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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson Young drivers still don't realise the danger of partying before getting behind the wheel, according to an ACT driving instructor.
Phillip Thomson John Papalii, brother of Australian Kangaroos and Raiders rugby league player Josh, has been charged with robbery and assault.
ACT, NSW police will launch a cross-border campaign to reduce the number of deaths on the Kings Highway
Phillip Thomson Two-thirds of crashes on the Kings Highway occur on bends, making the windy sections between Clyde Mountain and the coast especially dangerous for Canberra drivers and motorcyclists this summer.
Phillip Thomson Tarran Backhus saw the other car crossing the double white lines but she cannot remember the moment of impact.
Phillip Thomson Elite cyclist Brendan ''Trekky'' Johnston climbed his own mountain when he overcame cancer.
Phillip Thomson To A drugged-up driver there can be no more uncomfortable sight than an innocuous piece of plastic.
Phillip Thomson Police will crack down on drunk and drugged-up drivers this summer in an effort to cut the Christmas road toll.
Phillip Thomson In a yard full of cars called ''the bull pen'' a group of firefighters work with some heavy tools.
Phillip Thomson Community groups are being asked to pay to have Skywhale appear at their events.
Phillip Thomson The ACT light rail project could spend nearly $1 million over five years to help sell the project to Canberrans.
Phillip Thomson Harvey Weinstein might have let us down, but the queen of horror came through for Canberra on Saturday.
Phillip Thomson Nothing happened at first when a spark from an angle grinder flew into the roof of the workshop owned by artists Suzie Bleach and Andy Townsend.
Phillip Thomson Defence says the threat of terrorist attacks at Australia's military bases has been downgraded.
Phillip Thomson EXPENSIVE seaweed extract from Japan and protein from a sturgeon's bladder have been used to conserve the 50-year-old bark paintings about to be exhibited at the National Museum of Australia.
Phillip Thomson DIESEL is still being used to mark playing areas in the ACT despite continuing environmental and safety concerns.
Phillip Thomson RUSSELL Crowe cannot do it on his own but with the help of Elvis, the Incas and cricket, Canberra tourism could avoid another dead summer.
Phillip Thomson ACT food safety bureaucrats have turned their attention to school fetes, telling parents they can no longer sell their homemade quiches.
Phillip Thomson When life serves you bruised fruit, make juice.
Phillip Thomson ACT Sporting clubs have been told they can not store gas bottles at their grounds and volunteers must bring them to and from games.
Phillip Thomson A decade after a bushfire destroyed buildings on Mt Stromlo, the green shoots are sprouting.