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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
John Thistleton Parked in a lush green paddock near Braidwood, this remote-controlled helicopter will soon launch into a new phase of forestry management.
John Thistleton A glimpse of Braidwood’s lawless past flashed across the village’s main street on Thursday when artists stopped the traffic while carrying their latest work into the National Theatre.
John Thistleton Googong Dam has been an experiment since 1975 to test whether recreational fishing can exist within a potable water supply.
John Thistleton Justin Ryan wants nothing more than to walk down to a small supermarket in Braddon and buy an onion.
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 The ACT government will not rule out developing land on the west side of the Murrumbidgee River, first proposed in the Commonwealth's original zoning for the Tuggeranong Valley.
John Thistleton Animal activists say no evidence exists of any benefit from killing kangaroos on Canberra's public lands.
John Thistleton Planning commentators are split over Senator Zed Seselja’s suggestion to extend Tuggeranong’s urban footprint to the western side of the Murrumbidgee River.
John Thistleton A historic cricket ground will re-emerge next year alongside the new Majura Parkway, near Pialligo Drive, Pialligo.
John Thistleton The ACT Brumbies' new headquarters opens on May 23 full of what Ben Alexander describes as one per centers - individual features designed to lift performance.
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 After being rescued from the streets of Sydney's west, this young pig has a grand name and a shot at fame across Canberra's north.
John Thistleton Canberra region business and political leaders say Badgerys Creek's proposed airport could free up more land near the ACT for redevelopment.
John Thistleton Former member for Monaro Steve Whan is seeking Labor pre-selection for the seat, ahead of the March, 2015 NSW poll.
John Thistleton Along the bottom of the beautiful Murrumbidgee gorge south of Canberra science is turning up the heat on huge carp.
John Thistleton David Noble had no trouble nodding off to sleep, the problem was sometimes he was driving his car.
John Thistleton One of the best-timed autumn rain breaks in many years has caused a spike in cattle prices and set up grain farmers for a promising spring harvest.
John Thistleton Ignorant drivers, poor planning and public transport are making children's journeys to and from school more dangerous.
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 Twenty-three years ago young families populated Canberra's outlying suburbs with big backyards - but didn't use them the way we do today.