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Phillip Thomson

Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.

Penrhyn House revamp could bring 900 public servants to Woden

Meredith Clisby and Phillip Thomson Empty Penrhyn House in Woden has been revamped by Melbourne based Quintessential Equity in order to attract new tenants when public servants are being shunted out of the town centre.

ABC's Utopia makes a stop in the capital for Canberra episode

Strong debut: Rob Sitch (Tony) and Emma-Louise Wilson (Katie) in Utopia.

Phillip Thomson Canberrans tuning into episode 3 of Utopia this week may want to play a game titled "spot the ugly drab coloured building you work in".

Surgeon Richard Hocking feels "vindicated"

Phillip Thomson Three cases brought by individual patients against Canberra surgeon now abandoned.

Stay of execution for Gaby's Takeaway in Barton

Gabriel Wilk at his takeaway shop, Gaby's Takeaway, in Barton.

Phillip Thomson Longstanding lunching joint Gaby's Takeaway has been given a grace period of eight months before it must leave its Barton abode.

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Hello anyone keeping an eye on Youtube?

Phillip Thomson YouTube yet to take down graphic stabbing footage taken in Canberra.

'Hidden' budget cut to National Capital Authority's funds

Finance minister Mathias Cormann has defended a

Phillip Thomson Documents show a little-known budget measure has cut $2.488 million from the National Capital Authority's funds.

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$17,000 energy bill man brings in his mates

An ACTEW bill belonging to Dr. Yarub Jamiel, of O'Malley.

Phillip Thomson The Canberra man disputing a $17,000 bill for six months' worth of electricity at his O'Malley home says not even a heart attack can make him give up the fight to lobby for more competition in the...

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Multimillion-dollar political film project to be shot in Canberra

Authors and journalists Chris Uhlmann and Steve Lewis with Chief Minister Katy Gallagher on Commonwealth Bridge where a mini-series based on their books will be shot.

Phillip Thomson and Jay Cronan Production company behind The Slap moves in on thriller almost entirely based in Canberra. 

'I dare you to stab yourself': grotesque self-harm video gets 56,000 YouTube views

A screengrab of YouTube vision.

Phillip Thomson and Christopher Knaus Video sharing site YouTube has failed to act on repeated requests to remove a grotesque video showing a troubled Canberra man severely stabbing himself in front of laughing young bystanders.

Eight storeys 'too high' at Yarralumla development

Malcolm Snow.

Phillip Thomson Building heights the latest battleground in controversial Yarralumla plan.

Stromlo cafe owner lashes out at bad comments on Trip Advisor

Cafe owner Simone Hunter has lashed out at the university's reliance on the reviews saying the websites were defamation magnets that unfairly relied on anonymous users being able to make unsubstantiated claims without rebuttal.

Phillip Thomson Website reviews have been thrown into the mix of a long-running dispute at a spectacular Canberra location.

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CPSU thwarts stopwatch bid


Phillip Thomson Union says managers were about to stand over shoulders of 200 staff – literally.

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Parking madness: the crazy things Canberrans do to park their car

Drivers have been fined more than 1000 times in the past 18 months for parking in zones exclusively for community nurses and medical practitioners.

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.

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Subarus wreak havoc in Canberra car parks

It seems Subaru drivers are the worst offenders when it comes to parking infringements in Canberra.

Phillip Thomson What is it with these Subaru owners in Canberra?

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Carbon tax repeal would save average Canberra home $228 a year


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.

Canberra businesses want to fire, not hire

Unemployment generic.

Phillip Thomson Canberra is going against a national trend in staffing levels - this time in a bad way.

Gai Brodtmann asks for meetings with PM, Eric Abetz, Peter Dutton and others on Mr Fluffy

Generic asbestos.

Phillip Thomson Push for federal responsibility reaches the highest level.

Forestry lobbyist on his bike to pedal a CSIRO message

Australian Forest Products Association chief executive Ross Hampton on his timber bike campaign.

Phillip Thomson Forestry industry lobbyist Ross Hampton wants to save some scientists.

Gai Brodtmann: Federal government should take responsibility over Mr Fluffy asbestos legacy

Canberra MP Gai Brodtmann.

Phillip Thomson MP gives reason why federal government should accept responsibility for Mr Fluffy.

Home Ground charity wants to bring free rent to Canberra

Heather Holst, CEO of Home Ground Services.

Phillip Thomson The hunt is on for altruistic landlords willing to rent out their properties for free or at a discounted rate.

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