Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Socceroos vs Chile: fans wait on a knife's edge

Jess Thompson, of Forrest, prays for a miracle.

Julieanne Strachan AS AUSTRALIA sat one goal down, looking like it could still claw its way to victory against Chile, scores of fans inside the Civic Pub, Braddon drew a collective intake of breath and waited.

Calls for judicial inquiry after drug's chequered past revealed

Joern Hagemann who suffers from adhesive arachnoiditis a result of an injection of dye into his back in 1978 at the Canberra Hospital.

Julieanne Strachan A drug that caused crippling disabilities and was linked to at least a handful of deaths in 1978 was not approved to be used.

SA's new appeal laws may spread around country


Julieanne Strachan South Australia introduced historic reforms last year for prisoners who wanted to appeal their convictions.

GPs fear $7 co-payment will reduce nursing home visits

Chairman of the Australian Medical Association's Council of General Practice Dr Brian Morton.

Julieanne Strachan Doctors warn visits by GPs to nursing homes could be threatened by the $7 co-payment.

Best flock to the Royal Canberra National Poultry Show

Chickens at the Royal Canberra National Poultry Show.

Julieanne Strachan From covered in feathers to seemingly covered in fluff, the varied and sometimes surprising-looking members of the poultry world flocked to EPIC yesterday with the aim of being judged best in show.

Bail denied on firearms charges


Julieanne Strachan SEMI-AUTOMATIC pistols and boxes of ammunition were found by police executing a search warrant on a house in Duffy on Friday, the same day the occupant was in court on a drink-driving charge. 

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.

David Eastman inquiry result spurs call for royal commission into forensic procedures

Police seek clues in the Winchester case among the rubbish at the Mugga lane tip following the 1989 murder of Colin Winchester

Julieanne Strachan Justice advocates say a royal commission should be held into Australian forensic procedures following the inquiry into David Eastman's conviction. 

Heart Foundation urges women to take their bad feelings to heart

Living proof: Shun Young, right, with her daughter Rhiannon. Mrs Young has had a stent put in her heart that has saved her life.

Julieanne Strachan Heart disease is the number one killer of Australian women, but the vast majority remain unaware of their greatest risk factors.

Life's in the balance for a former public servant with a degenerative disease

Julieanne Strachan MELA Pachi was a healthy 26-year-old when she was diagnosed with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.

ACT government kangaroo fertility control trial confusion

Julieanne Strachan Government pledge to hold fertility control trial alongside conservation cull appears to be in tatters.

Research group targets end to all-too-common violence against women

Julieanne Strachan The devastating impacts of violence against women will be the focus of a new research body.

Sorry Day Bridge Walk aimed at healing wounds of Stolen Generation

'Powerful': Winnunga Nimmityjah CEO Julie Tongs says the Australian government apology was still fresh in the minds of many people.

Julieanne Strachan Hundreds expected to walk along Commonwealth Avenue to remember the children of the Stolen Generation.

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.


Julieanne Strachan The budget will be handed down on Tuesday, answering many questions. What will be cut, what will be extended and what from the long audit commission report will be adopted.

Aboriginal health centre struggling for funds

Winnunga Nimmityjah CEO Julie Tongs.

Julieanne Strachan Canberra's only Aboriginal health centre has released new figures showing an increase in the number of people turning to them for help, ahead of Tuesday's budget.

Hazard reduction burn to clear debris in Yarralumla

Julieanne Strachan A HAZARD reduction burn will be conducted on Saturday to clear debris at Stirling Park in Yarralumla.

Polar marathon to fund kangaroo contraception


Julieanne Strachan ALPHADOG director Marcus Fillinger will embark on a two-part North Pole expedition series in 2015-16 to increase awareness of the ACT Government's kangaroo culls.

Young ones on song for ANU music prom

Julieanne Strachan Little Canberrans will get their own concert on Sunday, with classically trained musicians playing favourites from Bananas in Pyjamas to more cultured works from composers such as Camille Saint-Saens.