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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
John Thistleton The pork industry is preparing for an exodus of piggeries unwilling to phasing out confined pens for pregnant sows by 2017.
John Thistleton Antonio Ciancio's vegie garden looks like a market plot in Italy's Catanzaro province from where he migrated in 1956.
John Thistleton Filippo Aricidiacono was 11 when he shaved his first customer and 15 when he finished his apprenticeship.
John Thistleton They are prime rural retreats for Canberra tree-changers and superannuation nest eggs for farmers who fear new planning rules will devalue them.
John Thistleton Instead of fulfilling his dream to be a town planner, Mario Serenellini's design skills were used underneath Canberra.
John Thistleton The late Tom Efkarpidis left three children in Canberra with a lifelong love of supermarkets.
John Thistleton They came from postwar Europe to Canberra with little or nothing, but they've made an indelible mark on the capital.
John Thistleton Migrants lived in barracks, or garages and some took a punt on landing a job in Canberra.
John Thistleton Sotiria Liangis has spent about seven years building the O'Malley mansion and says it will stand for 300 years.
John Thistleton Unprecedented accommodation guarantees, higher vacancy rates and lower rental prices are cold comfort for low-income university students heading for Canberra this year.
John Thistleton Six months after former prime minister Kevin Rudd opened ASIO's new headquarters, the intelligence agency is yet to occupy the $700 million Parkes building.
John Thistleton An unexpected spike in industrial land sales has forced landlords to update older buildings and pushed high vacancy rates even higher.
John Thistleton For motorists it may be a dusty construction site slowing traffic to and from Canberra's north, but from the air Majura Parkway is a trail of steady progress.
John Thistleton They're throwing open the windows in Bunda Street, Civic.
John Thistleton Once free for those who could trap and store it in dams and tanks, water is becoming so expensive it is threatening the viability of ACT golf clubs.
John Thistleton The National Capital Authority's new chief executive says Lake Burley Griffin is underused around the edges and on the water's surface.
John Thistleton An urban planner will head the National Capital Authority in Canberra.
By John Thistleton A man has robbed the Braddon Supermarket, threatening staff with a kitchen knife on Saturday night and fleeing with cash.
John Thistleton Canberra's construction industry has operated for at least a decade without architects in key areas.
John Thistleton Since her year 7 school days, Alissa McDermott wanted to be a cabinetmaker.