'Poo-nami' stink: Single mother loses everything after sewage floods home

Layton Holley
February 28 2024 - 5:47pm
Tara McDonald's Lavington home and all its contents has been destroyed after a tsunami of sewage swamped the house on Sunday morning. Her insurance will only cover $38,000 worth of content damage, but the damage is worth over $100,000 - Tara McDonald with her daughters May, 5, and Leerah, 4. Picture by Mark Jesser
Tara McDonald's Lavington home and all its contents has been destroyed after a tsunami of sewage swamped the house on Sunday morning. Her insurance will only cover $38,000 worth of content damage, but the damage is worth over $100,000 - Tara McDonald with her daughters May, 5, and Leerah, 4. Picture by Mark Jesser

A single mother from Lavington has had her home destroyed and her belongings ruined after a "tidal wave" of sewage swamped her property up to her ankles.

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Layton Holley

Layton Holley

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Layton is a journalist at The Border Mail. He is interested in profiles, features, and hard news. If you have a story please reach out to him at layton.holley@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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