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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson The federal government should knock down and rebuild the existing Department of Social Services national office in Tuggeranong, says Senator Zed Seselja.
Phillip Thomson Canberra Hospital surgeons amputate more than one limb a day on average. While that sounds grim, they're performing 15 per cent fewer amputations than they did three years ago.
Phillip Thomson Pat Kelly is such a big fan of the South Sydney Rabbitohs he has the team's logo stuck to at least five of his best legs.
Phillip Thomson The jobs of 25 school welfare officers in the ACT are under threat.
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 The National Archives of Australia is dealing with such a massive bottleneck of requests for information potentially damaging to Australia’s national security it has called on Canberra’s...
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 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 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 Abbott government appears to be quarantining uniformed personnel from looming Defence job cuts.
Phillip Thomson Huge power bill sparks dispute.
Phillip Thomson Community groups are being asked to pay to have Skywhale appear at their events.
Phillip Thomson AUSTRALIA'S medical watchdog has clamped down on half the doctors at one general practice in Canberra, records show.
Phillip Thomson AN ACT driver who allegedly reached speeds of 140km/h when fleeing police has been caught and charged, and his son and nephew filmed the pursuit on a mobile phone.
Phillip Thomson BICYCLE thefts in Canberra increased by 12 per cent in the past year, according to police.
Phillip Thomson Canberra cyclists are involved in four recorded collisions a week and a number of them happen on a small stretch of busy road.
Phillip Thomson A COMPANY that spent millions of dollars buying orthopaedic practices across Australia and is now fighting a legal battle with numerous Canberra surgeons has been facing a financially uncertain...
Phillip Thomson The Barton Highway is below international standard, with almost 100 smashes a year.