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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 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 Union says managers were about to stand over shoulders of 200 staff – literally.
Phillip Thomson Two years ago a new foreign mission quietly arrived in Canberra, but its top diplomat is not afraid to take aim.
Phillip Thomson MP gives reason why federal government should accept responsibility for Mr Fluffy.
Phillip Thomson The hunt is on for altruistic landlords willing to rent out their properties for free or at a discounted rate.
Phillip Thomson Forestry industry lobbyist Ross Hampton wants to save some scientists.
Phillip Thomson Canberra is going against a national trend in staffing levels - this time in a bad way.
Phillip Thomson Push for federal responsibility reaches the highest level.
Phillip Thomson The top five tips to know if you should take redundancy.
Phillip Thomson Investigators have rejected allegations from a former public servant on illegal use of gaming tax information.
Phillip Thomson Public Service Reporter The Canberra Business Council has shot holes in the way federal public servants choose the best suppliers to meet billions of dollars worth of contracts and has been backed up by one of the nation's...
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 The Labor Party's ACT branch has received hundreds of new members since its resounding federal election defeat seven months ago and its three federal politicians are backing reforms put forward by...
Phillip Thomson A private company is about to pit bureaucrats against each other in a Canberra assessment centre as part of the public service’s largest ever ‘‘spill and fill’’.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Canberra braces for a "black day" with the Abbott government's first budget set to hit the city hard.
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 Ninety still unsure of future as staff restructured at energy supplier.