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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.

Detainee hurt in freedom-bid fall

Megan Levy A detainee who attempted to break out of an immigration detention centre in Melbourne's north-west this morning is believed to have broken his arm when he fell while scaling a fence.

Protesters push for change on detention rules

Megan Levy Scores of protesters have gathered outside the Maribyrnong Detention Centre in Melbourne's north-west this afternoon as part of a nation-wide rally against the treatment of asylum seekers.

They're here: locusts descend on Melbourne

Locust

Megan Levy Swarms of locusts have been reported on the outskirts of Melbourne this morning as an estimated billions of the insects take to the air before a forecast midweek cool change.

Wild weather to hit Melbourne

Still from Weatherzone radar this morning

Megan Levy Melburnians have been warned to brace for wild conditions after dark as torrential rain, fierce wind blasts through state.