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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson A green energy lobby group hopes hundreds of people will turn up to a community meeting as it attempts to undermine marginal electorate MP Peter Hendy in Eden-Monaro.
Phillip Thomson Longstanding lunching joint Gaby's Takeaway has been given a grace period of eight months before it must leave its Barton abode.
Phillip Thomson Queanbeyan-raised Senator Glenn Lazarus quotes JFK and tells chamber a cold elderly Canberra couple is forced to house-sit in Queensland to avoid spike in electricity prices.
Phillip Thomson Lack of security cameras at an ACT government animal shelter has been highlighted after a confusing case involving a lost dog.
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.
Mark Sawa, Phillip Thomson More than one in every five ACT business collapses has from the construction sector, leaving a combined $80 million trail of debt.
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 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 It was such a work of art, it moved from the realm of cake to monument.
Phillip Thomson After selling up, Magnet Mart founder Paul Donaghue has redirected his drive into a new business
Phillip Thomson DIESEL is still being used to mark playing areas in the ACT despite continuing environmental and safety concerns.
Phillip Thomson Just hundreds of votes stood between Mike Kelly and his ability to hold the 40-year bellwether status of Eden-Monaro.
Phillip Thomson The ACT's warm weather has brought out an increasing number of commuter cyclists.
Phillip Thomson A roadside bomb in Iraq robbed Liam Haven of his sight in 2008 and the road to recovery was hard.
Phillip Thomson In Australia's longest-standing bellwether seat, not even the echidnas are safe.
Phillip Thomson An Oxley home sold at auction for $862,000 yesterday, the second week in a row the suburb's price record has been broken.
Phillip Thomson Final results from the ACT Election have confirmed one person – the Greens Shane Rattenbury – holds the balance of power in the Legislative Assembly.
Phillip Thomson A CANBERRA seller of high-end Italian furniture has partly blamed the eurozone crisis for delayed deliveries.
Phillip Thomson THE federal government's trial of poker machine reforms in the ACT hangs in the balance, with Canberra clubs now likely to refuse to start a trial before the federal election due late next year.
Phillip Thomson THEY were two adventurous men from Canberra who did not know each other but were tied together by their school, their experience of war and a sad historical fact - the day they died.