Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Open Gardens this weekend: Canberra Grammar School opens gates to public

Julieanne Strachan Head groundsman Greg Brearley will share his gardening tips for nurturing the school's sprawling grounds.

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

Chris Wilson

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.

Goulburn dangles childcare carrot in advertising campaign to lure Canberrans to the municipality

Laura Canty, left, with son Campbell, and Debbie Sibbick, third from left, with children Courtney and Benjamin Flack, are a few of the many Goulburn residents who travel to Canberra and Queanbeyan daily.

Julieanne Strachan Goulburn is trying to tempt Canberrans to up stumps and move to NSW with an advertising campaign hitting the ACT where it hurts – in the childcare shortage.

Bail refused for Canberra man on drug importation charge


Julieanne Strachan A Canberra hotel became the unwitting venue for a shipment of drugs last week.

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...

Walk vital part of journey with cancer

Julieanne Strachan Team Boyes of Jerrabomberra will be decked out in vibrantly coloured costumes next weekend to take its place on the starting line of the Mother's Day Classic.

Black Mountain School students plan special tie with royal visitors

Julieanne Strachan Students at the Black Mountain School are poised to enhance the royal look when the Duke and Duchess come to Canberra.

Small package the perfect Christmas gift

The Canberra Hospital's first Christmas baby, born at 1.55 am to proud parents, Rhys Bingley, 28 and Jane Waller, 22, of West Queanbeyan.

Julieanne Strachan He may have been only a few hours old, but this little boy had already made it onto Santa's list early on Christmas morning.

Tributes for violinist killed in motorcycle accident

Sorely missed ... Lorna Cumming, pictured in 2005.

Julieanne Strachan The Australian Chamber Orchestra is in mourning for the loss of one of its longest-serving musicians, Lorna Cumming.

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We can't compete with theatre crowd

Swan Lake Australian Ballet 2012 Amber Scott in Swan Lake.

Julieanne Strachan Canberra is missing out on national shows because it lacks a modern theatre, Australian Ballet's artistic director says.

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Our ethnic humour laid bare

Joe Avati is coming to Canberra for the Comicus Erectus tour.



Julieanne Strachan AUSTRALIAN comic Joe Avati isn't married yet - he's been too busy concreting the yard.

Follow your nose to buried treasure

Ruffles Estate owner Sherry McArdle-English has truffle dog Snuffle confirm the presence of a truffle during a truffle hunt as part of the Canberra and Capital Region  Truffle Festival.

Julieanne Strachan ''SNUFFLE'' the truffle dog led foodies through picturesque paddocks at Mount Majura last week on a hunt for rare French black truffles on Ruffles Estate, giving people the chance to get their hands...

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Qbn mayoral fight heats up

Julieanne Strachan MONEY and the way the council spends it is shaping up as the big item at the top of the agenda for voters in this year's Queanbeyan City Council mayoral election, where the incumbent Tim Overall will...

Treasures of the past helping a worthy charity of today

Anthony Hill from Yarralumla chatting with Peter Davidson from the Frivolities Antique, Jewellery and Small Collectables stall at the ACT Antiques and Collectables Fair at Albert Hall.

Julieanne Strachan FROM the tiniest thimble to majestic furniture, all manner of treasures from the past have been shined up and put on display in Canberra for Rotary's Springtime Antiques and Collectables Fair.

Keeping it brief and to the cinematic point

Local film makers and Canberra Short Film Festival finalists, (back) Megan Watson, Kris Kerehona, (front) Marisa Martin and Dallas Bland.

Julieanne Strachan A story about a homicidal teddy bear with extreme jealousy issues will be among the creative offerings to lead the Canberra Short Film Festival when it opens tomorrow.

Vienna Boys Choir in town for a flower song

Julieanne Strachan THE world renowned Vienna Boys Choir will perform a concert at Llewellyn Hall today in a once-only Canberra performance during their current tour of Australia.

World's tallest cakestand at high tea

Fiona Kirk of Gordon has organised a huge high tea with a vintage theme, for Canberra to raise money for habitat humanity.

Julieanne Strachan HIGH tea is expected to reach new heights today, when Canberra resident Fiona Kirk unveils what she hopes will be the world’s tallest cake stand.

Good buy on quiet day

auction Watch By Julieanne Strachan THIS three-bedroom home in Carnegie Crescent, Narrabundah attracted spirited bidding at auction yesterday.

Our tsunami action station

JULIEANNE STRACHAN IT LOOKS like the control room for a rocket launch in a Hollywood film – banks of computer monitors line up across the desks and massive screens line the wall showing beacons, maps, clocks and...

Our tsunami action station

Reuters pic of Japan Tsunami.

By JULIEANNE STRACHAN It looks like the control room for a rocket launch in a Hollywood film – banks of computer monitors line up across the desks and massive screens line the wall showing beacons, maps, clocks and...