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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
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 Four-year-old Nikola Stekovic has recently learnt to walk.
Phillip Thomson MORE than 250 cyclists are expected to take part in a four-stage competition through Canberra in September which will be broadcast by SBS.
Phillip Thomson In Queanbeyan the average family can be brutal on politicians and the McNamaras are no different.
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 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.
Phillip Thomson LEILA Haddad likes reading and wearing dresses but she also makes a mean hunting knife.
Phillip Thomson EVEN if you're selling corn starch cutlery and plates made from sugarcane fibre, Maryke Booth is proof you can always do more to help the world - and save several hundred dollars a month.