Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Shadow of fee hikes hovers over universities' open days

Julieanne Strachan Union questions how many of university open day attendees will sign up for enrollment given proposed changes to course fees.

Photographer Tom Williams to open first solo exhibition

Dennis Church,  'Rochester,  New York 2011’ from the series Americolor (2013) can be seen at a Photography Room exhibition this month..

Julieanne Strachan Photographer's first solo collection includes a finalist in this year's Head-On Portraiture Prize.

Community groups, developers at loggerheads over housing

Mike Hettinger

Julieanne Strachan A spat between community groups and property developers is heating up, with each side suggesting the other is stuck in their ways.

Old prisoners on the double

Older inmates may be more likely to have complex health problems.

Julieanne Strachan Australia's prison population is rapidly ageing, with the nation's jails now holding more than twice the number of old-age inmates than nine years ago.

Life after prison for David Eastman

The Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Julieanne Strachan David Eastman's habit of keeping up with the news while in jail and his high level of education should help him readjust to life in the community, prisoner advocates have said.

Circus swings into town for Canberrang

Hannah Nelthorpe.

Julieanne Strachan Lions and tigers linked hands to dance around Garema Place, Civic, on Saturday as part of Canberra's annual swing dance festival.

Little bundles of care donated for tiny babies

Grace Slater (left) and Faye Tripovich pack a car trailer full of birthing kits.

Julieanne Strachan They are basic and small, but some 3000 little bundles wrapped up by Canberrans on Saturday, July 26 are destined to help ease new lives into the world in developing nations.

Canberra floral tributes and memorial services for plane victims

A flower tribute at the entrance to the Netherlands embassy in Canberra.

Julieanne Strachan Teddy bears for lost children were left outside the front gate of the Netherlands Embassy in Canberra on Saturday as a silent tribute to victims of the MH17 air disaster.

Bail granted in armed robbery case

Julieanne Strachan Bail has been granted to a woman accused of holding up a Braddon service station with a knife and then making her getaway on a mountain bike.

Bail for woman accused for holding up Braddon service station

Court

Julieanne Strachan Bail has been granted to a woman accused of holding up a Braddon service station with a knife and then making her getaway on a mountain bike.

New computer shop selling retro toys brings in '80s babies

Civic Computers store manager Nat Jones (right) and technician Mathew Nicol.

Julieanne Strachan ARCADE and video games from the early 1980s are being revived in a trend that is turning old toys into hot property.

Inmates need to learn and earn

Canberra's criminals are sitting around idle instead of learning trade apprenticeships.

Julieanne Strachan CRIMINALS should do trade apprenticeships inside Canberra's jail to give the community greater protection from repeat offending when inmates are released, victims rights activists have said

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...

18 year old man refused bail

court

Julieanne Strachan An 18 year-old man has been refused bail after allegedly fleeing from police in a station wagon bearing stolen number plates.

Parking spot trade to heat up as $11 daily fee looms

Carpark

Julieanne Strachan THE lucrative trade of buying individual car parking spaces in tightly held city centres, long practised by Melbourne and Sydney real estate investors, is tipped to become a burgeoning market in...

Braddon customer parking relief on the way

Antics Hair salon manager, Cindy Bryan, says parking in Braddon needs improvement.

Julieanne Strachan Retailers in Braddon's trendy Lonsdale Street may be in for some relief from parking woes soon.

A cheapskate's guide to ACT parking

A cheapskate's guide to parking.

Julieanne Strachan, Matthew Raggatt If you really don't want to part with $11 a day to park in the parliamentary triangle, here's how to get a better deal.

Car park developers eye potential profits as public servants forced to pay

Parking in the Parliamentary Triangle.

Julieanne Strachan Car Park developers are expected to look at Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle with fresh eyes after July 1.

Gun found at Florey home

Police

Julieanne Strachan A Canberra man who was on parole has been sent back into custody this morning, for allegedly possessing a rifle and two boxes of ammunition at his Florey home.

Socceroos vs Chile: fans wait on a knife's edge

Jess Thompson, of Forrest, prays for a miracle.

Julieanne Strachan AS AUSTRALIA sat one goal down, looking like it could still claw its way to victory against Chile, scores of fans inside the Civic Pub, Braddon drew a collective intake of breath and waited.