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Jodi Gordon says she’s ‘so happy’ to be returning to Neighbours to farewell her character Elly

Jodi Gordon says she’s ‘so happy’ about returning to Neighbours to farewell her character Elly – amid AVO drama with banker boyfriend Sebastian Blackler

Jodi Gordon has expressed her excitement as she prepares to return to Neighbours for the show’s final episode.

The actress, 37, told the Herald Sun, she’s ‘so happy’ to be reviving her character Elly for the show’s last episode ever, which will air on August 1 2022.

‘Elly has always held a special place in my heart and I am so happy that everyone including myself will get a proper send off for her and the show,’ she said.

‘I am so happy’: Jodi Gordon has said she’s ‘so happy’ to be returning to Neighbours to farewell her character Elly

‘It’s been a large part of my life and I have loved working with all of the cast and crew and wish everyone lots of success and happiness after Neighbours.’

It comes after Jodi  and her investment banker boyfriend Sebastian Blackler recently settled their Apprehended Violence Orders against one another in court after she allegedly hit him with a wine bottle while drunk on a Sunday morning.

The actress did not appear at Windsor Local Court for the hearing finalising the orders last month, nor did 31-year-old Sebastian.

'Elly has always held a special place in my heart and I am so happy that everyone including myself will get a proper send off for her and the show,' she said

‘Elly has always held a special place in my heart and I am so happy that everyone including myself will get a proper send off for her and the show,’ she said

But his lawyer Michael Bowe has exclusively revealed to Daily Mail Australia that the tumultuous romance between his client and the 37-year-old Logie award-winner is finally over.

By the consent of both Ms Gordon and Mr Blackler’s lawyers, Magistrate Leanne Robinson ordered that the couple obey two condition for a period of two years.

The conditions are that the two do not approach or contact each other unless through a lawyer, and that they do not assault, threaten, harass or interfere with each other.

This is the second AVO taken out against Mr Blackler after police were called to an altercation between the two, and court documents allege attending police found Ms Gordon ‘well affected by intoxicating liquor’.

Court: It comes after Jodi and her investment banker boyfriend Sebastian Blackler recently settled their Apprehended Violence Orders against one another in court after she allegedly hit him with a wine bottle while drunk on a Sunday morning

Court: It comes after Jodi and her investment banker boyfriend Sebastian Blackler recently settled their Apprehended Violence Orders against one another in court after she allegedly hit him with a wine bottle while drunk on a Sunday morning

Documents tendered to the court also allege that police ‘fear domestic assaults are occurring between the parties with Gordon’s consumption of intoxicating liquor exacerbating the violence’.

The AVOS against Ms Gordon and Mr Blackler, a Sydney wealth management firm portfolio manager, relate to an alleged altercation between the pair on April 3 in far north-western Sydney.

Daily Mail Australia understands the couple would regularly travel out of town – on this weekend, 80km from Ms Gordon’s Double Bay apartment – to escape the cameras of the paparazzi.

Over: Sebastian's lawyer Michael Bowe has exclusively revealed to Daily Mail Australia that the tumultuous romance between his client and the 37-year-old Logie award-winner is finally over

Over: Sebastian’s lawyer Michael Bowe has exclusively revealed to Daily Mail Australia that the tumultuous romance between his client and the 37-year-old Logie award-winner is finally over

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