The new director of the funeral agency found the bag full of rotting human bones and immediately raised the alarm.
A 33-year-old has been arrested after a taxi driver was allegedly threatened with a firearm in Sydney's west.
The pair walked through bushland in the middle of the night to the prison's perimeter, where they attempted to fly the contraband to an inmate.
Michael Rogers has been spared time behind bars but under strict conditions including that he cannot set foot in the Melbourne CBD.
Remains of at least 71 people have been recovered so far in and around Paradise, which was home to nearly 27,000 residents before the town was largely incinerated by the deadly Camp Fire.
'You could hear the hissing from across the paddock. You could hear each thud as they slammed each other to the ground,' the snake catcher said.
The magazine's farewell post on Saturday said that while it was a secular publication, its publishers were Christians who had "no agenda but to love".