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Actress Sibylla Budd, and her husband, film-maker Peter Carstairs, welcomed their son Freddy ten months ago; Freddy has a big brother named Albie. Sibylla is best known from her role on drama series The Secret Life of Us. Peter is the director of September, which won at Tropfest in 2006. Peter is a finalist in the Crash the Super Bowl competition, which gives film-makers the chance to create commercials to be played during the Super Bowl; he beat more than 4000 entries, and is the only top-three entrant from outside the United States. Freddy features in the commercial – sort of. An ultrasound shown in the commercial is an animated version of Freddy’s ultrasound from before he was born.

Designer Alisa Fraser and her husband welcomed their son Dash Edward on January 18, a brother for Nate, aged 4. Alisa and her twin sister Lysandra won The Block: Sky High in 2013, and returned in 2014 for The Block: Fans vs Faves. Since then the sisters, former police officers, have started their own interior design service.

Leichardt mayor Darcy Byrne, and his wife Raelene, welcomed their daughter Cara Sophia on January 19, a sister for Sinead [sisters pictured with RPA nurse]. Cara arrived so speedily that Darcy had to deliver the baby at home before ambulance officers arrived. Darcy is a member of the Australian Labor Party (insert joke here).