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Lunch with Jess Scully, Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney, at La Paula Cafe in Fairfield.Credit:Wolter Peeters

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Two men clean a bus stop shelter in Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW. The bus stops are cleaned twice a week. Credit:Kate Geraghty

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Bondi Beach gym workout on a sunny warm day. Sunbathers stretched out on the sand and grassed areas, swimmers braved the chilled water and the promenade along Bondi Beach was filled with walkers and joggers on Saturday under the watchful gaze of police, lifeguards, rangers and council ambassadors.Credit:Steven Siewert

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Muscles in Bondi Beach on a sunny warm day.
Credit:Steven Siewert

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Two elderly men going for a walk in Circular Quay.Credit:Kate Geraghty

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Bill Hamburger. great great grandson of William Tipple Smith, stands at his grave in Rookwood Cemetery during the unveiling of a new headstone and plaque. William Tipple Smith died in 1852 and discovered the first payable gold in Australia. Credit:Kate Geraghty

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Aleta Wassell who has taken a course in suicide prevention to help her fellow students.
Credit:Nick Moir

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A swimmer jumps into the shallow waters at Clovelly Beach as temperatures push 30 degrees in Sydney.Credit:Brook Mitchell

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A swimmer jumps into the shallow waters at Clovelly Beach as temperatures push 30 degrees in Sydney.Credit:Brook Mitchell

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North Sydney Pool has a proposal to build a fenced swimming area in the Lavendar Bay area of Sydney Harbour.Credit:Nick Moir

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The London 1875 in Paddington is among seven pubs proposed for heritage listing by the council. Credit:Rhett Wyman

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NSW Transport minister Andrew Constance at a rollout of one of the new Waratah inner city trains.Credit:Nick Moir

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Author Rawah Arja at home in Punchbowl. Credit:Louise Kennerley

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Claire Hudson, who runs a beauty parlor The Lash Studio, has been hit by Covid-19 downturn. Credit:Louise Kennerley

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School teacher Emily McLachlan performs star jumps with a group of Year 9 Chatswood High School students at O.H Reid Memorial Park in West Chatswood. Emily has invented an exercise program that is recorded on an app ‘Race Around Australia’.Credit:Kate Geraghty

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Students at the University of Technology, Sydney, which has ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. Credit:Janie Barrett

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg during a press conference on National Accounts, at Parliament House in Canberra.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

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Swimmers brave a cool morning on the first day of Spring in Mahon Pool, Maroubra.Credit:Janie Barrett

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Nicolette Preketes-Tardiani was supposed to graduate from her media degree in May. But by then, the city had ground to a halt, and mass gatherings – especially those involving handshakes and champagne – were off the agenda. Since the pandemic struck, more than 17,000 students have missed out on their graduations. With no end to the bans on big crowds in sight, the University of Sydney will hold a mass online ceremonyCredit:Janie Barrett

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Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica holding the Championship trophy and Sydney FC defender Rhyan Grant holds the Premier Plate at Circular Quay. Sydney FC won the Huyundai A-League Championship in the final yesterday against Melbourne City and also won the Premiers Plate. Credit:Kate Geraghty

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Almost cloudless dawn at Avalon Beach on the last day of winter.Credit:Nick Moir

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Audiologist Arveen Kaur testing Jackson Wellington hearing at Waminda Women’s Health Centre in Nowra. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children suffer the highest reported rates of otitis media (middle ear infection) in the world, with studies showing they are five times more likely to be diagnosed than non-Indigenous children.Credit:Rhett Wyman

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Minister for Health Greg Hunt, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians and Minister for Youth and Sport Richard Colbeck and Acting Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly address the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

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Independent MP Bob Katter and Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce during a doorstop interview to address questions on an inquiry into foreign interference at Australian universities, at Parliament House in Canberra.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

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Beach goers flock to Coogee beach on a warm Sunday as winter nears an end.Credit:Edwina Pickles

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People enjoying Bondi Beach on a hot winter Sunday. Credit:Edwina Pickles

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People enjoying the sun at the Barangaroo precinct.Credit:Dean Sewell

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Ashely Wilderink, owner of Brothers Ben cafe in Petersham. Spending at cafes in NSW has bounced back and is now higher than before COVID.Credit:Edwina Pickles

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Brent Clartk and Giselle Oscuro outside St James church, Glebe. They had booked to walk the Camino de Santiago in 2020 but had to cancel due to coronavirus. Instead, they created the Camino de Sydney, a 29 day, 600km walk across Sydney.Credit:Louise Kennerley

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Local Aboriginal Elders and relatives of firefighters Nita Lyons, Auntie Norma Ingram and Narelle Lyons, who work at Redfern Fire station which is set to close.Credit:Nick Moir

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Jack de Belin leaves Wollongong court after hearing his trial for sexual assault is set to go ahead in November. NSW District Court Judge Andrew Haesler said the applications that pushed the trial date back by almost nine months were to do with alleged “irregularity in the preparations for the trial”.Credit:Kate Geraghty

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House fire at Rowallen Street Castle Hill.Credit:Renee Nowytarger

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Enjoying the sun at Bondi Beach on a sunny warm day. Sunbathers stretched out on the sand and grassed areas, swimmers braved the chilled water and the promenade along Bondi Beach was filled with walkers and joggers on Saturday under the watchful gaze of police, lifeguards, rangers and council ambassadors.Credit:Steven Siewert

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Dr Kerryn Phelps at the intersection of Flinders and Oxford Streets, Darlinghurst, is arguing against Clover Moore’s suggestion that all streets in Sydney Council area should be limited to 40km per hour. Motorists could be forced to slow down to 40km/h when driving throughout the City of Sydney, as the NSW government works with local councils to reduce speed limits in areas with high numbers of pedestrians and cyclists.Credit:Janie Barrett

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HSC student Christelle Joyce Salimbangon, 18, has felt the stress of the year under Covid-19 restrictions but has found some respite in the fact that she has received some early University offers. Universities have sent out a record number of early offers this year and applications for some admission schemes have tripled as year 12 students rush to shore up their future amid the uncertainty caused by COVID-19.Credit:Dean Sewell

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Smoke from hazard reduction work in Northern Sydney drifts across Sydney Harbour. Credit:Dean Sewell

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Clouds rolling in over Perisher.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

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Local resident Sue Gay at, St Helens Park. Credit:Louise Kennerley

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