MEGA GALLERY: The week in pictures, March 8

Leah Moulden and Bathurst councillor Jess Jennings are pushing to get Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food pop-up kitchen in Bathurst.
Leah Moulden and Bathurst councillor Jess Jennings are pushing to get Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food pop-up kitchen in Bathurst.
The Canowindra International Challenge has 30,000 reasons to celebrate after a recent funding announcement ahead of next month's Australian National Balloon Championships.

The Canowindra International Challenge has 30,000 reasons to celebrate after a recent funding announcement ahead of next month's Australian National Balloon Championships.

Drivers negotiate a hail storm on the Illawarra Highway in the Southern Highlands. Photo: SYLVIA LIBER

Drivers negotiate a hail storm on the Illawarra Highway in the Southern Highlands. Photo: SYLVIA LIBER

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Police, towing workers and locals with the abandoned four-wheel drive on Stockton Beach on Monday afternoon. Photo: JONATHAN CARROLL

Police, towing workers and locals with the abandoned four-wheel drive on Stockton Beach on Monday afternoon. Photo: JONATHAN CARROLL

ndrew Stott from Mudgee 1 Brigade in action at the Fire and Rescue NSW Firefighter Regional Championships held in Mudgee last weekend.

ndrew Stott from Mudgee 1 Brigade in action at the Fire and Rescue NSW Firefighter Regional Championships held in Mudgee last weekend.

Young Dylan Tasker from Narooma thought the boggy car park at Proctor Park on Sunday was just right for a bit of fun, but it did make life difficult for the hordes of soccer fans who didn’t have a four-wheel drive.

Young Dylan Tasker from Narooma thought the boggy car park at Proctor Park on Sunday was just right for a bit of fun, but it did make life difficult for the hordes of soccer fans who didn’t have a four-wheel drive.

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Rhys Mooney from Mater Dei in the process of breaking a record at the BISSA swimming carnival. Photo: MICHAEL FROGLEY

Rhys Mooney from Mater Dei in the process of breaking a record at the BISSA swimming carnival. Photo: MICHAEL FROGLEY

Erin Kleisterlee, of Warrnambool, relaxes with her Swiss Brown cow Miley, after a rigorous day of competition at the Heytesbury Show. Photo: ROB GUNSTONE

Erin Kleisterlee, of Warrnambool, relaxes with her Swiss Brown cow Miley, after a rigorous day of competition at the Heytesbury Show. Photo: ROB GUNSTONE

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

Scenes from the Elmore BNS ball. Photo: JULIE HOUGH

The first jump in Race 12 at the Western Region Motocross series, round one, at Lake Gillear. Photo: AARON SAWALL

The first jump in Race 12 at the Western Region Motocross series, round one, at Lake Gillear. Photo: AARON SAWALL

Troy Garcia practicing for the Warrnambool Premier Speedway hosted Monster Trucks event. Photo: DAMIAN WHITE

Troy Garcia practicing for the Warrnambool Premier Speedway hosted Monster Trucks event. Photo: DAMIAN WHITE

Scenes from the Macklemore's performance in Newcastle. Photo: MARINA NEIL

Scenes from the Macklemore's performance in Newcastle. Photo: MARINA NEIL

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Images from SeaStills, a film by Thirroul surf photographer Ray Collins. SeaStills will be shown on Qantas in-flight entertainment.

Devonport Triathlon: Launceston's Jake Birtwhistle pushes ahead during the bike leg. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

Devonport Triathlon: Launceston's Jake Birtwhistle pushes ahead during the bike leg. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

World's Greatest Shave preview: Kateland Marshall of Exeter and her brother Luke Sulzberger of Launceston. Photo: PAUL SCAMBLER

World's Greatest Shave preview: Kateland Marshall of Exeter and her brother Luke Sulzberger of Launceston. Photo: PAUL SCAMBLER

Sawtooth's Mel De Ruyter looks up at the work Beef, by Jesse Owen. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

Sawtooth's Mel De Ruyter looks up at the work Beef, by Jesse Owen. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

Mind Moves Chess Club: Josh Walker-Davis, 12, and Liam Rose-Nel, 8, prepare up for the upcoming chess competition. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

Mind Moves Chess Club: Josh Walker-Davis, 12, and Liam Rose-Nel, 8, prepare up for the upcoming chess competition. Photo: SCOTT GELSTON

Two-legged pooch Lucy - owned by Andre and Linda Russell owners of B&B Kurrajong House, Launceston. Photo: MARK JESSER

Two-legged pooch Lucy - owned by Andre and Linda Russell owners of B&B Kurrajong House, Launceston. Photo: MARK JESSER

Two-legged pooch Lucy - owned by Andre and Linda Russell owners of B&B Kurrajong House, Launceston. Photo: MARK JESSER

Two-legged pooch Lucy - owned by Andre and Linda Russell owners of B&B Kurrajong House, Launceston. Photo: MARK JESSER

Millie Widdison and Larni Marshall in the preview to Ballarat's Rainbow Run. Photo: JEREMY BANNISTER

Millie Widdison and Larni Marshall in the preview to Ballarat's Rainbow Run. Photo: JEREMY BANNISTER

Lamb from Toland Merino Stud in Violet Town. Photo: KATE HEALY

Lamb from Toland Merino Stud in Violet Town. Photo: KATE HEALY

Scenes from the Macklemore's performance in Newcastle. Photo: MARINA NEIL

Scenes from the Macklemore's performance in Newcastle. Photo: MARINA NEIL

A python eats a crocodile on the banks of Queensland's Lake Moondarra. Photo: MARVIN MULLER

A python eats a crocodile on the banks of Queensland's Lake Moondarra. Photo: MARVIN MULLER

A python eats a crocodile on the banks of Queensland's Lake Moondarra. Photo: MARVIN MULLER

A python eats a crocodile on the banks of Queensland's Lake Moondarra. Photo: MARVIN MULLER