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.
Falun Gong practitioners meditate on the 14th anniversary of the beginning of the persecution of Falun Gong in China on Sunday in Sydney, Australia. In July 1999, the communist Chinese government outlawed the spiritual practice of Falun Gong, declaring it illegal and forbidding citizens from practicing. Read more
Rugby players Christian Leali’ifano (left) and Israel Folau (right) during a recovery session at Coogee Beach, Sydney in Australia.