The Sydney Morning Herald, Photos of the Week, June 30, 2022

The Sydney Morning Herald, Photos of the Week, June 30, 2022

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The week in photos by award-winning SMH and AFR photographers.


Kamilaroi Elder Polly Cutmore is part of a negotiating team dealing with Santos over gas drilling on historic lands in the NSW North West, near Narrabri.Credit:Nick Moir


Zoya Shaposhnik looks at the hole in her ceiling, which was damaged by a rocket attack while her disabled husband was sitting in their home in Krasnohorivka, Ukraine. Their roof and other parts of their house have been destroyed and Zoya spent the day clearing debris.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Teachers march to parliament as part of a strike day.Credit:Brook Mitchell


Timosha, 8, stands with his bicycle in front of the still-burning Palace of Culture in Lysychanskthat, Ukraine, which was destroyed by an airstrike that killed four people.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Lubov Nyzkorovna, 90, sits alone in the basement of a residential building in the city of Siversk, Donetsk Oblast, under attack and shelling by the Russian army. Lubov, who suffered a stroke and cannot use her hands and feet, was taken to this shelter by her son-in-law. She hasn’t left for over a week and wants to go back to her house every day.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Farmer Scot McCalman, on his estate in Liverpool Plains northwest of Gunnedah, is concerned about a potential gas exploration in the region by Santos as interest in coal seam gas rises following power shortages in NSW.Credit:Nick Moir


Farmer Scot McCalman, on his Liverpool Plains estate northwest of Gunnedah, is concerned about a possible Santos gas exploration nearby, with renewed interest in coal gas after power cuts across the state.Credit:Nick Moir


Protesters against climate inactivity moved around Sydney’s CBD and stopped traffic.Credit:Nick Moir


Blockade Australia’s climate change protesters stopped traffic as they passed through the city and used bollards, chairs and building materials to block roads.Credit:Brook Mitchell


From June to September, tens of thousands of humpback whales are expected to migrate north along Australia’s east coast. Traditionally, the local indigenous people, the Garigal of the Guringai, whose totem is the whale, have welcomed migration to their shores. Local elderly Uncle Neil performs a smoking ceremony followed by whale songs on the didgeridoo, and finally the local community will call for the whales by squeaking their feet in the sands of Avalon Beach.Credit:Nick Moir


An aerial view of Edmondson Park, in southwestern Sydney.Credit:Janie Barrett


Dawn on Tamarama Beach.Credit:Brook Mitchell


Secretary of State Penny Wong in Kota Kinabalu, the city of her birth, at a restaurant called Kuo Man, which has been her long-time favorite.Credit:Jeremiah Chan


A series of protesters disrupt Xiao Qian, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Australia, as he speaks at the University of Technology Sydney. The ambassador spoke at the invitation of the Australian-China Relations Institute, Sydney.Credit:Jessica Hromas


Amy Brown testifies during the NSW parliamentary inquiry into the nomination of former NSW Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro as New York’s Trade Commissioner.Credit:Janie Barrett


Witness in the murder trial of Chris Dawson, investigative reporter Hedley Thomas, to the NSW Supreme Court to testify.Credit:Oscar Colman


Titus Day leaves Downing Center Court after being found guilty on charges of embezzling over $600,000 of Guy Sebastian’s money. Credit:Wolter Peeters


The Reverend Andrew Sempell is the 16th Rector of St James’ Church, King Street, Sydney.Credit:Nick Moir


Bronwen Smith and Gavin Chatfield are two Indigenous artists who participate in the National Indigenous Art Fair, returning after a two-year hiatus.Credit:Rhett Wyman


Teachers march to parliament as part of a strike day.Credit:Brook Mitchell


To mark the anniversary of the very first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on June 24, 1978, 1000 people from all over Sydney gather to create a human Progress Pride flag on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.Credit:Edwina Pickles


Color and bold prints are all wildly popular at Double Rainbouu, as fashion optimism takes to the dance floor and beyond.Credit:Nick Moir


Hannah Rayment, with her parents John and Marea Rayment, at their Sydney home.Credit:Bianca De Marchic


Louisa Larkin, of the Callan Park Dog Lovers Group, walks her golden retrievers Lily and Pickles in an area of ​​the park where dogs are allowed to run free.Credit:Oscar Colman


A man braves the cold air to go for a swim at Manly Beach.Credit:Jessica Hromas


Cruel Intentions: 90s musical protagonists Kelsey Halge, Kirby Burgess and Drew Weston at the State Theater in Sydney.Credit:Louie Douvis


Fiona Morphett’s two children are enrolled at Bales Park OOSH and she doesn’t know where they will go when it closes.Credit:Dylan Coker


Alexandra Wright, who grew up in a devout Irish Catholic family, no longer identifies as religious.Credit:Dominic Lorrimer


Search and rescue operations are carrying out a salvage operation on an apartment building hit by a rocket attack in the Shevchenkivsâkyi district of central Kiev, Ukraine. Twenty-five people were rescued from the building.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Ukrainian Red Cross transport patients to the Doctors Without Borders medical train in Pokrovsk. The MSF-equipped and manned train is taking care of patients requiring medical evacuation from war-torn areas in eastern Ukraine.Credit:Kate Geraghty


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at a bilateral meeting, during Albanian’s visit to attend NATO’s leaders’ summit in Madrid, Spain.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen


Actor Chris Hemsworth arrives on the red carpet with his wife, Elsa Pataky, and sons for the Australian premiere of Thor: Love and Thunder at Hoyts Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park.Credit:Wolter Peeters


Pablo Bateson is going to Qatar to watch the Socceroos during the 2022 World Cup. He is a super fan, knows a lot about the game and has been to more than 47 World Cup qualifiers in his life.Credit:Steven Siewert


Adriana and Adam Sharpe, with their daughter Alessia.Credit:Bianca De Marchic


Urban planner Rob Meyerson and architecture student Rhys Grant on the Cahill Expressway in Circular Quay, Sydney. Both have ideas on how to redesign the area.Credit:Janie Barrett