Chris Johnson is Canberra bureau chief. Most recently Chris was the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald
Chris Johnson For this weekend only, Canberra is the international launch pad for a movie praising one of that music's greatest ambassadors.
Chris Johnson The Australian Greens are determined to blame their party's drubbing in the ACT election squarely on local issues, in the hope the poor result will not be repeated at a federal level.
Chris Johnson, Michael Inman ACT Liberal leader Zed Seselja insists he has no plans to move into federal politics, despite party insiders suggesting that he does and political pundits saying that he should.
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 Plans to build nine foreign embassies on a controversial site at Stirling Park could be seriously impeded by the establishment of a high-level parliamentary inquiry.
Chris Johnson Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann has succeeded in initiating a wide-reaching inquiry into the management of diplomatic estates in the ACT.
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 Prime Minister Julia Gillard has promised not to ''slash and burn'' the public service despite some tough budget measures affecting the sector.
Chris Johnson The 'nappy valley' is evolving into the 'unhappy valley'. There's a growing feeling among residents that the area is being left behind when it comes to infrastructure, resources and services.
Chris Johnson Curtin's Beyond Q Bookshop is bracing itself for another military police raid.
Chris Johnson Bets are open and Labor is looking good in the ACT - if not in too many other places around Australia.
Chris Johnson The Canberra Southern Cross Club has experienced an exodus of its so-called "religious members" since being forced to charge clergy for the privilege of enjoying its facilities.
Chris Johnson The Community and Public Sector Union would ramp up its campaign to protect public service jobs before the September 14 poll, national secretary Nadine Flood declared on Wednesday.
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 Nearly two dozen vacant blocks of land in Canberra's diplomatic precincts are being held in reserve for foreign embassies, even though many of the nations holding onto them already have established...
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 There are number of must-have qualities needed to be a personal chauffeur to a foreign diplomat.
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 Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh has joined Julia Gillard's frontbench as the parliamentary secretary to the PM.
Chris Johnson The public service union is welcoming the emergence of a federal mega-department.