Chris Johnson is 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 When it comes to anti-war songs Bob Dylan pretty much had the market cornered in the early 1960s.
Chris Johnson Liberal Party Senate candidate Zed Seselja may need to work hard to win over his constituents.
Chris Johnson Retired public servant Fred Pilcher is one Canberran who is pleased he doesn't have to worry about his superannuation being tinkered with.
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 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.
Chris Johnson Nashville-based Kieran Kane may have built a formidable reputation as a solo performer and he has written a string of songs that have been recorded by the music industry's elite.
Chris Johnson There is nothing like being thrown in at the deep end.
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 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 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 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.