Photographer's choice: Jim Aldersey

South African Boar goats on Martin Saul's farm. Picture: Jim Aldersey
South African Boar goats on Martin Saul's farm. Picture: Jim Aldersey
LaTrobe Visual Art Centre managing curator Paul Northam. Picture: Jim Aldersey

LaTrobe Visual Art Centre managing curator Paul Northam. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Rochester farmer Geoff Elliott checks out his wheat crop. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Rochester farmer Geoff Elliott checks out his wheat crop. Picture: Jim Aldersey

A dog called Dog at Dunolly. Picture: Jim Aldersey

A dog called Dog at Dunolly. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Daphne Reyes at Lake Weeroona for Australia Day. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Daphne Reyes at Lake Weeroona for Australia Day. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bill Henson with some of his works in the Bendigo Art Gallery. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bill Henson with some of his works in the Bendigo Art Gallery. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Australian Navy Cadets raise the flag at Australia Day celebrations at Lake Weeroona. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Australian Navy Cadets raise the flag at Australia Day celebrations at Lake Weeroona. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jack Christie skiing at Bridgewater. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jack Christie skiing at Bridgewater. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Aiden Jury takes his dog Ruby for a walk. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Aiden Jury takes his dog Ruby for a walk. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Twenty20 final action between Strathdale and Kangaroo Flat. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Twenty20 final action between Strathdale and Kangaroo Flat. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Cory Arnett took part in the Go Karting State Titles at Marong Raceway. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Cory Arnett took part in the Go Karting State Titles at Marong Raceway. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Australian Zoe Hives playing in the Junior Fed Cup at the Bendigo Tennis Centre. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Australian Zoe Hives playing in the Junior Fed Cup at the Bendigo Tennis Centre. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Manangatang residents Lee-Anne, Elise (4-months), Peter and Luke Thompson beat the traffic and flew in for the final day of the 2012 Elmore Field Days. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Manangatang residents Lee-Anne, Elise (4-months), Peter and Luke Thompson beat the traffic and flew in for the final day of the 2012 Elmore Field Days. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Aussie Boyd turned 12 on the 12th of December, 2012. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Aussie Boyd turned 12 on the 12th of December, 2012. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Brothers Josh Kerr and Jarred Boland in their family-owned business Anchors Away Tattoo Parlour. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Brothers Josh Kerr and Jarred Boland in their family-owned business Anchors Away Tattoo Parlour. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo Citizen of the Year Robert Cook and Young Citizen of the Year Patrick Clarke. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo Citizen of the Year Robert Cook and Young Citizen of the Year Patrick Clarke. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Patrick Walsh. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Patrick Walsh. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Buddy" relaxs in the main street of Dunolly. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Buddy" relaxs in the main street of Dunolly. Picture: Jim Aldersey

A ruptured gas main in Kangaroo Flat catches fire. Picture: Jim Aldersey

A ruptured gas main in Kangaroo Flat catches fire. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Members of the Forever Young choir Jessica Jones, Briana Hurley-Shaw, Kathleen Tumney and Paddy Pratt. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Members of the Forever Young choir Jessica Jones, Briana Hurley-Shaw, Kathleen Tumney and Paddy Pratt. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Maya Lane-U'Ren, Emma Webb, Nicole Ford and Mia Killick were all selected in the state under-13 team to play at a national carnival. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Maya Lane-U'Ren, Emma Webb, Nicole Ford and Mia Killick were all selected in the state under-13 team to play at a national carnival. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jeune Baby Jeune falls during a race meet at the Bendigo Jockey Club. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jeune Baby Jeune falls during a race meet at the Bendigo Jockey Club. Picture: Jim Aldersey

The Commercial Hotel in Mitiamo. Picture: Jim Aldersey

The Commercial Hotel in Mitiamo. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bonny Schilling, Sophie Meadows, Megan Harrison, Taylah Kurzke, Glenys Nancarrow, Robyn Hutchinson, Kay Dejong and Jacqui Gleeson took part in the Bendigo Fashion Festival's 'Moving Models' event. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bonny Schilling, Sophie Meadows, Megan Harrison, Taylah Kurzke, Glenys Nancarrow, Robyn Hutchinson, Kay Dejong and Jacqui Gleeson took part in the Bendigo Fashion Festival's 'Moving Models' event. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Sam Bowman and Ash Raeburn from Bowman Wines. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Sam Bowman and Ash Raeburn from Bowman Wines. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jaimee Lee Tobin prepares for the Ag Art section of the Elmore Field Days. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jaimee Lee Tobin prepares for the Ag Art section of the Elmore Field Days. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Pioneers player Christian Burgess. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Pioneers player Christian Burgess. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Action between Bendigo Pioneers and North Ballarat. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Action between Bendigo Pioneers and North Ballarat. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Picture: Jim Aldersey

Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lauren Mitchell holds a home-grown tomato in the shape of a love heart. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lauren Mitchell holds a home-grown tomato in the shape of a love heart. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo tennis player Eliza Long. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo tennis player Eliza Long. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lucas Herbert nails a putt at Neangar Park. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lucas Herbert nails a putt at Neangar Park. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo Art Gallery acting director Leanne Fitzgibbon and chairman of the Bendigo Art Gallery foundation Ian Mansbridge with works donated to the gallery. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Bendigo Art Gallery acting director Leanne Fitzgibbon and chairman of the Bendigo Art Gallery foundation Ian Mansbridge with works donated to the gallery. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ron Derrick with his 1959 Humber Super Snipe. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ron Derrick with his 1959 Humber Super Snipe. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jonathon Brown bench presses Myles Livingstone during the AFL Legends Footy Clinic. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Jonathon Brown bench presses Myles Livingstone during the AFL Legends Footy Clinic. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Amie Sacrez with some of his art hanging in the Capital. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Amie Sacrez with some of his art hanging in the Capital. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ian Ross. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Ian Ross. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lockington-Bamawm United celebrate their victory over North Bendigo in the 2012 HDFL grand final. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Lockington-Bamawm United celebrate their victory over North Bendigo in the 2012 HDFL grand final. Picture: Jim Aldersey

James Robinson poses for his Under The Hood profile. Picture: Jim Aldersey

James Robinson poses for his Under The Hood profile. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Balloons are released at the launch of author Katrina Nannestad's book Red Dirty Diary. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Balloons are released at the launch of author Katrina Nannestad's book Red Dirty Diary. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Family and friends release balloons in memory of Michelle King. Picture: Jim Aldersey

Family and friends release balloons in memory of Michelle King. Picture: Jim Aldersey

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