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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
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.
John Thistleton A Canberra property developer is mounting a fresh attempt to rezone rural land at Jindabyne for a $250 million tourist resort.
John Thistleton A residents group says the expansion of Manuka Oval threatens to dislodge community groups in the precinct.
John Thistleton Regardless of the heritage listings draped over the Old Goulburn Brewery, the ravages of time nibble at its creeper-clad sandstock bricks and rusting iron gates.
John Thistleton Australia's oldest working brewery, in Goulburn, has a rival coming from Sydney's west.
John Thistleton Andrew Rudnicki feels like he has been kicked out of Kingston's shopping centre.
John Thistleton Members of the asset-rich but troubled Canberra Club will be introduced to the Commonwealth Club on Friday, and those considering joining may one day rub shoulders with former Prime Minister Kevin...
John Thistleton A brewery, multicultural church and high-rise apartment developer from Sydney have bought historic church properties and a former supermarket logistics centre in Goulburn to redevelop.
John Thistleton Redeveloping the 34-kilometre Bungendore-to-Captains Flat railway line would be a tourism boon.
John Thistleton Canberra truck drivers plan to deliver at least 5000 bales of hay to drought-stricken farmers in central NSW.
John Thistleton A man has been on the run since evading police, then crashing his car into a tree and escaping as the car burned.
John Thistleton Thieves have made off with a distinct brand of beer after breaking into the Abbey Function Centre in Nicholls.
John Thistleton Canberra winemakers are hoping persistent rain doesn't ruin the remainder of this year's vintage.
John Thistleton New planning laws recommended for Kingston would allow six storeys of residential units, offices and shops.
John Thistleton A man taken to Calvary Hospital after being bitten by a snake, was later allowed to leave after tests revealed no venom had been injected into his body.
John Thistleton Old homes with a window into Canberra's early history are being boarded up, when they could be opened to the wider community, say heritage advocates.
John Thistleton Canberra author Roland Breckwoldt will pose questions next month on who should take responsibility for endangered native species.