The week in pictures: August 13-18, 2017 19 Aug 2017, 11:15 a.m. See the best Fairfax images from across the country. The week in pictures: August 13-18, 2017 TAREE: Zac Dunn originally from Taree going to join a Canadian dance company. Photo by Scott Calvin. BENDIGO Shire of Campaspe councillor and Rochester advisory group chair Leigh Wilson is optimistic for the community's future. Picture DARREN HOWEPORT MACQUARIE: Book worms Ned Goodwin and Harper Murray celebrate Book Week at Tacking Point PS. Photo by Tracey FairhurstFORSTER: Connor Bath took this photo at Pacific Palms.DUBBO Wirrimbirra Gabanma-Li Jaanyimba taught traditional dances to the preschool students at the picnic. Photo BELINDA SOOLEINVERELL:Craze Dance’s Guardians Unite production revisited the story of several classic holiday characters at the Inverell Town Hall.PORT MACQUARIE: Harry Potter fan: Antony Okpegbue celebrates Book Week. Photo by Tracey Fairhurst. BUNBURY Bunbury Police and Detectives have laid more than 100 charges against a number of suspected theives and burglars during Operation Taurine. Photo Andrew ElstermannBENDIGO Little Mia meets the CFA heroes who cut her free from a cat scratching post.BENDIGO Castlemaine Brewing director Director Michael Wolfe is being forced to change his company's name. Picture DARREN HOWECRYSTAL BROOK Nate Anderson, Crystal Brook, shares a special moment with his favourite Charolais heifer Marigold. Photo by Ali KuchelBENDIGO Men run in blue underwear to raise funds for prostate cancer research. Picture DARREN HOWEFORBES: Vendors Sharon and Ray Bowen, _Lynwood_, Yeoval, at the Forbes sheep sale. Photo Rachael Webb, The LandFORBES Landmark auctioneer, Matt Coady selling at the Forbes sheep sale. Photo Rachael Webb, The LandBENDIGO Marriage equality advocate Cat Clark explains why she'll vote 'yes' in postal vote. Picture DARREN HOWEBATHURST Keppel Street resident Jon Clipsham (front) and his neighbours who opposed a planned development near their homes. Photo CHRIS SEABROOKFORBES A home and its contents have been destroyed by fire in ForbesDUBBO: Competitors were challenged by tough terrain as they competed in the weekend's rock crawling championships. Photo ELOUISE HAWKEYBUNBURY: Bunbury Daffodil Day volunteer Maureen Harris with some of the items up for sale to support the Cancer Council this year. Photo Andrew ElstermannBATHURST Rugby Union Cricket Club president Richard Newell was shocked to see a car burnt out at Brooke Moore Oval. Photo RACHEL FERRETTDUBBO South Ward candidate Kevin Parker has been forced to use a different name in the upcoming local government election and he fears it will cost him votes.CANOWINDRA: He was a dignitary, character, car dealer and car enthusiast. Canowindra's Charlie McCarron has passed away.DUBBO Clara Cubby said she could become homeless again because Orana Support Services is trying to evict her from one of their properties. Photo BELINDA SOOLEBLAYNEY Bakers Matthew Hutchison, Thomas Elkins and Norton Ellis celebrate their victories at the baking show. Photo SuppliedESPERANCE Ben Nimmo making a coffee at the newly opened Esperance Cafe in Museum Village. Photo Caitlyn RintoulCANOWINDRA St Edwards PF are so excited to be hosting Canowindra's first ever Colour Ninja Run on October 14.FORSTER The sunsets have been stunning this week. Photo by Judy Butler.GUYRA - A fire broke out at Mossman Street, Armidale, on Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Madeline Link.MOREE: The Bogan with a Slogan in his trademark Budgy Smuggler Swimwear passed through Moree's main street on Wednesday with his anti-CSG signage.WELLINGTON An exhibition telling the history of Wellington from the perspective of its Indigenous people will go on show as part of the Bicentenary celebrations. Roy Ah See opened the exhibition.VICTOR HARBOR Aboriginal Youth Action Committee members Moesha and Mali Wanganeen and Ash-Monique Oughton are excited about a new venue. Photo Dani BrownLAUNCESTON Tasmanian harness racer Mark Yole. Picture Paul ScamblerNARROMINE Sheep jumping at the Narromine store sheep sale. Photo Mark Griggs, The LandMANDURAH Mandurah writer North Asplin will be selling her short stories every Tuesday night at the Brighton Hotel. Photo Nathan Hondros.LAUNCESTON Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration service at Royal Park. Picture Neil RichardsonLAUNCESTON Student Kate Dakin prepares for her role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. Picture Scott GelstonLAUNCESTON Colours of spring emerge at City Park. Picture Paul ScamblerMANDURAH Nakita Plumridge, 10, is looking like she'll need a truck to deliver the goods she has collected for Peel Community Kitchen in just five days. Photo by Kate HedleyNOWRA The timber boat, Christine J, which has sat on the bottom of the Shoalhaven River for six months is finally removed. Photo ROBERT CRAWFORDORANGE Curator of the Images of the King exhibition Adam Nicholson at the Ophir Tavern which will run until August 20. Photo by JUDE KEOGHNOWRA_ Christine Phillips is out to raise awareness for short statured people. By NICOLETTE PICKARDTAREE Sunsets have been captivating photographers across the Mid North Coast. Photo by Tanya Cross.KEMPSEY: Keith and Janelle Black are concerned a car will run off the road and into their front house if a guardrail isn't installed to protect them. Photo: Callum McGregor.TweetFacebook of ╳exitSee some of the best photos from across the Fairfax network.