Comedian and radio host Anthony “Lehmo” Lehmann and his wife Kelly welcomed their first child on July 26 and named their son Laddie Buster [pictured]. Lehmo has been a stand up comedian since the 1990s, and appeared in TV sketch shows in both Australia and the UK. He currently does breakfast radio on Gold 104.3, stars in comedy series Utopia, and makes appearances on The Project and Have You Been Paying Attention? Kelly (nee Kearney) is a television producer.
News presenter Talitha Cummins and her husband Ben Lucas welcomed their first child on August 1 and named their son Oliver Paul. Talitha is the news presenter on Weekend Sunrise and also reads the news on Triple M radio. Ben is a personal trainer.
Actor Gyton Grantley and his wife Alexandra Ortuso welcomed their first child on August 10 and named their son Rocco James, to be known as “Rocky“. Well known from television, Gyton shot to fame in crime drama series Underbelly and is currently one of the stars of popular comedy series House Husbands; he has also been in several film, including Beneath Hill 60, Balibo, and Danny Deckchair. Alex is a schoolteacher.
Connie Mitchell and her husband Angus McDonald, otherwise known as dance music duo Sneaky Sound System, welcomed their first child on August 23 and named their son Iggy Ajax. Iggy’s middle name is in honour of the couple’s friend DJ Ajax (Adrian Thomas) who was killed in an accident in 2013. Sneaky Sound System formed in the 2000s, and Connie has been a mentor on The Voice. They are currently on tour in Europe, but came home to have Iggy.
Fashion writer Kate Waterhouse and her husband, former NRL star Luke Ricketson, welcomed their second child on August 8 and named their daughter Grace Gabriel, sister to Sophia, aged 2; Sophia’s birth was featured on the blog. Grace’s middle name is in honour of her grandmother, race horse trainer and businesswoman Gai Waterhouse, whose full name is Gabriel.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy welcomed their third grandchild on August 26 when their daughter Daisy Turnbull-Brown and her husband Captain Andrew Brown had a daughter named Alice Lucinda, a sister for Jack, aged 3; Jack’s birth was featured on the blog. Alice’s middle name is in honour of her grandmother, whose full name is Lucinda.