GALLERY: The week in focus

Firefighers battling a bushfire at Aberdare. Picture: Peter Stoop
Firefighers battling a bushfire at Aberdare. Picture: Peter Stoop
The Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Tampa Tonsberg leaves Newcastle Harbour. Picture: Marina Neil

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Tampa Tonsberg leaves Newcastle Harbour. Picture: Marina Neil

Disney Live at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre. Picture: Anita Jones

Disney Live at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre. Picture: Anita Jones

Marine debris project officer with Hunter Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority, Melinda Anderson, collecting trash washed up in the mangroves at Ash Island. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Marine debris project officer with Hunter Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority, Melinda Anderson, collecting trash washed up in the mangroves at Ash Island. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

at McHugh & The Seperatista Soundsystem performing at Lizottes Newcastle. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

at McHugh & The Seperatista Soundsystem performing at Lizottes Newcastle. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

16-year-old Su-Hyun Oh, of Melbourne, after sinking her winning putt on the 18th hole of the 2013 Lake Macquarie Ladies Amateur Championships. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

16-year-old Su-Hyun Oh, of Melbourne, after sinking her winning putt on the 18th hole of the 2013 Lake Macquarie Ladies Amateur Championships. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Josh Forsyth, of Shortland, and Hayley Hurst, of Maryland, with their dogs Kobe and Jet cooling off at Horseshoe Beach. Picture: Peter Stoop

Josh Forsyth, of Shortland, and Hayley Hurst, of Maryland, with their dogs Kobe and Jet cooling off at Horseshoe Beach. Picture: Peter Stoop

imone Ivanov, a Newcastle University engineering graduate, who is now working as a mining engineer for Xstrata. Picture: Peter Stoop

imone Ivanov, a Newcastle University engineering graduate, who is now working as a mining engineer for Xstrata. Picture: Peter Stoop

A child lifted out of Newcastle skate bowl. Picture: Ryan Osland

A child lifted out of Newcastle skate bowl. Picture: Ryan Osland

12-year-old Maddy Coffey with his mum Katt Coffee. Maddy is in John Hunter Hospital intensive care unit with a rare form of encephalitis. Picture: Ryan Osland

12-year-old Maddy Coffey with his mum Katt Coffee. Maddy is in John Hunter Hospital intensive care unit with a rare form of encephalitis. Picture: Ryan Osland

Night tour of Maitland Gaol with former warden Keith Bush. Picture: Dean Osland

Night tour of Maitland Gaol with former warden Keith Bush. Picture: Dean Osland

Photographer Naomi Frost who is suing over a copyright issue after she discovered one of her photos on a T shirt sold at Lowes. Picture: Dean Osland

Photographer Naomi Frost who is suing over a copyright issue after she discovered one of her photos on a T shirt sold at Lowes. Picture: Dean Osland

Noah Church who is going to be studying Civil Engineering at Newcastle University. Picture: Dean Osland

Noah Church who is going to be studying Civil Engineering at Newcastle University. Picture: Dean Osland

A look back at the week that was through the eyes of the Newcastle Herald's talented photographers.