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AAP Photo of the Month

Our monthly pick for the most impactful images in news media from AAP.

In news media, photos have the power to capture the zeitgeist, to communicate the emotional energy of a story.

Each month we take a look at some of the most impactful images from AAP.

January 2019: Australian Open

Julia Goerges of Germany in action against Danielle Collins of the United States during day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Monday, January 14, 2019. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)

December 2018: Paris protests

A protestor waves the French tricolor flag during anti-government demonstrations in Paris, France, December 08, 2018. The withdrawal of French President Emmanuel Macron from implementing the Polluting Fuels tax, had very little to no effect on calming the tense situation in France as mass violent demonstrations continue to take place through several flashpoints across the country. In the French capital, members of the ‘Yellow Vests’ movement along side high school students (protesting the education reform) and other citizens took to the streets.


November 2018: Melbourne violence

Customers drink coffee inside Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar as it re-opens to the public in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, November 13, 2018. (AAP Image/Daniel Pockett)


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