Chris Johnson is the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald
Chris Johnson THE Coalition has been swept to a convincing election victory in a result that could keep Labor in the political wilderness for a decade, with incoming prime minister Tony Abbott declaring the...
Chris Johnson Retired public servant Fred Pilcher is one Canberran who is pleased he doesn't have to worry about his superannuation being tinkered with.
Chris Johnson Access to and from Canberra’s high speed rail terminal would rely very little on public transport, according to a report into the proposed network.
Chris Johnson Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh has joined Julia Gillard's frontbench as the parliamentary secretary to the PM.
Chris Johnson Nashville-based Kieran Kane may have built a formidable reputation as a solo performer and he has written a string of songs that have been recorded by the music industry's elite.
Chris Johnson There is nothing like being thrown in at the deep end.
Chris Johnson Some former prime ministers don't have a lot of nice things to say about Canberra, but Kevin Rudd is not one of them.
Chris Johnson Bets are open and Labor is looking good in the ACT - if not in too many other places around Australia.
Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard has defended Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh's behaviour in proposing a pro-Palestine motion to caucus that could have severely embarrassed her.
Chris Johnson Former Greens leader Bob Brown has endorsed Simon Sheikh to represent the party in its bid to unseat Liberal senator Gary Humphries in next year's federal election.
Chris Johnson Former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser has hit out at the party he once led, saying it has strayed too far to the right and has lost the vision of founder Robert Menzies.
Chris Johnson, Michael Inman CANBERRA voters appear to be bucking the national trend and expressing a preference for Julia Gillard over Kevin Rudd in tomorrow's battle for the Labor leadership.
Chris Johnson The nation's capital will take a back seat to regional Australia and marginal federal electorates in getting connected to the government's high-speed broadband scheme.
Chris Johnson A trio of former Labor Party stalwarts heads the list of the most exclusive Queen's Birthday honours, with former Keating foreign minister Gareth Evans, former Queensland premier Peter Beattie and...