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NRL PANTHERS RABBITOHS

Brent Naden of the Panthers loses the ball over the line during the Round 7 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Thursday, June 25, 2020

CRAIG GOLDING

AFL SWANS BULLDOGS

Josh Kennedy of the Swans runs onto the field during the Round 4 AFL match between Sydney Swans and Western Bulldogs at the SCG in Sydney, Thursday June 25, 2020

BRENDON THORNE

FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023 CELEBRATION

The Sydney Opera House is illuminated in support of Australia and New Zealand’s joint bid to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, in Sydney, Thursday, June 25, 2020

BIANCA DE MARCHI

VALE JOHN KENNEDY SNR

The statue of AFL Hall Of Fame Legend John Kennedy Snr is seen at the Hawthorn Football Club after he passed away in Melbourne, Thursday, June 25, 2020. Kennedy was a former Hawthorn player and head coach and was known as the father of the club

MICHAEL DODGE

VICTORIA COVID-19 DOOR-TO-DOOR TESTING

A person receives a COVID19 test in Broadmeadows after Victoria State Government Health and Human Services people knock on doors to check if people have any symptoms of and would like a test, in Melbourne, Thursday, June 25, 2020. The ADF and other states have been called in to help Victoria tackle its rising number of COVID-19 cases

DANIEL POCKETT

SCOTT MORRISON WESTERN SYDNEY

JOEL CARRETT

VICTORIA CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

People queue up for COVID-19 testing at a pop-up testing site in Chadstone, Melbourne, Thursday, June 25, 2020. The ADF and other states have been called in to help Victoria tackle its rising number of COVID-19 cases

DANIEL POCKETT

GREG HUNT RESEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has his temperature checked before touring the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Thursday, June 25, 2020. Mr Hunt has announced the Morrison Government's investment of $21.8 million in vital research that could lead to major breakthroughs in treating neurological disorders, including early Alzheimer's disease, autism and encephalitis

JAMES ROSS

AFL EAGLES TRAINING

Nic Naitanui in action during an AFL West Coast Eagles training session at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The Eagles are playing the Power in their round 4 AFL match on the Gold Coast on Saturday

DARREN ENGLAND

SCOTT MORRISON EDEN MONARO

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a visit to Allied Natural Wood Exports woodchip mill near Eden, NSW, Tuesday, June 23, 2020

LUKAS COCH

AFL BOMBERS COVID-19

A general view at The Hangar, the High Performance Centre of the Essendon Football Club in Melbourne, Monday, June 22, 2020. Essendon's Conor McKenna became the first AFL player to test positive for COVID-19

SCOTT BARBOUR

SCOTT MORRISON NORTHCONNEX TOUR

A section of the tunnel during a tour of the NorthConnex tunnel at West Pennant Hills in Sydney, Monday, June 22, 2020

JOEL CARRETT

ADELAIDE ZOO REOPENING

A White Cheeked Gibon is seen at the Adelaide Zoo in Adelaide, Monday, June 22, 2020. Adelaide Zoo has reopened to the public after shutting its doors on March 25, due to the outbreak of Covid-19 around the world

DAVID MARIUZ

ANNASTACIA PALASZCZUK PRESSER

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk talks to builders at a Spring Mountain construction site in Brisbane, Monday, June 22, 2020. The government announced a first home buyers assistance package

DAN PELED

REFUGEE PROTEST BRISBANE

Protesters gather to support asylum seekers detained at the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel in Brisbane, Sunday, June 21, 2020

GLENN HUNT

REFUGEE PROTEST BRISBANE

Protesters gather to support asylum seekers detained at the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel in Brisbane, Sunday, June 21, 2020

GLENN HUNT

AFL SUNS CROWS

Paul Seedsman of the Crows kicks ahead as he is tackled by Matthew Rowell of the Suns during the Round 3 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Sunday, June 21, 2020

DAVE HUNT

AFL SUNS CROWS

Paul Seedsman of the Crows kicks ahead as he is tackled by Matthew Rowell of the Suns during the Round 3 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Sunday, June 21, 2020

DAVE HUNT

RACING ROYAL RANDWICK

MARK EVANS

SYDNEY WEATHER FOG

BIANCA DE MARCHI