Chris Johnson is Canberra bureau chief. Most recently Chris was 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 Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann is sceptical about what is being described by some as an urgent need for a new diplomatic enclave located in Yarralumla.
Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard has warned Canberra's public servants that many will lose their jobs and those left will have their advice ignored if the Coalition wins federal government.
Chris Johnson It was a long time coming, but in the end it took just 10 minutes for Zed Seselja to make it clear to Gary Humphries that he wanted his job.
Chris Johnson When Canberra music identity Dave O'Neill was a young fella he was smitten with the blues and soaked up records from as many of the old great delta bluesmen as he could find.
Chris Johnson The public service union is welcoming the emergence of a federal mega-department.
Hamish Boland-Rudder, Chris Johnson A three-platform station servicing more than 3,000 passengers per hour could be placed immediately behind the Canberra Centre, under a proposed plan for a high-speed rail network on Australia’s east...
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 Canberra Airport has welcomed the latest government report into high-speed rail even though it advocates a different vision than it had itself proposed.
Chris Johnson, Emma Macdonald The ACT will lead the nation with the largest of three trial launches for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, after Chief Minister Katy Gallagher agreed to join with the federal government in...