Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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

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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Mines handling risks pollution and legal action: report

Tony Moore Ministers accused of putting environment at risk and exposed state to legal action.

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Walkabout Creek won't become theme park, says government

Tony Moore The Queensland government says it has ‘‘no intention’’ of reducing ranger-led activities in a $2.5 million revamp of the Walkabout Creek centre at The Gap.

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Measles case causes concern

Tony Moore Residents and visitors at West End and Stradbroke Island have been put on alert after a new measles case in one of the state’s worst outbreaks.

Gladstone port inquiry requires 'prompt turnaround'

Coal ships being loaded at Gladstone coal loading facility.

Tony Moore Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will this week reveal details of a major inquiry into the leaking of dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef.

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Suicide bid after hospital snub

More than 600 complaints were made about mental health services in Queensland between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2012.

Tony Moore Girl tries to kill herself after hospital staff told her to go home.

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Public service job cuts continue with 30 more redundancies

Queensland government sheds 30 more public service jobs.

Tony Moore Queensland's public servants fear a second wave of retrenchments after confirmation that 30 positions were quietly abolished in the Environment Portfolio three weeks ago.

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Moreton Bay slips in Healthy Waterways report

Moreton Bay has been affected by soil run-off.

Tony Moore The environmental health of Moreton Bay has declined again because of soil running into the region’s waterways, according to the latest data from Healthy Waterways.

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Hendra trial for humans to start in 2014

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg inspects Hendra virus antibody production at University of Queenslamd research labs.

Tony Moore The world's first trials on humans of the antibody that neutralizes Hendra virus will begin at the University of Queensland early in 2014.

Queensland prisons hold record number of criminals

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Tony Moore The Queensland Government's tough on crime approach has put an extra 832 people in prison since June 2012 at a cost to taxpayers of an extra $96.72 million a year.

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Queensland still $7.7bn in deficit despite $1bn saving

Marissa Calligeros and Tony Moore A report on Queensland’s finances shows the state remains $7.7 billion in the red, despite the Newman government’s harsh cost cutting measures.

Fearless or foolhardy? A Queenslander's journey to Fukushima

Inside Fukushima's nuclear exclusion zone.

Tony Moore It is the extreme quiet inside the 30-kilometre exclusion zone around the world's second-worst nuclear disaster that is the most worrying.

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Queensland measles outbreak linked to Asian travel

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Tony Moore Queensland's health authorities are about to issue a blunt warning to Queenslanders travelling to Bali, Thailand and the Philippines to check their measles immunisation is up to date.

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Brisbane G20: Five tips to make the most of it

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Tony Moore Brisbane should take five key steps to ensure next year’s G20 summit leaves a positive legacy for the city, according to a Canadian professor.

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Gladstone Harbour inquiry needed: scientist

Tony Moore A Fitzgerald-style inquiry should look into a Gladstone Harbour wall that leaked dredge material into the Great Barrier Reef, a prominent environmentalist says.

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