Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Follow your nose to buried treasure

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...

Plan for fence at Ainslie School divides local community

Julieanne Strachan PROPOSALS to erect a fence around one of the ACT's oldest schools are threatening to divide the community of the inner north suburb of Ainslie.

Strong family support

Andrew and James Barr in November 2009 at Andrew and Anthony?s civil partnership.  
  
     
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Julieanne Strachan Openly-gay ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr has revealed he would like to be a father.

Market warming up

auction Watch By Julieanne Strachan A SUNNY first day of spring greeted buyers at auctions around the capital yesterday.

Carillon chimes in with free concert for the family

The National Carillon.

Julieanne Strachan The gentle sounds of bells from the Carillon will help ring in the new year on January 1.

Chorus of citizens to celebrate capital

Canberra singers Glenda Cloughey of Griffith and Johanna McBride of Farrer will be singing in the National Library in one of the 365 musical concerts organised in public places to celebrate the centenary year.

Julieanne Strachan In ancient Greece they were essential: they whispered secrets to audiences, lent advice to heroes and passed judgment on royalty.

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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Mudder nature: having a go

Participants at Phillip Island test their endurance on the Tough Mudder course.

Julieanne Strachan IT HAS been billed as potentially the most difficult obstacle course on the planet, and in September plenty of ACT residents will line up and see if they can make it through the Tough Mudder...

Depression may lead to obesity says expert

JULIEANNE STRACHAN Anti-depressants could be a major unidentified obesity risk, with researchers at the John Curtin School of Medical Research now focused on probing the nature of weight gain and its relationship to...

ANU health checks reveal weighty issues

Julieanne Strachan HOW much do we weigh and is it going to kill us?

Nurse tops the hard yards test

Public servant Daniel Gleeson at the Attorney General's offices in Barton.

Julieanne Strachan THE RACE was on in Canberra this week to find out which profession clocked up the most hard yards during an average day.

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...

Judith Lucy recounts how she unearthed Canberra

Judith Lucy

Julieanne Strachan CANBERRANS are so used to having their city derided as boring, that having an outsider compare the place to New York might raise more than a few eyebrows.

End of financial year boosts market

Julieanne Strachan IT WAS an exciting day of auctions in Grose Street, Deakin, yesterday, with three properties selling under the hammer in quick succession.

Eggcellent choc giant to be won

Julieanne Strachan THE EASTER bunny would need to recruit a draught horse to pull this egg along in time for Sunday, April 8.