Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Canberra to save more than most from carbon tax repeal

Julieanne Strachan Canberrans will rake in some of the biggest savings in the nation following the repeal of the carbon tax, receiving more than four times the amount of money back from their power bills than people...

Bail for woman accused for holding up Braddon service station


Julieanne Strachan Bail has been granted to a woman accused of holding up a Braddon service station with a knife and then making her getaway on a mountain bike.

Bail granted in armed robbery case

Julieanne Strachan Bail has been granted to a woman accused of holding up a Braddon service station with a knife and then making her getaway on a mountain bike.

Victims dying for action on arachnoiditis

Adhesive Arachnoiditis sufferer John Goff.

Julieanne Strachan Sufferers of the crippling adhesive arachnoiditis disease who have been waiting more than a year to hear the Commonwealth's response to a health committee report can be assured they will get an...

Australia becoming a ''4th world country'' on marine protection, conservationists warn


Julieanne Strachan Australia's standards for protecting marine life have tumbled so far they can now be described as "fourth world", conservationists have warned.

New computer shop selling retro toys brings in '80s babies

Civic Computers store manager Nat Jones (right) and technician Mathew Nicol.

Julieanne Strachan ARCADE and video games from the early 1980s are being revived in a trend that is turning old toys into hot property.

Recycled goods store to star in TV series

Star power: The Green Shed, co-owned by Goran Srejic, is set to feature in a new television series.

Julieanne Strachan IF YOU'VE ever felt as though you've been throwing your money away - you're right. To prove it, a shop that has newly opened in Civic selling recyled goods diverted from the tip, has arranged a...

Bail denied to home invaders

Julieanne Strachan A TERRIFYING home invasion at Phillip, where four people knocked loudly and demanded money before trying to kick the door in on Friday, June 20, forced the home's residents of flee for their saftey...

Kangarooo fertility drug cheap but administering it in ACT could cost up to $2000 a head

A fertility drug that would stop kangaroos breeding for up to five years would cost less than $15 per animal.

Julieanne Strachan A fertility drug that would stop kangaroos breeding for up to five years would cost less than $15 per animal, ACT government ecologist Don Fletcher says, but catching them to administer the vaccine...

Inmates need to learn and earn

Canberra's criminals are sitting around idle instead of learning trade apprenticeships.

Julieanne Strachan CRIMINALS should do trade apprenticeships inside Canberra's jail to give the community greater protection from repeat offending when inmates are released, victims rights activists have said

Calls for royal commission on experimental medical drug

There are calls for a royal commision into the distribution of Pantopaque in Australian hospitals.

Julieanne Strachan Calls are escalating for a royal commission on the distribution of an experimental drug among Australian hospitals during the 1970s that has been linked to crippling disease.

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.