Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald

Parliament overlooked cyclone Tracy hero Stretton

Chris Johnson The recent death of the man who led the recovery effort after cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin in 1974 was not noted in Federal Parliament, even though a condolence motion or ministerial statement was...

Parachuting Olympian could 'work a treat'

Nova Peris with her children Jack (left) and Destiny (right), at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday 22 January 2013.

Chris Johnson Australian National University political commentator Andrew Hughes believes parachuting Nova Peris into a Northern Territory senate seat is a desperate political ploy - but one that might work a...