In 1997 Sandra was the subject of an attempted kidnapping.
In March 2008 it was revealed Sandra had separated from her partner, Sam Towers.
In 2006 Sandra was the target of a stalker, which required her to hire personal bodyguards.
Sully has a sketch based on her, in the show The Wedge. They parody her as a sexy, seductive and overall kinky newsreader named Sandra Sultry.
Sandra has a website devoted to her.
Sandra was the first newsreader to tell Australia about the September 1st 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC.
While Sandra was on vacation in 1997 in the Thredbo Ski Resort, there was a massive landslide and Sandra reported this live.
Sandra has been voted for every year by the public as Australia's 'favorite newsreader' since 1996.
After Sandra moved to the late news spot in the Network Ten news team from the evening news she became the new host for Australia's Brainiest Kid.
As of 2006, Sandra's job in the Network Ten news team is a newsreader in the late news.
Sandra joined the Network Ten news team in 1991, working at Network Ten's Parliamentary bureau in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.
Some of the largest events Sandra a covered as a newsreader are the 1994 Commonwealth Games, the 1996 summer Olympic Games, the landslide in Thredbo, New South Wales in 1997 and the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington in 2001.
Sandra was a fitness trainer before becoming a newsreader.
Sandra has two brothers and a twin sister.
Sandra got married to Mark Ryan in 1998 but two years later in 2000 got divorced.
Sandra: September 11, 2001, changed the world. Every tragic moment, in all its horror, was seen live, catapulting the audience from the comfort of their lounge rooms into Ground Zero in the war on terror. (Remembering 9/11)