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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
John Thistleton As the national capital Canberra was always destined to get an opportunity to shine in the ABC's satire Utopia.
John Thistleton These cats could well be the biggest population of strays in Canberra.
John Thistleton An 18-year-old bee-keeper wants a hive every three kilometres to guarantee pollination throughout Canberra.
John Thistleton Immunologist calls for federal funding into the treatment of jack jumper ant stings.
John Thistleton A $100 million interchange on Adelaide Avenue to handle traffic from Molonglo, Weston Creek and Belconnen has been dropped.
John Thistleton A woman armed with a machete threatened a supermarket employee with a machete on Saturday, demanding cash.
John Thistleton An unforgiving decade hasn’t checked Father Bill Kennedy's stride.
John Thistleton The ACT Chamber of Commerce and a planning industry group are backing ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja's call to develop Tuggeranong west of the Murrumbidgee River.
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 Manuka retailers want fellow traders to help them polish the upmarket shopping precinct.
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 This is the school where no parking officer dares go, where bus zones and pedestrian crossings become drop-off zones for parents delivering and collecting their children.
John Thistleton Ignorant drivers, poor planning and public transport are making children's journeys to and from school more dangerous.
John Thistleton A former NASA scientist who experimented with solar panels and cells cannot axe a mature oak tree in his Mawson garden which he says blocks sunlight from his $10,000 solar panels.
John Thistleton Animal activists say no evidence exists of any benefit from killing kangaroos on Canberra's public lands.
John Thistleton Residents and community groups have warned that a 1000-page ACT government planning document introducing precinct codes covering most of Canberra could undermine existing development controls.
John Thistleton Antonio Ciancio's vegie garden looks like a market plot in Italy's Catanzaro province from where he migrated in 1956.
John Thistleton They came from postwar Europe to Canberra with little or nothing, but they've made an indelible mark on the capital.
John Thistleton Migrants lived in barracks, or garages and some took a punt on landing a job in Canberra.
John Thistleton Sotiria Liangis has spent about seven years building the O'Malley mansion and says it will stand for 300 years.