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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson MANDARINS should not be precious about using outdated letterheads to save money under the Abbott government, says one former high-ranking public servant.
Phillip Thomson A roadside bomb in Iraq robbed Liam Haven of his sight in 2008 and the road to recovery was hard.
Phillip Thomson Maurice Wells cycled across Australia but says he only came across a handful of dangerous drivers.
Phillip Thomson He has been criticised for quips about kicking Julia Gillard to death and calling Leigh Sales a cow.
Phillip Thomson Opportunity knocks as many public servants face the axe, reports Phillip Thomson.
Phillip Thomson A Canberra zombie movie might demonstrate the capital is a hothouse of thrifty creativity.
Phillip Thomson CANBERRA woman Hue Le was bloodied and bruised after she was bashed at a playground in Kaleen in 2005, but she was not expected to die.
Phillip Thomson At least two types of people can earn $6500 a week in Canberra: senior public service executives and transgender sex workers.
Phillip Thomson, Megan Doherty Liz Dawson set up a dental practice for people too poor to afford treatment, but now she faces a problem.
Phillip Thomson The head of the capital's business chamber has called for Tony Abbott to cut public service jobs as quickly as possible.
Phillip Thomson Canberra singer-songwriter and diplomat has been named one of the country's live music ambassadors.
Phillip Thomson At 14 years of age Joshua Torley is a rising star in the world of running.
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 Australia has a higher proportion of prisoners in privately run jails than any other nation a report says.
Phillip Thomson The ACT's warm weather has brought out an increasing number of commuter cyclists.
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 In Australia's longest-standing bellwether seat, not even the echidnas are safe.
Phillip Thomson and Matthew Raggatt When Suki Thurairajah turned up to Canberra Hospital in 2011 she was expecting to stay for four hours.
Phillip Thomson In the fashion stores and hairdressers of Cooma it can be hard to start a conversation about politics.
Phillip Thomson Inside a dark metal monster Peter Mitchell talks about how two renewable energy projects on this land were killed.