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Murdoch, a seven-year-old Grey Nurse shark eats a fish during feeding time at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary in Sydney, Australia. Born in captivity, Murdoch is an example of the sanctuary’s breeding programme. Read more
People pretend to hang off ledges and windowsills on an unusual architectural display, called “Merchants Store”, during the Sydney Festival 2014 in Australia. Merchants Store is a mirror illusion art piece designed to give the impression of hanging off the outside of a building up high while really being safe on the ground. The festival is an arts-based event held in January each year boasting local and international artists in contemporary and classical music, dance, circus, drama and visual arts. Read more
A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed as part of Sculptures By The Sea, an exhibition in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition features works by Australian and international artists. Read more
A couple look at a house burnt out by bushfires in Winmalee in Sydney‘s Blue Mountains. Residents faced scenes of devastation on Friday after bushfires ravaged communities and destroyed ‘hundreds’ of homes in southeastern Australia with dozens of blazes still burning out of control.
A Ryobi Cup cricket match between the South Australian Redbacks and the Western Australia Warriors at Drummoyne Oval on Thursday, in Sydney, Australia. The city is shrouded in a haze of smoke as brushfires rage in its western suburbs of Springwood, Winmalee and Lithgow. Read more
Visitors try out small weapons on HMAS Darwin at the Royal Australian Navy’s Sydney base on Garden Island. The open day was part of the navy’s celebrations to mark 100 years since its first ships entered Sydney Harbour. Other events included an International Fleet Review with visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States.
Dark clouds cover the sky over the Sydney Opera House on Thursday on the eve of the International Fleet Review. Warships from 19 countries will steam into Sydney Harbour on Friday for a nautical extravaganza to mark the centenary of the first entry of the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet into Sydney Harbour. Ships from countries including China, Thailand, the US, Malaysia and Britain will pass through the heads into the harbour where they will join tall ships from around the world.
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A man dressed as a Tyrannosaurus rex takes a morning stroll with commuters in Martin Place on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia to mark an exhibition being held at the Australian Museum.
A woman plays on the edge of a cliff on a rainy winter afternoon at Bronte beach in Sydney, Australia Read more
A passenger ferry navigates past the Sydney Opera House and the Central Business District on a sunny winter afternoon in Sydney on Wednesday. Sydney has experienced one of the warmest Julys on record, with average daytime temperatures of above 19 degrees Celsius, local media reported.