Rebecca Judd urges Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus hotspots to enforce lockdown

Rebecca Judd urges Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to enforce lockdown measures in Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus hotspots immediately This comes after Australia recorded 85 new coronavirus cases on Monday – with 75 of them being in Victoria, seven in NSW and three in South Australia Suburbs such as Maidstone, Albanvale, Sunshine West, Hallam and Brunswick West … Read more Rebecca Judd urges Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus hotspots to enforce lockdown

Armed police swoop on suburban home and arrest two men after man found dead 

Murder probe is launched after armed police swoop on suburban home and arrest two men after man found dead Armed police and an air ambulance descended on Brantwood Avenue in Carlisle A man was found dead at 10.50am and police have arrested two men Cumbria Police have launched a murder inquiry and are increasing patrols … Read more Armed police swoop on suburban home and arrest two men after man found dead 

Redback spider battles a venomous brown snake in a suburban backyard

‘Like David and Goliath’: Redback spider battles a lethal brown snake in a suburban backyard in a showdown between two of Australia’s deadliest animals A redback spider has taken an unexpected victory against a baby brown snake A woman in Burton, Adelaide, saw the creatures battling in her yard on Friday She quickly pulled out … Read more Redback spider battles a venomous brown snake in a suburban backyard

Pampas grass that was once linked to suburban wife-swapping makes a return to gardens 

Swinging back into fashion, the plant with a risqué image: Pampas grass that was once linked to suburban wife-swapping makes a return to gardens Florists reporting new demand for pampas grass linked to wife-swapping myth  One wedding prop hire firm reports surge in couples wanting pampas leaves  New generation unconcerned or unaware of plant history … Read more Pampas grass that was once linked to suburban wife-swapping makes a return to gardens 

Out-of-control bushfire heading towards western Sydney could hit the suburban areas TODAY

A massive bushfire in Sydney’s southwestern outskirts is threatening to break containment lines and could reach suburban areas, firefighters have warned. Fire crews have been working around the clock to contain the 264,000-hectare blaze that has been burning through Green Wattle Creek, in the Blue Mountains.  NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said the bushfire … Read more Out-of-control bushfire heading towards western Sydney could hit the suburban areas TODAY