Photos of what was making news this week in regional Western Australia.
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We’vealso added our favourite video from this week,which you can view below,of ‘Steven Sealberg’ at Meelup beach.

Esperance Anglican Community School students Julie-Ann Ross, Heidi Prall and Sarah Barr make their entrance at the 2014 year 11 and 12 school ball. Photo: Elizabeth Langdale/Esperance Express.

JJ Wallace, Hannah Beckett, Rosie Curtis, Sean Doherty and Lucy Gardiner attend the Esperance Anglican Community School ball. Photo: Elizabeth Langdale/Esperance Express.

An elephant seal, dubbed Steven Sealberg, relaxes on the sand at Meelup Beach. Photo by Jean Baptiste.

Graeme Harrison spent the better part of his 40s and half a million dollars building the trailer and helicopter in this photograph, and now he’s using them to travel around Australia. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

George McQuade of the second 16th Battalion Association with the Gallipoli plaque honouring the 16th Battalion. Mr McQuade will unveil the plaque in Gallipoli the day before this year’s Anzac Day service. Photo: Charli Newton/Mandurah Mail.

Joel Peabody, 18, died when he was flung from the back seat of a car after it lost control on Saturday, February 22 in Esperance. A 14-year-old girl is being treated at Princess Margaret Hospital for critical injuries. Neither were wearing seatbelts at the time. The 17-year-old driver has been charged and will face court in March. Photo: Elizabeth Langdale/Esperance Express.

Tyron Van Derwalt is a picture of concentration, launching his discus at the Little Athletics training session on Thursday, February 20. Photo: Lauren Vardy/Esperance Express.

Travis Ellison, Lilah Tilbrook and Maureen Lasisz are making good use of a new adjustable platform donated to the Collie Pool by Bendigo Bank. Photo: Laura Newey/Collie Mail.

Acting Sergeant Dion Jackson feels safer with the added security in the new and improved Collie Cells. Photo: Laura Newey/Collie Mail.

Esperance residents Daniel Buckley and Josh Nankivell gear up for the World’s Greatest Shave. On March 15, Josh will shave his head in support of a young family member who has been diagnosed with leukaemia. Photo: Lauren Vardy/Esperance Express.

Leslie Langridge with her winning King George whiting in the Busselton Dunsborough Mail Blue Water Classic. Photo: Ben Jasinski/Busselton-Dunsborough Mail.

Christian and Caleb Negus enjoying themselves at the disabled surfers session at Bunker Bay. Photo: Ben Jasinski/Busselton-Dunsborough Mail.

A man was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital after a gas canister exploded at Stockton Lake, injuring four people. Photo: Angela Clutterbuck/Collie Mail.

Bunbury Olympian Lauren Reynolds has thrown her support behind the Choose Respect Rally 4 Respect on March 27. She is pictured with new Bunbury Respect committee member Troy Jones. Photo: Andrew Elstermann/Bunbury Mail.

Some of Bunbury’s well-known celebrities have been in training and will don the boxing gloves to support the Police Legacy Fight Night in a fortnight. Pictures are Bunbury Inspector Kim Hutchinson and Senior sergeant Peter Jenal. Photo: Anne-Maree Leonard/Bunbury Mail.

Clifton Park Primary School students Max Sharp, Katie Clayton and Mackenzie Prosser have strapped on their helmets and pumped up their tyres for their school’s bike week. Photo: Andrew Elstermann/Bunbury Mail.

The 21 members of Mandurah’s AIM Dance Company will hold a fundraising quiz night on March 8 for their trip to the United States Photo: Brianna Johnson/Mandurah Mail.

Fiona Cavaney, Ralph Upton, Nalini Bucher, Robin Oddy and Rolf Bucher preparing to Clean Up the Busselton and Dunsborough area next month. Photo: Jade Jurewicz/Busselton-Dunsborough Mail.

Mandurah has been named Western Australia’s youth unemployment capital. Michaela Anderson has been looking for work for six months. Photo: Charli Newton/Mandurah Mail.

Firefighters brought a bushfire under control on Sunday, February 22 after properties came under threat near Waroona. Photo: Kate Hedley/Mandurah Mail.

Firefighters brought a bushfire under control on Sunday, February 22 after properties came under threat near Waroona. Photo: Kate Hedley/Mandurah Mail.

Margaret River man Wally Douglas is hosting a volunteer straw bale build workshop at the site of his new home on Saturday. Straw bales are set in the walls of the building and act as cheap and highly effective insulation. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

The inaugural Main Street Shuffle is on on March 12; diners will be served three courses at three different restaurants in Margaret River’s main street to raise funds for End Polio Now. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

Augusta school children are gearing up for the Augusta River Festival, which kicks off tomorrow at the foreshore. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

The Rottnest Channel Swim had jet skis on patrol for the first time in it’s nearly 30 year history. The skis were on loan from the Augusta and Margaret River Ski Rescue Groups. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

Ian Mutch, last seen at last week’s Emergence Creative Festival, will be launching an exhibition of his prints in the Sugarman art space on Saturday night. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.

Mandurah will play host to 420 students and teachers from around the world, after a successful bid to host the 2014 International Kids Teaching Kids conference. Photo: Charli Newton/Mandurah Mail.

Scott Dawson and Jack West at the South West Craft Beer Festival in Busselton. Photo: Busselton-Dunsborough Mail.

Graeme Harrison has been using his helicopter to get footage of some of Australia’s most iconic locations; such as Margaret River’s beaches. Photo: Sandy Powell/Augusta-Margaret River Mail.