Children play on a shark net at Little Manly Cove as shark experts assess cutting-edge technologies to counter attacks at a summit in Sydney on Tuesday, following an “unprecedented” spate of encounters in eastern Australia this year that has left one dead and seven injured
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Musicians form human wall on a cliff near Macquarie Lighthouse representing standing in the way of suicide to raise awareness for the upcoming Concert For Life in Sydney, Australia.
People visit the iconic Sydney Opera House on a winters day on Wednesday
A rainbow is seen over the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia
The roof of the Sydney Opera House is pictured as a JetStar Airlines Airbus A320 plane flies near delegates from the inaugural China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) summit as they stand atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. The climb was the opening event of the five-day summit which is being promoted as a way for “industry and government leaders from both countries to create a more innovative, collaborative Australia-China relationship”.
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Traditonally dressed Australian Aboriginal performers hold gum-tree leaves as they dance on Sydney’s Coogee Beach as they participate in a ‘Corroboree’ showcasing traditional dance during an event to mark National Reconciliation Week
A homeless man sits on a street in the Central Business District of Sydney as the Australian government prepares to release its 2015/16 budget on Tuesday
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Lightning strikes delay the start of play before the round 21 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City FC at Pirtek Stadium on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia
South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw leaps in the air to play a shot during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against the West Indies in Sydney, Australia
An Iraq fan waits in the rain for the start of the Asian Cup semi-final football match against South Korea at the Stadium Australia in Sydney
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Visitors lay flowers at a makeshift memorial near the scene of a fatal siege in the heart of Sydney’s financial district
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Condolence messages are left as a sign of respect on the pavement at Martin Place, site of the Sydney café where customers and staff had been held hostage by a lone gunman on Monday.
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A man places flowers as a mark of respect for the victims of Martin Place siege today in Sydney, Australia. Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis, was shot dead by police in the early hours of Tuesday morning after taking hostages at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Martin Place. Two other people died, 33-year-old cafe manager Tori Johnson and 38-year-old Sydney barrister Katrina Dawson. Six people have been injured and have been taken to hospital.
A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt Chocolat Café, where other hostages were being held, in Martin Place in central Sydney, Australia on Monday
Movie star Brad Pitt poses for a photo for a fan at the world premiere of ‘Unbroken’ in Sydney, Australia
Men from the pacific island nations of Tonga and Fiji perform a Haka dance after arriving in Sydney on Wednesday. Traditional Pacific island canoes sailed into Sydney Harbour bringing an urgent message to the world about climate change
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A swimmer does laps in Bronte Ocean Pool as a severe storm hits Sydney at Bronte Beach on Monday in Australia.
A couple pass in front of a mural of a Muslim woman painted on a wall in an inner city suburb of Sydney on Thursday. Australian military jets are to join in the US-led air war against the Islamic State group in Iraq, conducting refuelling and support missions
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Members of the Red Bull Flying Bach dance troupe perform on Sydney Harbour’s Fort Denison during a photo call on Tuesday
Dancers from the Australian Ballet at the Bondi Icebergs oceanside pool in Sydney take advantage of the pool being emptied for cleaning to promote the company’s February 2015 production of Swan Lake at the city’s Capitol Theatre