Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan

Julieanne Strachan is a reporter for The Sunday Canberra Times.

Christmas is here

Julieanne Strachan Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way? It may be the middle of March, but Canberra is about to experience a visit from Santa as part of the latest arts blitz for the centenary.

Biggest arts policy in two decades

Arts Minister Simon Crean addresses the National Press Club of Australia, in Canberra on Wednesday 13 March 2013. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen

Julieanne Strachan Arts Minister Simon Crean has unveiled the nation's biggest arts policy in nearly 20 years, promising $235 million to grow jobs and further training for young people.

Passage to disaster

Pictures for the play Thursday are:

0599 - Tom Mothersdale, Kate Mulvany, Rochenda Sandall, Nathan O'Keefe, Lena Kaur, Deidre Rubenstein and Paul Blackwell

0167 - Martin Hutson and Deidre Rubenstein


Both photos are by Chris Herzfeld



Julieanne Strachan Playwright Bryony Lavery still remembers clearly the telephone ringing repeatedly on July 7, 2005.

Powerful portraits: Gillard features in new exhibition

Portrait of Julia Gillard to be unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery on Friday: Julia Gillard 2006, Robin Sellick (b. 1967)

Julieanne Strachan A noticeably more relaxed image of Prime Minister Julia Gillard, hair flicked up, sans glasses and seated in front of a luridly coloured purple shed, taken by photographer Robin Sellick in 2006, will...

Actor sets Dickens of a pace

Miriam Margolyes - Dicken's Women.

Julieanne Strachan The role of demented bride Miss Havisham usually drives actors straight to the costume box to bring the character into life.

Julieanne Strachan

The pluck of the Irish

Celtic Thunder.

Julieanne Strachan Irish band Celtic Thunder have returned to Australia and will perform in Canberra next month.

Literature lovers

Litbits dinkus

Julieanne Strachan It is not too late to register for the Read Around Canberra book club for 2013.

From the brothels of Paris to the walls of the National Gallery

Opening of the Toulouse Lautrec Paris and the Moulin rouge exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia. Patrons get their first glimpse of the exhibition.

Julieanne Strachan From exuberant can-can dancers to posh gentlemen who roamed through the Moulin Rouge during the 1890s, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's fantastic scenes of Parisian nightlife are officially in Canberra...

Julieanne Strachan

A diva finding many ways to be heard

Opera singer Sumi Jo 
in action.

Julieanne Strachan Music is Sumi Jo's gift, and it can take many different styles.

Capital Life

Old and new

Julieanne Strachan - Capital Life

Julieanne Strachan Pre-loved jewellery has been given a new lease on life in an art collection which is on display at Bilk Gallery in Manuka. Melbourne artist Suse Scholem, is a co-curator of the exhibition.

Sport vs drama

Pay TV boosts local content spending


Julieanne Strachan Australian content increases but local stories still miss out, say producers.

Comments 1

Top secret space base in a tight spot


Julieanne Strachan Crawlspace is a claustrophobic Australian thriller focusing on a controversial space research facility, Julieanne Strachan writes

McKenney's fascination with Allen lives on

Todd McKenney
as Peter Allen is bringing his brand new show 
?Songs and Stories of Peter Allen?? to Canberra for a performance on Friday, 26 October.


Julieanne Strachan As a 14-year-old boy looking up at Peter Allen on the stage in 1977, Todd McKenney was enthralled.

Portrait power

Julieanne Strachan - Capital Life

Julieanne Strachan Rush in for the final days of the Australian Portraits 1880-1960 exhibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery. It is a major travelling exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia's collection.

Theatre a key way for society to confront taboos

Judi Crane

Julieanne Strachan In a week when the word ''misogynist'' has officially taken on new meaning, there could be little doubt that a conference based on the theme of language and power would have special relevance.

Party time as the Rep gets set for 2013

Julieanne Strachan What ever happened to Don and his crew after their election-night party? Many of us may have wondered over the years and very soon the answer will be with us, courtesy of the Canberra Repertory...

Capital Life

Julieanne Strachan - Capital Life

Julieanne Strachan A collection of works, Out Around the Place, has gone on exhibition at The Wright Place gallery at Gundaroo.

Love, a many splendoured thing

Image for Times 2 show coming to the Street Theatre:  Our Shadows Pass Only Once.
Photocredit; Dan Eisenberg


Embrace: Josh Wiseman and Sarah Nathan-Truesdale

OSPOO Embrace.jpg

Julieanne Strachan Anew generation of creative talent debuted its work at The Street Theatre last night, with the opening of Our Shadows Pass Only Once.

Cultural cringe cured, Aussie art to come out of the attic

National Gallery Of Australia director Ron Radford speaks to the National Press Club today.

Julieanne Strachan Director of the National Gallery of Australia Dr Ron Radford made rare appearance at the Press Club this afternoon, to outline the future of the institution which is now on the eve of its 30th...

Exhibition takes shape in capital of geometry

2 October 2012. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. German Christoph Dahlhausen with his work currently on exhibition at Everything Nothing Projects in the City. 


Julieanne Strachan An exuberant celebration of geometry, seemingly unable to be restrained by canvas, has been accommodated at a Canberra art gallery.