Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Toxic Queensland Nickel dam 'full': environment minister

Tony Moore The toxic tailings dam at the Queensland Nickel plant near Townsville is "full" and may have over-flowed, Queensland's Environment Minister Andrew Powell has been told.

Clive Palmer halts Queensland Nickel plant operations

Mirabela Nickel has been buoyed by a rise in the nickel price, gaining as much as 12 per cent.

Tony Moore Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel on Monday temporarily stopped work at its nickel factory 25 kilometres north of Townsville which has been badly affected by almost 300 mm of rain.

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Bonded Stores: Queensland Heritage Council members to sit out vote

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Tony Moore Two Queensland Heritage Council members have declared conflicts of interest and will not vote on whether to add Margaret Street’s historic Bonded Stores Buildings to the Queensland Heritage Register.

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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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Bonded store buildings link to key parts of Brisbane history, says submission

Tony Moore The O'Reilly family that is linked to three century-old buildings in Margaret Street facing demolition are pioneers of the Australian steamship trade and a key part of Brisbane's port history.

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Clive Palmer's waste could leak onto Great Barrier Reef: Minister

Clive Palmer presser (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore ‘‘Significant risk’’ toxic sludge from Queensland Nickel refinery will contaminate the Great Barrier Reef, says government.

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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Calls to raise koala protection to 'endangered'

Fears for the future of koala populations in south-east Queensland.

Tony Moore Almost 16,000 koalas have been killed in south-east Queensland between 1997 and 2011, yet Queensland's Environment Minister will not answer if he has been asked to raise the level of protection from...

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State Government's go-slow on Koala Coast population figures

Koala signs are common throughout Petrie.

Tony Moore The State Government is yet to release crucial koala population data, as it begins to consider two projects in threatened koala habitats through Petrie and Redlands.

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Thirty years since our dreamworld fell

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Tony Moore Peter Garrett remembers Brisbane's Cloudland clearly.

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Heritage watchdog gets new members

Heritage Hotel, Rockhampton.

Tony Moore Queensland's Heritage Council has four new members in what Environment Minister Andrew Powell describes as a "revitalisation" of Queensland's 11-person heritage watchdog.