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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
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 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 Palerang Shire rejects box-shaped supermarket for being out-of-character with the village.
John Thistleton Yarralumla Residents Association will present a petition next week calling on the ACT Government to withdrawl contentious plans for redeveloping the land around Canberra Bickworks.
John Thistleton An 18-year-old bee-keeper wants a hive every three kilometres to guarantee pollination throughout Canberra.
John Thistleton Crace, Bonner and Casey are Australia's fastest-growing suburbs for new homes.
John Thistleton Conservationists describe new developments in the ACT as death by a thousand cuts for wildlife.
John Thistleton More major traffic headaches will begin when Majura Parkway opens.
John Thistleton Canberra's truffle festival comes of age with the arrival next month of Antonio Carluccio.
John Thistleton Thieves have made off with a distinct brand of beer after breaking into the Abbey Function Centre in Nicholls.
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 PhD student Kathy Eyles says children have been so restricted in the bush they no longer value nature.
John Thistleton Skywhale it seems, can't satisfy people's appetite for the absurd.
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 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.