Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Auction Watch: Cook home fails to sell; Red Hill house goes for $3.4m

Julieanne Strachan It may have been grand final Saturday, but that didn't stop keen home buyers turning out in significant numbers around the ACT.

School leavers chopper in for formals - limos on the outer

Emma Harrison, 17, who attends Merici College is trying dresses on at Enchante Bridal & formal wear for her year 12 formal.

Julieanne Strachan School leavers wanting to impress are treating the year 12 formal as a dress rehearsal for their wedding day.

Plea to end dementia stigma

Tim Wylks with his father, Chris, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2008.

Julieanne Strachan Community attitudes towards dementia need to change so sufferers can lead better lives, Alzheimer's Australia has said.

Calls for royal commission on experimental medical drug

There are calls for a royal commision into the distribution of Pantopaque in Australian hospitals.

Julieanne Strachan Calls are escalating for a royal commission on the distribution of an experimental drug among Australian hospitals during the 1970s that has been linked to crippling disease.

Recycled goods store to star in TV series

Star power: The Green Shed, co-owned by Goran Srejic, is set to feature in a new television series.

Julieanne Strachan IF YOU'VE ever felt as though you've been throwing your money away - you're right. To prove it, a shop that has newly opened in Civic selling recyled goods diverted from the tip, has arranged a...

Heart Foundation urges women to take their bad feelings to heart

Living proof: Shun Young, right, with her daughter Rhiannon. Mrs Young has had a stent put in her heart that has saved her life.

Julieanne Strachan Heart disease is the number one killer of Australian women, but the vast majority remain unaware of their greatest risk factors.

Hundreds attend Kidspot Baby and Kids Market despite the weather

Kylie Sjoberg with her mum Lynne Vanduren at the Baby & Kids Market, EPIC.

Julieanne Strachan Second-hand items prove a popular way for people to cut the costs of kitting out their children.

What's your time worth? Clock show at Weston's Irish Club will tell you

Julieanne Strachan Family heirlooms were dusted off and taken to Weston's Irish Club on Saturday for an Antiques Roadshow-style appraisal of clocks and watches.

What's happening in the arts in Canberra

Julieanne Strachan The National Museum Australia has unveiled an exhibition of new Aboriginal art from the Western Desert.

Capital's high achievers in line for top honours

Julie McKay (Young Australian of the Year 2013 ACT finalist), Dr Jim Peacock (Senior Australian of the Year 2013 ACT finalist), Francis Owusu (Australia's Local Hero ACT finalist) and Dr Tom Calma (Australian of the Year ACT finalist).

Megan Doherty and Julieanne Strachan Former diplomat and human rights and social justice campaigner Dr Tom Calma is the ACT finalist in the Australian of the Year Award, up against other contenders including media figure Ita Buttrose,...

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Voice of the decades back in town

Renee Geyer will play at the Abby on Sunday, July 22.

Julieanne Strachan RENEE Geyer will relish her performance tonight, but not Canberra's cold night.

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$100 a week to feed these hungry mouths

The Bryant Family of Amaroo have taken our $80 per week feed your family challenge . Dinah with her children, L-r Kayla , 4, Dylan 20months and Brady, 5.

Julieanne Strachan FEEDING a family of four for just $80 a week may seem like an urban myth, a long shot or just plain fantasy, but the gauntlet has been laid down by the founder of the Cheapskates Club, Cath...

NGA at a mere 30 years of age houses nation's most valuable collection

AFR ARTS John and Pauline Gandel donate $7 million to National Gallery of Australia ahead of the opening of its new wing next month, which will now include Gandel Hall. Biggest cash donation to the NGA.

Julieanne Strachan When the Queen opened the National Gallery of Australia 30 years ago, few people would have imagined that by now it would have a collection valued at $4.7 billion.

Australian Running Festival

Running festival winners

Sam Crowther, of Wantirna, male winner of the 10km Dash

By Julieanne Strachan Hundreds of athletes from around the country turned out for the start of the Australian Running Festival in Canberra this afternoon.

Hitting the ground running

Julieanne Strachan FRACTURES in her fibula may have been painful for Canberra athlete Natasha Cole but none of that showed yesterday, as she shook off injury to win the women's 10-kilometre dash on the first day of the...

Thieves hammering tradies

Julieanne Strachan CARPENTERS' tools have become a hot target for thieves in the ACT this year, with police fielding reports of 76 of the items being taken from building sites in the past few months, and $35,000 worth...

Caught in credit trap

Julieanne Strachan CASH-STRAPPED ACT seniors are turning to credit cards to pay for medical bills and home repairs and are racking up debts they will never be able to repay, financial experts have warned.