MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 01: Cardinal George Pell leaves at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on May 1, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Cardinal Pell was charged on summons by Victoria Police on 29 June 2017 over multiple allegations of sexual assault. Cardinal Pell is Australia's highest ranking Catholic and the third most senior Catholic at the Vatican, where he was responsible for the church's finances. Cardinal Pell has leave from his Vatican position while he defends the charges. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
From Ash Barty’s victories on the tennis courts to George Pell’s fall from grace, 2019 has been full of memorable events. We’ve experienced triumphant sporting achievements, environmentally destructive bushfires, floods and droughts and historic moments such as the final climb of Uluru.
Here is our pick of some of 2019’s most pivotal pictures thanks to Getty Images.
Do you remember these momentous events? If so, where were you, what were you doing and which picture do you like the most? Let us know in the comments section below!