Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Nadeem Siddiqui appointed Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health service medical chief

Julieanne Strachan The aboriginal health service in Narrabundah has a new medical chief after a two-year international search.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kaleen's UC High School adds farming and circus acts to its curriculum

Students with the goats at the UC High School Kaleen as part of their agriculture program.

Julieanne Strachan A small school in Kaleen has plans for everything from the flying trapeze to creating a farm so large it will encircle the school.

Unsuitable school fit linked with teen depression, study shows

Julieanne Strachan Research shows dissatisfaction at school is one of the greatest predictors of teenage depression.

Huge demand for childcare as baby boom hits ACT

The record number of baby deliveries around Canberra in 2013 has prompted calls for different funding models for childcare places to look after the new arrivals.

Julieanne Strachan The pitter-patter of tiny feet around Canberra is turning into a dull roar, with 2013 delivering a record number of babies.

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.

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.

18 year old man refused bail


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


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...

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.

Just build it and they will come

Julieanne Strachan A new 2000-seat lyric theatre in Canberra would probably cost $50 million to build, construction heavyweight John Hindmarsh has estimated.

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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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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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.

Petrol prices hit a low

Julieanne Strachan DRIVING a few kilometres can save a Canberra motorist up to 7c a litre in fuel.

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...