Tony Moore

Tony Moore

Tony Moore is a senior reporter for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

Tony Moore Research is needed discover whether concerns over the Great Barrier Reef’s future are impacting tourist numbers, a prominent tourism expert believes.

Barrett Centre to remain open, says Queensland mental health commissioner Lesley van Schoubroeck

The Barrett Adolescent Centre, at The Park mental hospital at Wacol, has provided live-in care for teens with psychiatric problems for three decades.

Tony Moore Wacol’s Barrett Centre mental health facility will remain open in the medium term, according to Queensland’s new mental health commissioner.

Serious fears about hospital's mental health unit

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Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Friday 30th September, 2011.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.
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Tony Moore A 28-year-old patient at Princess Alexandra Hospital's mental health unit had been drinking three bottles of vodka a day inside the centre – without being stopped by staff – in the...

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Queensland Health takes brunt of redundancies

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Tony Moore More than 4100 Queensland Health employees will be paid redundancies, the Newman government revealed as it detailed the 14,000 public service jobs to go in one of the largest-ever transformations of...

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Health services close across state

The Minister For Heath Lawrence Springborg speaks during question time in Parliament in brisbane. 17th of May 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore Queensland's health services are under massive pressure statewide as health districts make tough decisions to close services and cut staff to meet budget fund reductions.

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Sex health clinic cuts will see STI rates rise: experts

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Tony Moore Queensland Health’s decision to axe 32 jobs from a Brisbane sex health clinic will see the rate of sexually transmitted diseases increase, an experienced sex health nurse said yesterday.

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Ten suicides, one mental health hospital: coroner asks why

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Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Friday 30th September, 2011.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.
The PA Hopsital.

Tony Moore System failings have meant 10 patients at Princess Alexandra Hospital's mental health unit have walked to a nearby “suicide hotspot" and taken their lives when they were supposed to be closely...

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Jones tops Labor's wish list for Ashgrove

Kate Jones campaigning on voting day 2012.

Tony Moore Former environment minster Kate Jones is still Labor’s number one choice for the seat of Ashgrove, which Premier Campbell Newman won from her in 2012.

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Petition calls for probe into Barrett centre closure

Tony Moore An online petition calling for a formal Commission of Inquiry into the handling of the closure of the Barrett Adolescent Psychiatric Centre at Wacol has this morning been set up by a former worker.

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Call for inquiry after two Barrett Centre suicides

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Tony Moore The family of an 18-year-old woman released after spending three years with 24 hour a day care at the Barrett Adolescent Centre at Wacol want an urgent public inquiry into the reasons she committed...

Staff begin the move to Lady Cilento hospital

Light and colour play a big part in the design of the new Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Queensland Health staff will this week begin the move into Queensland's newest public hospital, the $1.5 billion Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Barrett centre suicide link to be investigated: Springborg

Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Tony Moore Woman, 18, committed suicide within months of leaving 24-hour care.

Industry 'appalled' by Brisbane CBD asbestos risk

Tony Moore Smashed fibre cement sheeting at the partially-demolished Law Courts Building in Brisbane’s George Street was an asbestos risk to site workers, the president of the Asbestos Industry...

Protests and promises as democracy blooms on a winter's day

Campbell Newman and Bob Andersen.

Tony Moore Democracy is alive and well, offering both protests and promises in Brisbane on a sunny winter Sunday afternoon in July.

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Newman returns to face dissatisfied voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Premier returns from break eager to push leadership credentials.

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Card sharks, cheating and casinos: the public servant remembers

Sir Leo Hielscher alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Can you imagine the state’s under treasurer sitting in a dark room in Las Vegas being shown by card sharks how to cheat at gambling?

Larissa Waters accuses Campbell Newman of pressuring CMC probe

Greens Senator Larissa Waters.

Tony Moore Greens Senator wants answers over CMC probe into coal seam gas approvals.

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Premier Campbell Newman rejects Greens Senator's claims as 'spurious'

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Tony Moore Premier Campbell Newman has rejected claims by Senator Larissa Waters that he tried to pressure a CMC inquiry in coal seam gas project approvals as "spurious".

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Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor but signs of improvement: report

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Tony Moore A major report card shows water quality in the inshore of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor, despite reductions in pesticides and nutrients flowing on to the reef.

UQ to sell its Ipswich campus

USQ is set to take over UQ's Ipswich campus.

Tony Moore One of Queensland's most prestigious universities plans to sell its Ipswich campus to one of its university competitors.