The Age photos of the week, October 20, 2023

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The Age photos of the week, October 20, 2023

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The week in photos from our award-winning staff photographers and regular contributing photographers at The Age.


Third generation livestock and grain farmer seen here on his land at Fernleigh Park in Fiskville Scott Young is concerned about the decrease in lamb prices.Credit:Chris Hopkins


Ebony Clarke, Brittany de Groot and Dominique Holland enjoy their running group.Credit:Simon Schluter


Laura Thompson, Co-Founder and CEO of Clothing The Gaps (an Aboriginal Social Enterprise) and creative director and producer of the 65,000 years strong video.Credit:Eddie jim


Cheryl and Troy spent 10 years of their 26-year marriage sleeping rough in Melbourne.Credit:Jason South



Scarlett McKahey, Jaida Stephenson, Anna Ryan and Neve van Boxsel from Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen


Victorian Jewish community holds a vigil in solidarity with the people of Israel at the Caulfield Park.Credit:Eddie jim


Voters in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy lining up to vote in The Voice to Parliament referendum.Credit:Chris Hopkins


Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and Gunditjmara woman, Jillian Gallagher AO, before sitting with staff to watch the votes counted in the Voice to Parliament referendum.Credit:Chris Hopkins


Avihai Brodutch’s wife and three children were kidnapped from Kfar. He started the daily vigil pressuring the Israeli government to get the hostages home.Credit:Kate Gergahty


Voice referendum, Senator Lidia Thorpe Votes at Northern School for Autism, Reservoir.Credit:Joe Armao


Electric Vehicle owner Chris Vanderstock has successfully taken the Victorian government to court over the electric vehicle tax. Credit:Chris Hopkins


Rabbi Shachar Butzchak being treated in the Soroka Medical Centre for bullet wounds in his leg after being shot during the Hamas attack in Ofakim, Israel.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Nira illim bulluk man of the Taungurung Nation and Co-Chair of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, Marcus Stewart before sitting with VACCHO staff to watch the votes counted in the Voice to Parliament referendum.Credit:Chris Hopkins


Best new restaurant nominees for Good Food Guide (L-R) Julieanne Blum and Stephannie Liu, chefs at Julie Restaurant, Abbotsford Convent. Credit:Joe Armao



Williamstown Primary School’s oldest surviving students Mary Booth, 93, and Barrie Marr, 92, visiting their former school to meet its current youngest students, Sophie and Vinnie.Credit:Justin McManus


Melbourne city skyline from Merri Creek Reserve, Northcote.Credit:Joe Armao


People look at the posters of Israeli hostages taken by Hamas on October 7 in Tel Aviv, Israel.Credit:Kate Geraghty


Justin Maclean worked at the defunct upmarket Georges Department store in Collins Street when he was a university student and was there on its last day in 1995.Credit:Simon Schluter