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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson The jobs of 25 school welfare officers in the ACT are under threat.
Phillip Thomson The Canberra man disputing a $17,000 bill for six months' worth of electricity at his O'Malley home says not even a heart attack can make him give up the fight to lobby for more competition in the...
Phillip Thomson Documents show a little-known budget measure has cut $2.488 million from the National Capital Authority's funds.
Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.
Phillip Thomson Building heights the latest battleground in controversial Yarralumla plan.
Phillip Thomson What is it with these Subaru owners in Canberra?
Phillip Thomson Energy rating stickers used to try to fool inspectors in Canberra as law breakers nudge doctors and nurses out of valuable car spaces.
Phillip Thomson Push for federal responsibility reaches the highest level.
Phillip Thomson "You can imagine the electrodes going on to him," minister says of Leigh.
Phillip Thomson Cyclists claiming money from the ACT Insurance Authority after coming off their bikes have been paid as much as $100,000 each.
Phillip Thomson JUST 24 per cent of teachers in Canberra's public schools are men but, one academic says, the focus should be on having good teachers and not on their gender.
Phillip Thomson Not only will public servants be paying for parking in the Parliamentary Triangle but they will soon lose a longstanding lunching joint.
Phillip Thomson Public Service Reporter The Canberra Business Council has shot holes in the way federal public servants choose the best suppliers to meet billions of dollars worth of contracts and has been backed up by one of the nation's...
Phillip Thomson and Ben Westcott The National Capital Authority has offered to act as a broker to find another location for the longstanding Barton burger joint Gaby's Takeaway.
Phillip Thomson The Labor Party's ACT branch has received hundreds of new members since its resounding federal election defeat seven months ago and its three federal politicians are backing reforms put forward by...
Phillip Thomson Striking out to create a new type of business should be like driving down the highway at 110km/hr, said Matt Stimson, a 27-year-old putting together his own social network for Australian teachers...
Phillip Thomson Canberra Liberals want to start debate on the cost of a light rail network.
Phillip Thomson Dropping the word "royal" from the Royal Australian Mint could be a costly mistake for its would-be buyers.
Phillip Thomson At age 23 she is out-tweeted by her grandfather, former PM Malcolm Fraser, but that does not worry the woman who last night entertained a Canberra crowd with her voice.
Phillip Thomson The ACT public service has two jobs paying $100,000-plus a year for bureaucrats who want to mingle - with a capital M.