Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Heart Foundation urges women to take their bad feelings to heart

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

ACT work safety minister Simon Corbell.

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

Heather Nancarrow.

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.

Pink Night for Indie Rose

Indie Rose

Julieanne Strachan THE PEOPLE of Mareeba, Queensland, have rallied around Canberra's little Indie Rose Taurima to hold a major fund-raising night in the sunshine state.

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.

Child sex abuse victims prepare for commission


Julieanne Strachan MANY survivors of child sexual abuse who are considering giving evidence at a royal commission in Canberra have not spoken of their experiences before and fear they may not be believed, a victim...

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.

Bridal path to foster care

Julieanne Strachan WHEN two brides arrive for the same wedding it's usually a sign that something has gone horribly wrong and the results are likely to wind up on YouTube.

US, China head top 10 countries with Australian prisoners


Julieanne Strachan Australians are continuing to get into trouble overseas, with the US and China among the likeliest places for Aussie travellers to be jailed.

Animal activists offer contraceptive alternative to roo cull

Head of the Alphadog charity, Marcus Fillinger.

Julieanne Strachan ACT government considering offer to put kangaroos on contraceptives rather than cull the animals each year.

Walk vital part of journey with cancer

Julieanne Strachan Team Boyes of Jerrabomberra will be decked out in vibrantly coloured costumes next weekend to take its place on the starting line of the Mother's Day Classic.

Tom Meagher's 'monster myth' appeal hits home

Julieanne Strachan An essay by Tom Meagher, husband of murdered ABC staffer Jill Meagher, about the danger of the ''Monster Myth'' is gaining support among family violence experts and getting plenty of traction online.

Gun found at Florey home


Julieanne Strachan A Canberra man who was on parole has been sent back into custody this morning, for allegedly possessing a rifle and two boxes of ammunition at his Florey home.

Planting of mighty oak and pine to mark royal visit to Canberra

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband Britain's Prince William.

Julieanne Strachan and Fleta Page English oak trees have a long history with the royal family that is set to continue with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.