Julieanne Strachan Canberra firefighters are on the front line of fires raging through British Columbia in Canada, working 12-hour days to try to contain 148 separate blazes burning throughout the subalpine region.
Julieanne Strachan When Jessica May went looking for a highly specialised recruitment service on the internet and couldn't find it, she knew she had found a gap in the market place that needed filling.
Julieanne Strachan A man was severely injured in a hit and run accident on Saturday morning on the notorious stretch of Yamba Drive outside Canberra Hospital, where a senior cardiac sonographer was killed and another...
Julieanne Strachan Cold weather and high winds during the past week have contributed to a spike in the number of asthmatics seeking emergency hospital treatment in Canberra's north.
Julieanne Strachan Handicrafts are enjoying a popular resurgence in Canberra, propelled in part by a backlash against consumerism.
Julieanne Strachan Australia's prison population is rapidly ageing, with the nation's jails now holding more than twice the number of old-age inmates than nine years ago.
Julieanne Strachan A spat between community groups and property developers is heating up, with each side suggesting the other is stuck in their ways.
Julieanne Strachan More than 120 Canberrans have been mauled by dogs in the last 12 months – most in public places.
Julieanne Strachan A Canberra hotel became the unwitting venue for a shipment of drugs last week.
Julieanne Strachan Public libraries are collecting an extra $10,000 per month in late fines.
Julieanne Strachan Pharmacists set to axe free services and cut jobs because of changes to benefits scheme.
Julieanne Strachan Lions and tigers linked hands to dance around Garema Place, Civic, on Saturday as part of Canberra's annual swing dance festival.
Julieanne Strachan The federal government may soon consider moves to cut the high fees that are eating into superannuation savings as more Australians are retiring later and increasingly relying on the government...
Julieanne Strachan Frontline staff at Medicare are under increasing pressure and have recently begun to tell clients at a Woden office to fill in a form and drop their receipts into a box, instead of offering the...
Julieanne Strachan They are basic and small, but some 3000 little bundles wrapped up by Canberrans on Saturday, July 26 are destined to help ease new lives into the world in developing nations.
Julieanne Strachan Australian Defence Force personnel will be walking into a volatile situation at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine which they are not prepared for, a senior Defence figure in Australia has warned.
Julieanne Strachan PARENTS are holding Canberra schools responsibile for toilet training their children in some cases, adding an unexpected extra burden on educators, teachers have reported.
Julieanne Strachan The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned of 'winning' lottery tickets that are being mailed to homes in Canberra promising named recipients hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Julieanne Strachan Energetic Tongan dancers sung traditional harmonies on Saturday to celebrate Pacific Community Day at the National Gallery of Australia.
Julieanne Strachan Teddy bears for lost children were left outside the front gate of the Netherlands Embassy in Canberra on Saturday as a silent tribute to victims of the MH17 air disaster.