The Sydney Morning Herald Photos of the Week, October 21, 2021



The Sydney Morning Herald Photos of the Week, October 21, 2021

The Sydney Morning Herald Photos of the Week, October 21, 2021

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Dramatic lightning and mammatus clouds over Palm Beach coupled with more severe storms across Sydney. As dangerous storms battered parts of New South Wales, meteorologists watched the storm cell begin to hook over western Sydney and the meteorological office issued a tornado warning .Credit:Nick moir


The Old Fitzroy Hotel in Woolloomooloo, affectionately known as “The Old Fitz”, is once again full of life. The popular hotel has enjoyed a cult following its inception in 1997, which was suspended during the lockdown. Credit:Wolter peeters


With one of Sydney’s best vinyl collections, Darlinghurst RecordStore owner Stephan Gyory has been spinning great music since the early 1990s. Credit:Louise Kennerley


Mahboubeh, left, and Narges Alizadeh, right, two Afghan-Hazara refugee sisters who were evacuated from Nauru’s offshore detention regime in Sydney, were awarded the Borderless Fellowship. Human rights journalist Saba Vasefi, center, offered the personal benefits of her latest Borderless project.Credit:Louis Douvis


A woman relaxes in the sun in good weather at Balmoral Beach in Middle Harbor, Sydney, following the easing of restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.Credit:James alcock


After NSW hits an 80% vaccination rate, Maddison Harker enjoys the views from Sydney Tower as restrictions loosen and the city slowly comes back to life. At 305 m (1,001 ft), the Sydney Tower is the second tallest observation tower in the southern hemisphere. Credit:Steven siewert


NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet greets student Ethan Ooi and his classmates from Randwick Public School as they anxiously await the first leg back to school for Greater Sydney and some regional areas .Credit:Steven siewert


Father Don Richardson opens the doors to worshipers of St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney for the first public mass since confinement began.Credit:Steven siewert


Janet Kelman, who is in remission from cancer, has worked in palliative care and is a strong supporter of the euthanasia bill which was introduced in Parliament by MP Alex Greenwich.Credit:Janie Barrett


Richard Tognetti, artistic director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and concertmaster. The ACO will soon be moving to its new premises at Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay. His concern is that after all the upheaval and disruption of the past two years, the public may not yet be ready to return. “Hopefully people still want, want and need this fellowship of sitting in a concert hall,” he says. “We’re going to bounce back, but just hope the audience bounces back. We have faith, but we can’t predict what’s going to happen.Credit:Wolter peeters


A screening on the Sydney Opera House celebrates frontline workers and those who have been vaccinated as NSW crosses the 80 percent double vaccination mark.Credit:Wolter peeters


Kindergarten students, wearing masks, attend class on the first day of their return to school at MLC Burwood. Balloons, posters and smiling teachers greeted thousands of students through the gates of Sydney, as kindergarten and first graders became the first elementary children to attend full-time school since late June.Credit:Edwina pickles


Yasmin and Alana work in the control room of the Sydney Ambulance Center, Eveleigh. They and their colleagues are bracing for triple 0 calls to peak now that the Covid-19 lockdown is over. Credit:Wolter peeters


Conductor and tubist Cathy Chan performs at her Earlwood home. NSW Health has just issued an exemption allowing community musicians to practice without a mask.Credit:Rhett wyman


James Kerridge enjoying the pool with his son James in the Learn to Swim Squid at the Lane Cove Aquatic Center Swimming School, which has resumed operations.Credit:Steven siewert


Revelers celebrate after the Everest race at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Sydney. It is the first major competition since lockdown restrictions were relaxed in Sydney.Credit:Jessica Hromás


Tiara Relativo with her children Madeleine and Harrison. Tiara will encourage her children to wear masks when they return to school. Credit:James brickwood


Former labor minister Eddie Obeid leaves Darlinghurst court after being sensationalized on bail minutes after being sentenced to at least three years and ten months in prison after his lawyers raised concerns over the risk that he will contract COVID if detained at the Surry Hill Police Station. Credit:Edwina pickles


