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John Thistleton is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
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.
John Thistleton Life's fleeting on the edge of a busy road - especially at Christmas time.
John Thistleton QantasLink has approval to operate on the Moree – Sydney route to help passengers left stranded by Canberra’s financially crippled Brindabella Airlines.
John Thistleton Anne Kilcullen believes marginal rural towns could become more viable if allowed to recruit asylum seekers.
John Thistleton Faced with bank foreclosures and smaller returns, Young cherrygrowers see China as their best means of survival.
John Thistleton As night falls on Peter O'Connor's wheat crop near Harden, the lights on his harvesting machinery burn bright.
John Thistleton The builders that built Canberra pushed themselves to the brink and wheeled and dealed through economic booms and busts.
John Thistleton Conservationists say passion alone will not hold out against development on the south coast.
John Thistleton Creative fund-raising is helping to keep Canberra's rescue helicopter in the air.
John Thistleton Telstra hopes a new 4G network on the south coast will overcome congestion problems that crippled the network during the last Christmas break, but holidaymakers and residents remain doubtful.
John Thistleton Water scientist says network of concrete channels carrying stormwater to the city's lakes are a planning tragedy.
John Thistleton and Stephanie Anderson Duplex demolitions will now need approval from the ACT Government following the controversial flattening of a Yarralumla duplex which forced neighbours out of their home following little more than a...
John Thistleton Extra Christmas spending in Canberra is tipped to average $1437 per person this year.
John Thistleton At least $240 million worth of new residential and commercial buildings are being delayed because of fees or regulations disputes with the ACT government, according to a peak industry group.
John Thistleton Fees aimed at preventing builders from land banking in the territory's leasehold system have instead turned into crippling revenue raising, according to the ACT Master Builders Association.
John Thistleton From a sparkling, frog and fish-filled creek catchment to a foul, sulphur-smelling valley that forces residents inside behind closed doors and windows, Tuggeranong is at the sharp end of Canberra's...
John Thistleton Bush hanging off the Brindabella Mountains like a well worn work shirt is full of surprises which capture worldwide interest.
John Thistleton Reflected light from a proposed solar farm near Canberra Airport would not blind pilots of approaching or departing aircraft, CASA says.