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‘Nonsensical’: Bayside council considers ban on BBQs, backyard fires – The Age

A Melbourne council’s proposal to ban fire-pits and outdoor ovens has been described as “nonsensical” by some residents.



Churning out pizzas, whole roast chickens, bread and biscuits with regularity, the oven has become a cornerstone of chef Gianluca Bocci’s home cooking.
“How could you possibly take that away from people, especially now when we’re not allowed to be out and about? We only have our backyards,” Mrs Bocci said.
“When we light the wood-fire oven in the summer, we call our neighbour and tell her to bring any clothes in off the line and to close any upstairs windows. Later on, they might come by and g…

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