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