Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

ACT not so green when it comes to cars

Honda CR-Z Luxury.

Julieanne Strachan YOU may be able to charge up your electric vehicle here, but very few Canberrans are cracking open their bank accounts to buy hybrid cars, car insurer AAMI has found.

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...

High tea on menu for vintage fashion

Julieanne Strachan MODELS strutted the catwalk yesterday for a vintage style fashion parade with a high tea twist at Westfield Belconnen.

Australian Running Festival

Running festival winners

Sam Crowther, of Wantirna, male winner of the 10km Dash

By Julieanne Strachan Hundreds of athletes from around the country turned out for the start of the Australian Running Festival in Canberra this afternoon.

The ABC of Generation Z

Harrison Mott with Kallyan Heng, Vivian Wei, Selina, Lina Wang

Julieanne Strachan GENERATION Z - the new label has barely been born and already we are being told members of Generation Z are mooching off their parents, which has ignited warnings not to tar this new generation with...

Hitting the ground running

Sam Crowther, of Wantirna, male winner of the 10km Dash

Julieanne Strachan FRACTURES in her fibula may have been painful for Canberra athlete Natasha Cole but none of that showed yesterday, as she shook off injury to win the women's 10-kilometre dash on the first day of the...

RMC cadet faces sex assault charges

7 April 2012, Canberra Times photo by ROHAN THOMSON. 23 year old cadet from RMC Duntroon, Paul Edward Buckley, leaves the ACT Magistrates Court, after being granted bail, facing two charges of sexual intercourse without consent. 


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Julieanne Strachan THE MAN at the centre of sex-assault allegations at Duntroon has been revealed to be 23-year-old Paul Edward Buckley, a second-class officer cadet at the Royal Military College who is half way...

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...

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...

Good intentions gone bad

Julieanne Strachan Hacktivism - sounds like a bad headcold, but it's actually more like a headache for your computer.

Faked goods risk lives

Construction materials

Julieanne Strachan, Stephanie Anderson THOUSANDS of non-compliant, falsely branded building products are flooding into Australia every week, with industry officials deeply concerned about dangerous products that could ''chop you to bits''.

Prices hold Canberra back

The Carillon in Canberra.

Julieanne Strachan CANBERRA has been named Australia's second most livable city for the second year running, but a nationwide survey has found that housing affordability remains a pressing concern for ACT residents.

Switch to tablets just the pill for work

Julieanne Strachan GADGET-SAVVY Australian workers are increasingly taking their tablets and smart phones to work and are reporting it makes them happier and less stressed, but many bosses don't want to allow it, new...

Uni denies job cut plans

Julieanne Strachan UNIVERSITY of Canberra has denied telling staff there would be a strong likelihood of significant retrenchments at the end of 2012 as part of major end-of-year changes, in spite of a tertiary union...

ACT should bank on itself

Julieanne Strachan THE ACT government should consider creating its own bank, potentially using Australia Post outlets as branches, a Canberra academic has said in a submission to the ACT budget.

ACT's rego roundabout

Julieanne Strachan MANY thousands of cash-strapped Canberrans let their car registrations expire last year before paying for the renewal notices and large numbers could only afford to pay for only three months at a...

Water ruins fuel tank

Julieanne Strachan WATER from floods has contaminated an underground diesel fuel storage tank at a Canberra service station, causing headaches for motorists who filled up their vehicles with dodgy fuel.

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.

Weekend's forced closures deal ACT cafes a double blow

Julieanne Strachan CANBERRA eateries that were forced to close on the eve of the long weekend have been dealt a double penalty, the head of a leading business industry group has said.

Stakes are high, hosiery a must, for today's fields of fashion

Julieanne Strachan THE Black Opal Stakes will run today at Thoroughbred Park, offering a total purse of $250,000, with the lucky winner pocketing $150,000.