Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Barrett centre suicide link to be investigated: Springborg

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

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

Mourners release purple balloons in memory of Talieha.

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.

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.

Anxious weekend for public servants

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Tony Moore Close to 2000 Transport and Main Roads staff will have a restless weekend after finding out they will be told by telephone on Tuesday – the day of the Queensland budget – whether they still have a...

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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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MP gnashes teeth over fluoride cuts

Brisbane residents have had fluoride in their drinking water since 2008.

Tony Moore The six Queensland councils removing fluoride from drinking water are “making a terrible mistake”, according to the state's highest-profile dentist - Education Minister John-Paul...

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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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Suicide barrier advice ignored for nine years

Tony Moore Despite Queensland Health deciding to "contribute money to build suicide prevention barriers" at a known suicide hot spot near a Brisbane hospital nine years ago, no work has been done.

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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 patients' futures up in air

Tony Moore Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says it will take eight months to finalise where Barrett Adolescent Centre patients will go when the mental health facility shuts down next year.