Tarcutta and Forsyth streets. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

LAUNCESTON: Tasdance performers on stage for the Threefold production. Picture: Geoff Robson

LAUNCESTON: Tasdance perform their Voltage production at the Princess Theatre. Picture: Geoff Robson.

NEWCASTLE: Dean Beletich and Genevieve Graham hang an artwork by Daniel Boyd. The painting on the right is by Richard Dunn. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

NEWCASTLE: Jade McCaig and Mark Faithfull with son Finn are considering selling their home and moving into the enrolment zone. Picture: Jonathan Carroll