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John Thistleton In the countdown to the elections Canberra's peak environment group says a previous promise the ACT government made twice to protect rich and rare woodlands near the NSW border remains unfulfilled.
John Thistleton The ACT government forecasts more than $2 billion worth of home building in Gungahlin's new suburbs over the next 15 years.
John Thistleton Twenty-three years ago young families populated Canberra's outlying suburbs with big backyards - but didn't use them the way we do today.
John Thistleton Thieves have made off with a distinct brand of beer after breaking into the Abbey Function Centre in Nicholls.
John Thistleton Manuka retailers want fellow traders to help them polish the upmarket shopping precinct.
John Thistleton Canberra Airport plans to use its 24-hour curfew-free status to become Sydney's freight airport.
John Thistleton Property developer Jeff Konstantinou says his ''university of life'' education began in his father's shoe repair shop in Canberra in 1963.
John Thistleton Canberra businessman Eric Koundouris believes Australia would reap more rewards by embracing people from the financially troubled southern Mediterranean countries of Spain, Italy and Greece.
John Thistleton Rebecca Duncan says her 1861 bluestone home at Yass has a heartbeat.
John Thistleton More than 400 gleaming trucks and their drivers raised $150,000 in the annual Canberra Convoy for Cancer.
John Thistleton To sell fresh food at a farmers' market, you need a unique story to accompany what you produce.
John Thistleton Palerang Council could offer to pay the national broadcaster to keep residents updated with information during a bushfire emergency.
John Thistleton Sam Pincott's elation at having delivered his first box of eggs to a Holbrook butcher shop was short lived.
John Thistleton Telstra hopes a new 4G network on the south coast will overcome congestion problems that crippled the network during the last Christmas break, but holidaymakers and residents remain doubtful.
John Thistleton They are prime rural retreats for Canberra tree-changers and superannuation nest eggs for farmers who fear new planning rules will devalue them.
John Thistleton Palerang Council is working with a developer on plans for a supermarket in Bungendore, but the mayor won't let the big companies in.
John Thistleton Spring rain and vigorous grass growth followed by a dry summer could threaten Canberra with another horror bushfire season.
John Thistleton Skywhale it seems, can't satisfy people's appetite for the absurd.
John Thistleton The Canberra community is invited to a rare exchange of traditional dances on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River.
John Thistleton The wife of a cyclist killed tragically in an accident at Stromlo Forest Park on Friday said the hardest thing was having to tell the youngest of their three sons.