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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson Two years ago a new foreign mission quietly arrived in Canberra, but its top diplomat is not afraid to take aim.
Phillip Thomson Debt at ACT government-owned ACTEW Corp is set to increase by 20 per cent.
Phillip Thomson "You can imagine the electrodes going on to him," minister says of Leigh.
Phillip Thomson Dropping the word "royal" from the Royal Australian Mint could be a costly mistake for its would-be buyers.
Phillip Thomson Survey called "push poll" as cost of Northbourne Avenue works labelled "very very significant".
Phillip Thomson Canberra Liberals want to start debate on the cost of a light rail network.
Phillip Thomson Ninety still unsure of future as staff restructured at energy supplier.
Phillip Thomson NBN Co chief operating officer says rollout maps given to Canberrans were misleading.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Canberra braces for a "black day" with the Abbott government's first budget set to hit the city hard.
Phillip Thomson A private company is about to pit bureaucrats against each other in a Canberra assessment centre as part of the public service’s largest ever ‘‘spill and fill’’.
Phillip Thomson The Labor Party's ACT branch has received hundreds of new members since its resounding federal election defeat seven months ago and its three federal politicians are backing reforms put forward by...
Phillip Thomson The National Archives of Australia is dealing with such a massive bottleneck of requests for information potentially damaging to Australia’s national security it has called on Canberra’s...
Phillip Thomson Striking out to create a new type of business should be like driving down the highway at 110km/hr, said Matt Stimson, a 27-year-old putting together his own social network for Australian teachers...
Phillip Thomson Public Service Reporter The Canberra Business Council has shot holes in the way federal public servants choose the best suppliers to meet billions of dollars worth of contracts and has been backed up by one of the nation's...
Phillip Thomson The latest figures point to a growing underclass in the Australian public service, with the number of bureaucrats in insecure jobs rising markedly even in the face of sporadic cuts to their ranks.
Phillip Thomson Garry Kasparov, arguably the world's best chess player, says he will never be able to hide his intense dislike for Vladimir Putin.
Natasha Boddy, Phillip Thomson The rising cost of living has led to a surge in people seeking help from the ACT's welfare sector.
Phillip Thomson Canberra entrepreneur Clive Summerfield says he has been ignored by his own government. He has rolled out his voice identification technology to New Zealand's tax office but the feeling has been...
Phillip Thomson ActewAGL is spilling and filling 135 jobs on top of abolishing 25 currently vacant positions and making 14 full-time staff redundant.
Phillip Thomson Former mandarin Gary Sturgess has voiced concerns about the ability of bureaucrats to speak truth to power.