GALLERY: Fairfax photos of the week Oct. 19, 2013, 11 a.m. From around the Fairfax Regional network, 50 of this week's best snaps. GALLERY: Fairfax photos of the week BENDIGO ADVERTISER: Noah Pinder in medieval costume. Picture: Brendan McCarthy THE EXAMINER: Picture: Will Swan.BENDIGO ADVERTISER: BSSC Library technician Jenn Needham and Roxy, the labradoodle who, since losing her brother, has become an unofficial library assistant at the school. Picture: Brendan McCarthy PORT MACQUARIE NEWS: PMSLSC NippersAVON ADVOCATE: Northam's male swan at Melbourne Zoo with his chosen mate in front.BUSSELTON MAIL: Bobby Alu put on a great performance at Clancy's Fish Pub last Sunday.THE COURIER: Under 16 Gold cricket match Napoleons-Sebastopol v Ballarat-Redan. Tom Lyon (Naps-Sebas), Zac Jenkins (Ballarat-Redan) and Liam Fisher (Ballarat-Redan). PHOTO: KATE HEALYTHE COURIER: Keziah Burns, 15 and Nyajal Ruach, 12 for BE feature on the Exodus church.. PHOTO: KATE HEALYTHE COURIER: City Oval Bowling Club Junior Development Program. Sophie Kurzman, 10, Simon Porter, 13, Sarah Porter, 12, and Jack Bartsch, 12. PHOTO: KATE HEALY THE COURIER: Mt Xavier golf PRO-AM. Tyson Myers (Portarlington). PHOTO: KATE HEALY BENDIGO ADVERTISER: Photo with his daughters Jada 3 and Brooklyn 2 doing some home trainning. Picture : PETER WEAVING BENDIGO ADVERTISER: The final day of the Australian Alpaca Association National Show at the Bendigo Exhibition Building. Picture: JIM ALDERSEYMARGARET RIVER MAIL: Locals in red clothing took to the streets of Margaret River in a march against Genetically Modified (GM) food crops.BENDIGO ADVERTISER: Heath Behrens made 115 not out in the match between BUCC and Strathfieldsaye at the Harry Trott oval. Today was Heath's 25th century, a new bdca record. Picture: JIM ALDERSEY BENDIGO ADVERTISER: Max Weber in medieval costume. Picture: Brendan McCarthy BENDIGO ADVERTISER: The Alpaca National Show at the Bendigo Exhibition Building. Picture: JIM ALDERSEY BUNBURY MAIL: After being stranded and injured in Albany nearly two years ago, Squirt the turtle’s future looked bleak. This was until he was rescued by Albany Wildlife Rescue and rehabilitated in Bunbury at the Dolphin Discovery Centre for a year a half. BENDIGO ADVERTISER: City of Greater Bendigo staff members Prue Mansfield, Craig Neimann, Dana Thomson and Robert Kretschmer. Picture: JODIE DONNELLAN WEST COAST SENTINEL: Willydidj spread the message of the plight of dolphins and whales at Taiji in Japan during his performance at the Oysterfest in SA.BENDIGO ADVERTISER: Bendigo harness racing club's David Aldred and Julie Gardner. Promo for Oktoberfest celebrations on Saturday. Picture: JODIE DONNELLAN DAILY ADVERTISER: Convener of the Wagga branch of Amnesty International, Gabrielle Robinson (left) and event organiser Holly Wright battled the windy weather for a candlelight vigil in the Victory Memorial Gardens. Picture: Alastair Brook DAILY ADVERTISER: Sturt Public School student Troy Piercy, 11, became the first Riverina boy to be selected in the NSW PSSA boys softball team to play in next month’s championships. Picture: Addison Hamilton DAILY ADVERTISER: A driver walked away after the ute he was driving collided with the roundabout on the corner of Kooringal Road and Copland Street. Picture: Alastair Brook DAILY ADVERTISER: The official opening of the Rocky Waterholes Bridge as part of Narrandera's sesquicentenary celebrations. Picture: Les Smith DAILY ADVERTISER: Kaitlin Staines, 13, cracks a forehand on the way to winning the Riverina Open. DAILY ADVERTISER: Sandy Gault, Malinda McLachlan, Belinda McDonell and Michelle Steel at the Wagga Picnic races. Picture: Addison Hamilton DAILY ADVERTISER: Greg Williams gets his Laser keeled over during the Wagga Sailing Club regatta on Lake Albert. Picture: Michael Frogley DAILY ADVERTISER: At the jump for the opening event of the Wagga Picnics. Picture: Michael Frogley VICTOR HARBOR TIMES: Goolwa artist Carol Coventry's painting has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Fleurieu Art Prize Water and Environment section.DAILY ADVERTISER: Wagga marksman Arthur Turner takes aim with his shotgun at the National Shooting Ground in Wagga yesterday. Picture: Michael Frogley DAILY ADVERTISER: Jumping for joy at the start of the water polo season are (from left) Gabby Byrnes,16, Thom Whiting, 13, Liv Shaw, 14, Gabe Shaw, 11, James Whiting, 12 and Liz Shaw, 16. Picture: Alastair Brook DAILY ADVERTISER: Kildare Catholic College students Honor Grimson, Olivia Curry, James Leahy and Georgia Fuller getting in some last minute study before the HSC. Picture: Addison Hamilton MURRAY VALLEY STANDARD: Rose Ampt, Helen Varcoe, Virginia Ross, Jen Marsh and Rebecca Butcher get ready to take part in the Murray Bridge Gold Cup fashion on Wednesday.NEWCASTLE HERALD: Exhausted firefighters take a rest while fire burns beside them in Cragan Bay Road, Nords Wharf. Photo by PHIL HEARNE NEWCASTLE HERALD: Scenes from the fires at Catherine Hill Bay and Chain Valley Bay on Friday. Photo by James Brickwood NEWCASTLE HERALD: Scenes from the fires at Catherine Hill Bay and Chain Valley Bay on Friday. Photo by James Brickwood NEWCASTLE HERALD: A scene at Ricardson Road Raymond Terrace on Friday. Photo by Phil Hearne NEWCASTLE HERALD: Scenes from the fires at Catherine Hill Bay and Chain Valley Bay on Friday. Photo by James Brickwood COLLIE MAIL: Competitors take off from Minninup Pool at the start of the Collie Adventure Race on Saturday.NEWCASTLE HERALD: Scenes from the fires at Catherine Hill Bay and Chain Valley Bay on Friday. Photo by James BrickwoodNEWCASTLE HERALD: Michelle Byrne, whose home dog grooming business burnt down along with the family's shed on Cabbage Tree Road, Williamtown. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers THE EXAMINER: Picture: Phillip Biggs THE EXAMINER: Picture: Phillip Biggs PORT LINCOLN TIMES: US producer and presenter Colin West and Clare Valley winemaker Tom Barry enjoyed a great white with the great whites off Port Lincoln. Picture: Rubert Critchley.PORT MACQUARIE NEWS: PMSLSC Nippers PORT MACQUARIE NEWS: PMSLSC Nippers THE COURIER: Liana Skewes promoting a new Courier competition trying to get people posting their favourite photos of Ballarat on Instagram. PHOTO: KATE HEALYPORT MACQUARIE NEWS: All the glitz and glamour of the Carlton Mid Port Macquarie Cup.SOUTHERN HIGHLAND NEWS: Bush fires threaten properties across the region at Balmoral/Yanderra and Bargo.VICTOR HARBOR TIMES: Liam and Rhiana Brookes of Blackwood at the Port Elliot Show.TweetFacebook of ╳exitFrom around the Fairfax Regional network across Australia, some of the best photos of the week.