Year in review: The best front pages

They can convey emotions ranging from shock and anger to joy and relief, and they can reflect the thoughts of a community on just one page. Here are the year's best regional newspaper front pages.

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Newcastle Herald

´╗┐The Daily Advertiser (Wagga)

The Eastern Riverina Chronicle

The Irrigator

Southern Cross

The Courier (Ballarat)

The Examiner

Illawarra Mercury

Central Western Daily (Orange)

Daily Liberal (Dubbo)

Western Advocate (Bathurst)