Chris Johnson is Canberra bureau chief. Most recently Chris was the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald
Chris Johnson Folk musicians from around the world converge on Canberra this Easter.
Chris Johnson So how do six musicians get away with calling themselves the Lord Byron 5?
Chris Johnson Don't miss Kevin Welch, one of America's best singer songwriters - who just happens to love Australia.
Chris Johnson All it took was one strike of Mossy's Stratocaster and the capacity crowd at Canberra's Royal Theatre were on their feet screaming.
Chris Johnson Cub Callaway's latest offering, Fall of the Empire, launched as a limited vinyl release, captures everything that was classy about Aussie post-punk.
Chris Johnson Cold Chisel, the ultimate Aussie pub band, is set to rock the capital on February 26 directly before their appearance as the headline act at this year's Clipsal 500 V8 Supercars race event in...
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 Best kept secret at the National Folk Festival? Late nights.
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 Greens Senate candidate Simon Sheikh has been called on to explain his former membership of the ALP.
Chris Johnson and Emma Macdonald Australian and British scientists have uncovered startling evidence of rapid ice melt in Antarctica.
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.
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 Canberra will be hit harder by Labor's superannuation changes than anywhere else in the country because of its high number of wealthy public service retirees.
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.
Chris Johnson Liberal Party Senate candidate Zed Seselja may need to work hard to win over his constituents.
Chris Johnson T he greatest threat to the bilateral relationship between Australia and Japan is complacency, according to Japan's new ambassador to Canberra Yoshitaka Akimoto.
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.