Sydney mum accidentally puts baby SON up for sale as she tries to sell a $50 Christmas tree in Bondi

Mum accidentally puts her SON up for sale as she tries to offload a $50 Christmas tree online and includes a photo of the toddler

  • A mother advertised a Christmas Tree for $50 on a Facebook Marketplace page
  • She included three pictures of the tree and one image of her baby boy sitting
  • People were quick to point out the error and make jokes at the mother’s expense 

A mother has accidentally put her baby son up for sale by including his picture in an online advertisement for a Christmas tree. 

The Sydney mum advertised a 3.5 foot Burlap Christmas Tree for $50 on the Bondi Local Loop Facebook page on Tuesday. 

She included three pictures of the three and bizarrely, one picture of her baby boy. 

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Sydney houses worth over $1m again

A typical house in Sydney is now worth over $1m again, after the property market saw a second consecutive month of price growth in November.

CoreLogic’s November Home Value Index showed Sydney house values have grown 0.9 cent in the past month to $1,000,170.

This was an increase of $6243 from the previous month as values are 1.2 per cent higher than three months ago.

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CoreLogic head of residential research Eliza Owen said the market was bouncing back

after experiencing just over a two per cent decline throughout the pandemic due to growing consumer confidence, fiscal policy and low interest rates.

“The falls we’ve seen are far from the 10 per cent declines many predicted at the start of the pandemic,” she said.

Ms Owen said the property market

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Finder co-founder Fred Schebesta offers jobs to Sydney Grammar students who ‘married’ to hold party

Millionaire tycoon offers two mates a job after they ‘married’ each other so they could throw a big party with 150 guests – and says they can rave at his home

  • Finder website co-founder Fred Schebesta is worth an estimated $193million
  • Like mates who ‘married’ to throw big party, he also went to Sydney Grammar 
  • He is offering them jobs and also the use of his beach penthouse for a big party 
  • Mr Schebesta said elite private schools taught students how to be conformists 
  • But he also said grammar schools drummed in the importance of managing risk 

One of Australia’s richest entrepreneurs is offering jobs and the use of his $4million beach penthouse to two mates who ‘married’ so they could throw a big party.

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Power cut to more than 15,000 homes in Sydney

Power cut to more than 15,000 homes in Sydney as huge grid failure and an exploding transformer bring commuter chaos as traffic lights go dark during peak hour

  • About 1,100 homes in Concord and North Strathfield lost power at about 4.30pm
  • Crews were working to restore energy to western suburbs on Monday evening
  • 14,000 homes in Parramatta, Harris Park, Rosehill and Granville also lost power
  • Electricity was restored to those suburbs about an hour later, at 5.30pm   

Power supplies were cut to traffic lights and thousands of homes in Sydney’s west, causing pandemonium during peak hour. 

About 1,100 homes at Majors Bay Road and Wellbank Street in Concord and North Strathfield lost power at about 4.30pm on Monday.

An Ausgrid spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia employees worked hard to repair

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There’s A Old Shed For Sale In Sydney If You’ve Got A Spare $1.6 Million

For the paltry sum of $1.6 million, you can buy your very own “dilapidated, free-standing brick and corrugated iron warehouse” in inner Sydney. Those are the words of the real estate agent, not mine.

While that might seem like ‘dream home’ kind of money, it turns out some Sydneysiders do in fact dream of snapping up an old shed. It’s set to go to auction next month and, yep, the price guide is $1.6 mill.

“I’ve had builders who want to put two homes on it. I’ve got buyers who want to turn it into their dream home,” Belle Property Glebe agent James Cahill told Domain.

“The price represents good value for the land value alone.”

Each room is flooded with natural light which lights up the rustic finishes on every surface. (Supplied / Belle Property Glebe)

The five-room corrugated iron structure comes equipped with at least three sinks, a

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NSW paid almost as much as commonwealth for land near Western Sydney airport

The New South Wales government paid almost $5m to acquire a two-hectare block of land near the Western Sydney airport, roughly the same rate paid in the federal government’s much-criticised acquisition of the Leppington Triangle.



a sign on a dry grass field: Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP


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The dealings of both the state and federal governments in the area surrounding the proposed airport have attracted significant controversy in recent weeks, following damning revelations aired in both a federal audit and a state anti-corruption hearing.

The audit found the federal infrastructure department’s payment of $30m for a 12.26-hectare block near the airport, known as the Leppington Triangle, was scandalously high, four times higher than the next valuation and 22 times higher than the rate the NSW government paid for its portion of the land.



a sign on a dry grass field: File photo of land near Western Sydney airport. NSW paid $4.7m for a two-hectare block, which is $2.35m per hectare, roughly the same rate paid for the Leppington Triangle.


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File photo of land near Western Sydney airport. NSW paid $4.7m for a two-hectare block, which is

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Treasury boss ‘surprised and concerned’ by $30m Western Sydney airport land sale

Steven Kennedy, the former secretary of the infrastructure department, has conceded the controversial land sale at Leppington Triangle related to the second Sydney airport is “now reflecting poorly on all of us, and we need to get to the bottom of it”.



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Kennedy, now the head of the Treasury department, faced questions at a Senate estimates hearing on Monday about his knowledge of the land purchase after the Australian National Audit Office excoriated commonwealth officials for paying $30m for land later valued at $3m.

Kennedy said on Monday he was “surprised and concerned” by the findings in the ANAO report, including the criticisms of the department’s processes during his tenure as departmental head. “Frankly, no one would be pleased as a public servant and I’m very disappointed.”

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$30m Western Sydney airport land deal ‘looks like’ a cover-up, says infrastructure chief

The head of Australia’s infrastructure department has agreed that it looks as though officials attempted to cover up an inflated valuation for a controversial land sale connected to the second Sydney airport – and insists that he’s embarked on a clean-up exercise.



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Simon Atkinson, the secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, faced hours of questions on Monday before Senate estimates about a decision by officials to spend $30m on a parcel of land near the Western Sydney airport worth just $3m – an acquisition that has been excoriated by the Australian National Audit Office.



a man wearing a suit and tie: Infrastructure department secretary Simon Atkinson at Senate estimates on Monday, where he faced hours of questions about a $30m land sale connected to the Western Sydney airport.


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Infrastructure department secretary Simon Atkinson at Senate estimates on Monday, where he faced hours of questions about a $30m land sale connected to the Western Sydney airport.

The controversy stems from a decision in 2018 when officials

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