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Windows are opened in a high rise building as mild spring weather arrives in Sydney

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Windows are opened in a high rise building as mild spring weather arrives in Sydney

People watch as a paraglider flies past them as they sit atop Long Reef Point on the first day of Spring in Sydney, Australia September

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People watch as a paraglider flies past them as they sit atop Long Reef Point on the first day of Spring in Sydney, Australia 

A bomb disposal expert wearing protective gear walks past emergency services personnel outside a police station in the western Sydney suburb of Merrylands, Australia

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A bomb disposal expert wearing protective gear walks past emergency services personnel outside a police station in the western Sydney suburb of Merrylands, Australia, on Thursday

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden talks with Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop as they stand on a boat at sunset on Sydney Harbour

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden talks with Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop as they stand on a boat at sunset on Sydney Harbour, Australia, on Tuesday

Protestors and climate activists hold a protest rally in Sydney to coincide with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Coalition Campaign launch

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Protestors and climate activists hold a protest rally in Sydney to coincide with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Coalition Campaign launch

Rugby Union - Rugby Test - England v Australia's Wallabies  - Sydney, Australia - 25/06/16.  Australia's Israel Folau scores a try in the second half.     REUTERS/Jason Reed

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Australia’s Israel Folau scores a try in the second half as England play Australia’s Wallabies

Children roll snowballs in a park after snow fell in the town of Mount Victoria, located in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia

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Children roll snowballs in a park after snow fell in the town of Mount Victoria, located in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia

epa05380528 A young aboriginal dancer plays in the sand during the Kenbi Native land claim ceremony, near Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 21 June 2016. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in Darwin to attend the deed handover ceremony settling Australia's oldest Aboriginal land rights claim.  EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

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A young aboriginal dancer plays in the sand during the Kenbi Native land claim ceremony, near Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in Darwin to attend the deed handover ceremony settling Australia’s oldest Aboriginal land rights claim 

epa05360992 A woman places a candle to mourn, honor and remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting at Newtown, in Sydney, Australia, 13 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club.  EPA/SAM MOOY AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

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A woman places a candle to mourn, honour and remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting at Newtown, in Sydney. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida 

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 10:  The Luminous Lantern Parade on June 10, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. The annual parade is aimed at promoting multiculturalism and welcome new arrivals.  (Photo by Glenn Hunt/Getty Images)

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The Luminous Lantern Parade in Brisbane, Australia. The annual parade is aimed at promoting multiculturalism and welcome new arrivals

An aerial performance featuring 100 illuminated drones lift off from a barge on Sydney Harbour in front the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia, June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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An aerial performance featuring 100 illuminated drones lift off from a barge on Sydney Harbour in front the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House during the Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 08:  A surfer dressed in a Shark Onesies surfs at Bondi Beach on June 8, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The event was held as part of Wild Onesie Week, held to raise awareness and funds for endangered species and their habitats.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

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A surfer dressed in a shark onesies surfs at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. The event was held as part of Wild Onesie Week, held to raise awareness and funds for endangered species and their habitats

A specimen of the newly-discovered Australian Peacock spider, Maratus Bubo, shows off his colourful abdomen in this undated picture from Australia.

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A specimen of the newly-discovered Australian Peacock spider, Maratus Bubo, shows off its colourful abdomen

Australian surfer Justen Allport rides a wave during the Cape Fear surfing tournament in heavy seas off Sydney's Cape Solander in Australia, June 6, 2016

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Australian surfer Justen Allport rides a wave during the Cape Fear surfing tournament in heavy seas off Sydney’s Cape Solander in Australia.

A woman looks across the Sea of Hands exhibit which is on display as part of National Reconciliation Week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in central Sydney, Australia

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A woman looks across the Sea of Hands exhibit which is on display as part of National Reconciliation Week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in central Sydney, Australia

An image of an indigenous Australian man is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House during the opening night of the annual Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia, May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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An image of an indigenous Australian man is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House during the opening night of the annual Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia

A man takes a photo inside the 'Cathedral of Light' at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, Australia

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A man takes a photo inside the ‘Cathedral of Light’ at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, Australia 

In this undated handout picture taken recieved on May 19, 2016 from James Cook University shows life on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.   Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be beyond saving in five years without "now or never" funding to improve water quality as climate change ravages the World Heritage-listed site, scientists warned on May 19, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY / MATT CURNOCKMATT CURNOCK/AFP/Getty Images

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Marine life on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. Australia‘s Great Barrier Reef could be beyond saving in five years without “now or never” funding to improve water quality as climate change ravages the World Heritage-listed site, scientists have warned

A model wears a hat as she presents a creation from the fashion label Bondi Bather during Australian Fashion week in Sydney, Australia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray

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A model wears a hat as she presents a creation from the fashion label Bondi Bather during Australian Fashion week in Sydney, Australia

A woman uses a traditional fan to cool herself in the audience during a showing of the Rebecca Vallance collection during Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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A woman uses a traditional fan to cool herself in the audience during a showing of the Rebecca Vallance collection during Fashion Week in Sydney, Australia