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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
John Thistleton Property developer Jeff Konstantinou says his ''university of life'' education began in his father's shoe repair shop in Canberra in 1963.
John Thistleton Graham Cowling is finding ways to help thousands of fluffy chicks survive summer without air conditioning.
John Thistleton More than 400 gleaming trucks and their drivers raised $150,000 in the annual Canberra Convoy for Cancer.
John Thistleton Rebecca Duncan says her 1861 bluestone home at Yass has a heartbeat.
John Thistleton Attempts have so far failed to get a dedicated agency to manage Canberra's nature parks, native animals and birds.
John Thistleton An Australian-Spanish venture is proposing a $400 million wind farm near Tarago.
John Thistleton Drought is threatening to take hold in the Yass region, with farmers already reporting feed is scarce.
John Thistleton Snake and sandfly-infested islands with back-stabbing people are no place for a princess.
John Thistleton Dominic Mico believes a tight network that for years bound together the ACT Italian community has loosened.
John Thistleton ACT electricity retailers want the regulator to raise prices to attract more utilities into the small territory market.
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.