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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson Brad Corkery is one of thousands of Eden-Monaro sea changers wanting a stable economy.
Phillip Thomson In Queanbeyan the average family can be brutal on politicians and the McNamaras are no different.
Phillip Thomson A large number of lower-qualified nursing staff across Australia are not overseen by the national medical watchdog and their numbers are increasing, reports show.
Phillip Thomson Two women lose legs after infections stemming from simple elective joint replacements in Canberra hospitals.
Phillip Thomson Hundreds of Australians dying or having limbs amputated each year because of infections they have developed in hospitals or clinics.
Phillip Thomson MARCIA SHEAN'S head is wrapped in iced towels and she is completely awake when she is put into what can most easily be described as an oven.
Phillip Thomson MORE than 250 cyclists are expected to take part in a four-stage competition through Canberra in September which will be broadcast by SBS.
Phillip Thomson PRESIDENT of the Australian Medical Association Steve Hambleton says the national disability insurance scheme will reduce the number of expensive claims lodged after bad births or pregnancies.
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 Four-year-old Nikola Stekovic has recently learnt to walk.
Phillip Thomson Medical negligence payouts at Canberra Hospital have increased 500 per cent in the past three years, ACT Health figures show.
Phillip Thomson WHEN public servant Ian Watt accepted redundancy he spent sleep-deprived nights strategising how he would pay for his children's education.
Phillip Thomson CHINA'S ambassador to Australia, Chen Yuming, says protesters outside the embassy continue to cause disruption and annoy Chinese tourists, despite having been a regular fixture outside the Yarralumla...
Phillip Thomson SHORTLY after taking up running Denis Reid was stopped by a mountain biker worried the grandfather was a lost old man disoriented in the bush.
Phillip Thomson The challenge was 76 forward rolls in one minute. The prize? Glory and acclaim in Guinness World Records.
Phillip Thomson Alcohol, a few moral supporters and a poem scribbled on a napkin.
Phillip Thomson Crash between kangaroo and man on motorbike.
Phillip Thomson Tony Robey's company Wizard Power owes $8 million to creditors and is in the hands of an administrator.
Phillip Thomson Labor frontbencher Kim Carr believes is urging the 500,000 disengaged eligible Australians to enrol.
Phillip Thomson Australia's largest polling booth, 16,900 kilometres away, will be heritage listed.