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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 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 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 NBN Co chief operating officer says rollout maps given to Canberrans were misleading.
Phillip Thomson Canberra Liberals want to start debate on the cost of a light rail network.
Phillip Thomson Survey called "push poll" as cost of Northbourne Avenue works labelled "very very significant".
Ewa Kretowicz, Phillip Thomson A MAID sacked by the Peruvian embassy in Canberra is facing possible deportation amid claims she was mistreated by her employer.
Phillip Thomson After selling up, Magnet Mart founder Paul Donaghue has redirected his drive into a new business
Phillip Thomson On Wednesday morning, Canberra scientist Ryan Ruddick will wake to the vast expanse of Antarctica: his very own white Christmas but hardly the kind Bing Crosby sang about
Phillip Thomson Police let off hundreds of drivers caught speeding through Canberra's school zones last year, new figures show.
Phillip Thomson It is confirmed. The two large roundabouts within a kilometre of each other along Parkes Way near the city are confusing bingle belts.
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.
Phillip Thomson Storms, fires, lightning, thieves and overflowing sewage helped push the government's property insurance payouts to $10.9 million in the past year.
Phillip Thomson ACT Sporting clubs have been told they can not store gas bottles at their grounds and volunteers must bring them to and from games.
Phillip Thomson The ACT light rail project could spend nearly $1 million over five years to help sell the project to Canberrans.
Phillip Thomson When tiny Shannon Manunui was born at 26 weeks gestation via emergency cesarean at Canberra Hospital, nobody expected her to survive.
Phillip Thomson A CANCER patient suffering severe breathing difficulties waited for two days in Canberra Hospital's emergency department before being admitted to a ward.
Phillip Thomson, Stephanie Anderson OFF-DUTY firefighter Neil Maher was walking with his daughter and dog in Gungahlin when he heard screaming and saw a girl bobbing up and down in swirling stormwater.
Michael Inman and Phillip Thomson FOUR registered bidders battled for the right to call 83 Banambila Street, Aranda, home yesterday, with the four-bedroom property selling under the hammer for $830,000.
Phillip Thomson IT IS not hard to guess Trevor Leisk's clientele. Although the top-class locksmith with the Essex accent won't reveal his customers, it is important to note he works in a town of spies, diplomats,...