Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Moe Westmoreland dominates Canberra Highland Gathering and Scottish Fair at Kambah

Strongman: Moe Westmoreland dominates the Stones of Manhood event at the Canberra Highland Gathering & Scottish Fair in Kambah.

Julieanne Strachan Lifting five boulders ranging in weight from 100 kilograms to 165 kilograms and sprinting the 25 metres between them in just 21 seconds, won an Australian strongman the Stones of Manhood competition...

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

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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.

Drink driver caught for seventh time

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Julieanne Strachan A serial drink driver was caught for the seventh time on Saturday morning after police said he nearly hit a parked car.

Victims dying for action on arachnoiditis

Adhesive Arachnoiditis sufferer John Goff.

Julieanne Strachan Sufferers of the crippling adhesive arachnoiditis disease who have been waiting more than a year to hear the Commonwealth's response to a health committee report can be assured they will get an...

Deadly disease was no barrier to marriage in the mountains

Martin and Sandra Fisk went ahead with their marriage in the mountains on May 3.

Julieanne Strachan Nothing, not even the effects of a life-threatening illness, could prevent the Fisks from having their dream wedding.

Armed robbery at Wanniassa

Knife on a stick: Police have issued this CCTV image of a man allegedly robbing a service station.

Julieanne Strachan Police are searching for a male who robbed a service station at knife point.

Trams make a comeback around Australia

Early morning commuting in Sydney.

Julieanne Strachan Light rail is becoming more popular around Australia, with both Sydney and Western Australia planning to put in new networks.

Male primary school teachers can make a difference for boys

Julieanne Strachan MALE teachers are important in children's lives and sometimes make the difference in getting through to boys about behavioural problems.

Canberra's royal fans await Duke and Duchess' Easter Sunday touchdown

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

Julieanne Strachan The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to touch down in Canberra, and here's the best place to see them.

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Time to heal

Marg Green looking forward to the apology to the people affected by former forced adoption practices by the ACT Government.

Julieanne Strachan WHEN Marg Green, of Monash, was taken from her birth mother when she was five weeks old, it fell to other young women at the girls' home to tell the new mother ''hurry your baby is going!''

CPS banks on app consumer interest

Julieanne Strachan AUSTRALIANS are increasingly using their mobile phones to do their banking, with Community CPS Credit Union reporting nearly 20 per cent of transactions in June were via smartphone devices.

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Tatt's entertainment

Julieanne Strachan HE MAY be about to take a tilt at politics, but that isn't stopping Angry Anderson from bringing Rose Tattoo to Canberra as the headline act for Summernats 2013.

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Young mums go for it

Julieanne Strachan AS A 16-YEAR-OLD with a new baby to take care of, Claudia Lopez felt overwhelmed but she knew one thing for certain: she wanted to get a good education so she could provide for her daughter.

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.

Glass captures sea, land and sky

A detail from the work by Evin Gordon, Sands, in the exhibition 'Occidental' at the Canberra Glassworks.

Julieanne Strachan AUSTRALIA'S stark beauty, ranging from the rough surfaces of coral shells to the vibrancy of the night sky, has been translated into glass art for a Canberra exhibition.

Drac takes laughter for a spin

Teagan Ricketts plays the Queen of the Night in 'The Dracula Rock Show' at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre.


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Julieanne Strachan Teenaged vampires are back, but this time they are neither brooding nor full of angst.

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.

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...