Phillip Thomson ACT Health spent $1.6 million outsourcing surgeries last year to reduce waiting lists for public elective surgeries, according to the directorate.
Phillip Thomson NEW Public Service Minister Mark Dreyfus has promised to pursue fair pay across government departments.
Phillip Thomson HEALTH experts have warned that type two diabetes, an affliction previously confined to over 50s, is spreading to children younger than 15, with 200 such cases reported nationally just the tip of the...
Phillip Thomson THEY served 400,000 cups of coffee but after 15 years, Elaine and Brent Richter are moving out of Yarralumla and remembering the day the dream began on the back of an envelope.
Phillip Thomson Pocketsof Belconnen hurt by property damage and sexual assaults are ?wanting Neighbourhood Watch volunteers to join a burgeoning territory army.
Phillip Thomson 'How old are you?'' asks ACT Chief Health Officer Paul Kelly midway through the interview. ''Twenty-eight,'' I say.
Phillip Thomson Canberra GPs are unhappy with government money being given to their competitors.
Phillip Thomson Running in a horse suit is not as tough as it seems but don't expect Trevor Hancock to run as fast as a horse.
Phillip Thomson STRAW homes and biodynamic burgers can help save us from the big bad wolf that is climate change.
Phillip Thomson CLUBS ACT is lobbying the territory government to forgo new fees and charges on watering holes and eateries for the next three years.
Phillip Thomson MORBIDLY obese kindergarten children double the average weight for their age, year 6 pupils weighing 100 kilograms and 11-year-old girls heavier than grown men are evidence of a looming health crisis...
Phillip Thomson HIS family shook off poverty to move 15,000 kilometres to Australia but now, for Zed Seselja, the shortest of strolls to Federal Parliament is proving much harder than it first appeared.
Phillip Thomson EIGHTY-FIVE per cent of Canberra's GP practices are now taking new patients.
Phillip Thomson Seeing smoke in Macgregor? There's a 1600 square metre mulch fire.
Phillip Thomson Police search home of 29-year-old Lyons woman after purse snatched from old woman.
Phillip Thomson SPENDING millions of dollars a year replacing timber power poles appears likely to continue because it would cost billions to put Canberra's electricity underground.
Phillip Thomson JENNIFER Robinson was talented enough to become one of the lawyers representing Julian Assange. But she may have to shine even brighter if she ever wants to jettison the tag of ''Assange's lawyer''.
Phillip Thomson MUCH of the world was shocked when grandmother Sekai Holland was tortured by Robert Mugabe's thugs but few people know the story of where she found the love of her life.
Phillip Thomson A 300-kilogram Darth Vader head floats over Canberra. It must be the start of the Balloon Spectacular.
Phillip Thomson CANBERRA orthopaedic surgeon Richard Hocking has settled a case after a claim was lodged in the ACT Supreme Court, according to one of the lawyers involved.