Chris Hanger, Deputy Secretary of the New South Wales Regional Department, attends an ICAC hearing in Sydney. Chris Hanger, deputy secretary of the New South Wales regional department, told ICAC that a policy adviser in the office of then Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro was heavily involved in shaping the The business case for the Australian Clay Targets Association facility upgrade. Mr Hanger said former Barilaro staff member Peter Minucos, who was scheduled to testify before the ICAC with Mr Barilaro, was the “key contact” and was “heavily involved in the development of the project, particularly in advice to consultants … regarding an addendum to the original business case ”.Credit:Kate geraghty


Former NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian outside his Northbridge Sydney office. The ICAC is investigating whether his relationship with disgraced politician Daryl Maguire had any influence on the awarding of sports grants among his electorate.Credit:Nick moir


Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce and Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a division during Question Time at Parliament in Canberra.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen


Police move Extinction Rebellion protesters from the front of Parliament in Canberra in the latest of many protests in the nation’s capital this year. Credit:Alex Ellinghausen


Minister of Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience and Minister of Regionalization, Regional Communications and Regional Education Bridget McKenzie, Deputy Minister to Deputy Prime Minister Kevin Hogan, Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, Minister Resources and Water Keith Pitt and Minister of Agriculture and North Australia David Littleproud walks to a Nationals Ballroom meeting at Parliament in Canberra.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen


Police are investigating a burnt-out car in Murdock Lane after two men were shot dead earlier in Guildford, Sydney.Credit:Dominique lorrimer


Scott Deveril, owner of the Mitchies Pier in Merimbula and the charter boat operation. Tourism trade along the Sapphire Coast has hit hard during COVID closures, especially with the closure of the Victorian borders.Credit:James brickwood


Alan Chu, the owner of Mother Chu’s restaurant in Sydney’s Chinatown, watches an employee. When a travel ban to China was imposed in February last year to stop the spread of COVID-19, Chinatown and other once thriving Asian foodie districts in Sydney were turned into ghost towns, devastating businesses. More than 20 months later, Dixon Street Mall in Chinatown was quiet at lunchtime on Friday, despite the easing of COVID-19 restrictions earlier in the week.Credit:Kate geraghty


Wedding and Events Manager Rachael Brown at Ben Ean Winery in the Hunter Valley is eagerly awaiting the opening of the industry to tourists. Credit:Janie Barrett


Former NSW premier Mike Baird told state corruption watchdog he was “in disbelief” after learning of Gladys Berejiklian’s secret relationship with an MP , which should have been disclosed for “good practice”. Mr Baird has been called to testify before the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) as it examines multi-million dollar grants for projects in the electorate of disgraced Wagga Wagga MP Daryl Maguire.Credit:Brook mitchell


Sydney Theater Company Artistic Director Kip Williams at The Wharf for the launch of Act 1 of Season 2022. STC Artistic Director Kip Williams has concocted a first half of the season that sees the return of a few smash hits and an epic dance collaboration with Bangarra Dance.Credit:Louis Douvis


Like most of the kids who grew up making propellers and making fruit salads (yummy yummy), 15-year-old Tsehay Hawkins, now the role of Emma Watkins’ Yellow Wiggle, danced to Wiggles songs before. to be able to walk. “My mom thought, ‘Oh wow, she has so much energy.’ So when I was two, my mom put me in dance lessons ”.Credit:Louise Kennerley


Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales, who have released a new book, Well Hello, based on the Chat 10 podcast, Looks Three. The curiously named podcast – so named after a song from the musical A Chorus Line – started out as a simple recording on a cell phone seven years ago. The basic principle was to share their thoughts on the things they had read, watched, listened to or cooked. Back then, podcasts were relatively new; the two reporters were slightly worried about whether people would listen.Credit:Louis Douvis


Holly Usher’s children Claire and Nathan can’t wait to go back to school next week after the lockdown.Credit:Louise Kennerley


Rigzin Tenga and Tenzin Choedon finally celebrate their wedding with family and friends from across Sydney at Koshigaya Park, Cambeltown. “There are a lot of my friends and cousins ​​who haven’t visited my wife because she arrived from India during the lockdown in July,” he said. “We organized this picnic to welcome my wife to Australia.Credit:Edwina pickles



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