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Phillip Thomson is a Public Service Reporter at The Canberra Times.
Phillip Thomson Public servants must wait for outsourced company to relieve screen envy.
Phillip Thomson The cost of taxpayer funded payouts to bureaucrats has reached almost $1 billion in the past four years.
Mark Kenny and Phillip Thomson Pubilc servants concerned of more to come as Tony Abbott reshapes the senior executive ranks.
Phillip Thomson Former ambassador to the United States takes over at Prime Minister and Cabinet, as Ian Watt stands down.
Phillip Thomson Pacific territory's representatives take aim at department's capacity and call for referendum or plebiscite.
Phillip Thomson Former soldier calculates he lifted 739,000kg in the army, but questionnaires cast doubt on cause of back pain.
Phillip Thomson The Senate stalemate over budget savings could prompt a second round of public service cuts which would hurt Canberra, according to Deloitte Access Economics.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Largest government department now reporting more 16 days off work in "unscheduled absence" for each public servant.
Phillip Thomson Near-death incidents list includes exposure to chemicals and electricity.
Phillip Thomson A cluster of experienced intelligence experts were paid millions to go before Australia ramped up its security effort.
Phillip Thomson Not all departments have phased out performance payments despite cost-savings measures.
Phillip Thomson The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity has called for more "high risk" public service agencies to consider drug testing.
Phillip Thomson Mathias Cormann's department has casual workers making up one fifth of its workforce.
Phillip Thomson New statistics show how hard it is for women to make it at each SES and EL level.
Phillip Thomson The man who stores Tony Abbott's emails is taking on a top international job.
Phillip Thomson A $634 million below-inflation pay offer is being pushed by ADF to meet deadline.
Phillip Thomson Senator claims union standards "exposed" after it used private company instead of public servants.
Phillip Thomson Bureaucrat's taxpayer-funded bid for "flawlessly executed" bicycle kick.
Phillip Thomson Search is on for someone to take on Facebook and Twitter over cyber-bullying
Phillip Thomson Furniture traders know the shrinking public service equates to less business for them.