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The photos of the week from The Age on March 29, 2024, showcase a variety of events and people in Melbourne and beyond. The collection includes images of Kelly Slater competing at the WSL Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach, Cirque du Soleil performer Sarah Togni rehearsing for Luzia, and children playing coits in traditional 1800s outfits at Yan Yean Reservoir. Other photos feature members of the South Sudanese community in Australia speaking out against new laws, Ferrari drivers celebrating after the Grand Prix of Australia, and Geelong resident Johanne Martens and her son Leon, highlighting the surge in populations in some regional centres.

Additionally, the photos capture moments such as the packing down of the State Theatre following The Australian Ballet’s production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp’s empty outbox, and Emma Colindres, a Christian who was abused for her faith by a previous partner. There are also images of key figures such as the chief medical officer and chief executive of Doherty Clinical Trials, Premier Jacinta Allan at the completed level crossing removal project in Ringwood, and Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin. Other photos show individuals facing challenges, such as Steve Kemp’s serious concussion during a soccer game and Khannah Grace’s battle with a cancerous tumor near her spine.

Businesses in Dandenong South are represented in photos calling for the abandonment of the level crossing removal project in their industrial estate. Meanwhile, Petra Brooks notices a decline in fish sales on Fridays. A heartwarming image shows Bree Turner with her children, while EPA investigators inspect a freshly dumped cluster of baled tires in Truganina. The diverse range of images captures the highs and lows of life in Melbourne and showcases the resilience and diversity of its residents. Overall, the photos offer a glimpse into the daily lives, struggles, and triumphs of individuals and communities in the city and surrounding areas.

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