Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

Health executives stood down over nepotism claims

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore The chief executive of the state's largest health service allegedly asked for his daughter to be employed as a condition of a contract awarded by the Metro North Health and Hospital Board.

Queensland aims for 'Rolls Royce' youth mental health plan

The state government is pursuing significant reform in youth mental health.

Tony Moore Queensland is heading towards a new five–tiered, youth psychiatric care model.

Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

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

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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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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Serious fears about hospital's mental health unit

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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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.

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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Rockhamption Hospital patient deaths, injuries under investigation

Authorities are investigating a number of patient deaths and injuries at Rockhampton Hospital.

Tony Moore Historical records show 18 patients have died and another 15 have suffered permanent harm as a result of mistakes at Rockhampton Hospital since 2011.

Top bureaucrats suspended from Metro North hospital board

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Tony Moore Two senior Queensland Health bureaucrats from the Brisbane Metro North Health District have been suspended.

Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after Fukushima

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan views the Ranger uranium mine from the air.

Tony Moore Naoto Kan was Japan's prime minister at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 and he is in Brisbane today to persuade Queenslanders against nuclear power and nuclear exports.

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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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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'

Campbell Newman

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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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?