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Megan Levy

Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

Ballina shark attack victim Matt Lee survives surgery on mauled legs

Megan Levy A bodyboarder who was mauled by a shark off the northern NSW coast has survived emergency surgery on his legs overnight but remains in a serious condition in a Gold Coast hospital, police say.

School pays tribute to Archie Hunt, 13, who died in QVB fall

Archie Hunt, 13, fell to his death inside the Queen Victoria Building on Sunday.

Megan Levy A 13-year-old boy who fell to his death in the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney has been remembered by his school community as a polite, enthusiastic student who was a "delight to have in class".

Archie Hunt's teammates 'devastated' by death after QVB fall

Archie Hunt, 13, fell to his death inside the Queen Victoria Building.

Helen Gregory and Megan Levy Teammates of a teenage boy who fell to his death inside Sydney's Queen Victoria Building are "absolutely devastated" by the tragedy and will wear black armbands in their next rugby match as a mark of...

Ivy dance party closed down after alleged drug overdoses

The Ivy: Police will meet its management this week.

Megan Levy Police say they shut down a dance party at The Ivy nightclub in Sydney's CBD on Sunday night after three people were treated for alleged drug overdoses at the venue.

CCTV captured 13-year-old boy's fatal fall at Sydney's QVB

The 13-year-old boy fell over a railing about 3pm on Sunday.

Megan Levy The tragic moment a 13-year-old boy plunged several storeys to his death inside the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney was captured on security cameras, police say.

Three bodies found on property at Hermidale near Nyngan


Megan Levy Three bodies have been found on a property near Nyngan in central western NSW, police say.

Neighbour finds elderly woman suffering carbon monoxide poisoning in Surry Hills


Megan Levy Firefighters have praised the efforts of a man who checked on his elderly neighbour to find she was suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning from using an outdoor heater inside her...

Khaled Sharrouf's 'clean freak' son was goaded into holding severed head: report

A picture from the Twitter feed of convicted Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf, in Syria with his wife and children

Megan Levy A young Australian boy who was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier was a "clean freak" who did not like to get his clothes dirty, and would have been goaded into the shocking...

Man stole 17-metre boat from Cronulla Marina, spent day at sea, police claim

Sydney International Boat Show 2013 - generic pic. Photo: Paul Rushton /??Sydney International Boat Show

Megan Levy It sounds like the perfect way to spend a sunny winter's day: lounging on the deck of a boat off the coast of Sydney, perhaps enjoying a few drinks in the afternoon sun.

Penrith family suffers carbon monoxide poisoning sleeping around charcoal heater

WA firefighters on alert after whooping cough

Megan Levy A Sydney family has been treated at hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning after they went to sleep around an open charcoal burner in their living room, a situation firefighters described as a...

Man falls 10m onto train tracks while trying to climb from car wreck in Lidcombe


Megan Levy A man has fallen more than 10 metres onto railway tracks after attempting to climb out of a vehicle that had crashed of the road and was left teetering on the edge of a bridge in Sydney's west...

Sydney father wakes to find pet dog mauling newborn baby in bassinet

The pet dog that mauled the baby girl was an Alaskan Malamute such as this one.

Megan Levy A newborn baby is undergoing surgery for serious injuries to her face after she was attacked by her family's pet dog in Sydney's south-west.

Emilio Bonanni still in coma after Darling Harbour attack

Emilio Bonanni (right) suffered critical head injuries in the assault in Darling Harbour on Sunday morning.

Megan Levy A man who suffered a fractured skull when he was punched in the face in Darling Harbour says the 25-year-old is not aggressive and comes from a loving family, his cousin claims.

Newborn baby girl mauled by pet dog

Mooseheads management confirm City Beats police were called to the incident 'as a courtesy'.

Megan Levy A newborn baby has been mauled by the family's pet dog in Sydney's south-west, police say.

Truck crash and fire closes M7 north-bound at Easten Creek


Megan Levy A truck crash and fire on the M7 at Easten Creek has forced the closure of all north-bound lanes, with motorists warned to expect significant delays throughout the morning peak.

Laurie Starling murder: Bikie gang boss charged over death of Summernats judge

The man charged with the murder of Summernats judge Laurie Starling.

Megan Levy The president of the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang's Windsor chapter has been charged with the murder of motoring enthusiast and Summernats judge Laurie Starling last year.

Man dies after being trapped in machinery at Oakhurst work site

Mooseheads management confirm City Beats police were called to the incident 'as a courtesy'.

Megan Levy A man has died after becoming trapped in machinery, believed to be a large drill, at a construction site in Sydney's west.

Brother of Sydney teen Aashna Kumar killed in Cecil Park car crash vows to complete her bucket list

Ravi Kumar, left, with his only sister, Aashna, who was killed in a car crash in Cecil Park.

Megan Levy At the age of 18, Sydney teenager Aashna Kumar had already compiled a pages-long bucket list of places she wanted to visit and feats she wanted to accomplish in her life.

CCTV shows Brendan Vollmost's desperate run before suspected murder

Brendan Vollmost disappeared from his South Windsor home on March 31.

Megan Levy Disturbing footage has emerged of the moment a young Sydney man was chased into the back yard of his home by a gang of men, shortly before police suspect he was bundled into the back of a...

Man charged over $300,000 stamp theft at Sydney post offices

Megan Levy A man has been charged over a string of thefts at post offices across Sydney in which more than $300,000 worth of stamps, as well as mobile phones, cash and sim cards, were stolen.