All the best photos making news this week in regional Australia.
CYDONEE MARDON ILLAWARRA: "Monster underneath a charismatic exterior" could soon be released back into the Illawarra community.
Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
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MATT CARR NEWCASTLE: The shocking allegation Dobell MP Karen McNamara used to open a Friday summit on the impacts ice.
Chris Burns QLD: A man tasered by a police officer on Boxing Day found not guilty of public nuisance and obstructing police.