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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 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 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 Dual world champion bike rider Caroline Buchanan is a fighter who never gives up.
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 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 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.
Phillip Thomson MORE than $15 million in compensation has been quietly paid to two disabled Canberrans in the past nine months because of medical negligence at Calvary Public Hospital when they were children.
Phillip Thomson WHEN Jason and Jodie Roff went house hunting they had no idea they would rescue an elderly couple from a burning house and become heroes.
Phillip Thomson IT is rare to see a cake stand so tall it towers above everything else, even appetites.
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.