Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

Tony Moore Queensland now lays claim to being home to some of Australia's worst youth unemployment regions, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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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?

Housing minister presses new affordable housing category

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Tony Moore Queensland’s Housing Minister Tim Mander will next week push for a new affordable housing category in the wake of Federal Government’s decision to axe the National Rental Affordability...

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Pensioners to consider protest rally against state budget

Seniors will consider protesting the state government's planned cuts to their concessions.

Tony Moore The Queensland government faces the embarrassing prospect of seniors and pensioners marching through the streets to protest its plan to cut their concessions.

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Caloundra and Ipswich tops for solar: Energex

Contrary to Treasurer Tim Nicholls' comments Ipswich and Caboolture are Queensland's solar hotspots.

Tony Moore The retirees, holiday makers and young families of Caloundra and the working class city of Ipswich have Southeast Queensland’s highest proportion of solar systems according to a breakdown of...

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Work on Brisbane's new underground to begin next month

The planned George Street Station, part of the Underground Bus and Train project.

Tony Moore Work on Brisbane's $5 billion Underground Bus and Train project will start on January 14, when geotechnical work begins on the river bed between Gardens Point and South Brisbane.

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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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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.

Revised case to be made for range crossing project

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Tony Moore The man pushed aside to make room for troubled LNP figure Michael Caltabiano will announce a revised business case for Queensland's $1.5 billion Second Range Crossing project next month.

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Union to fight power asset sales

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Tony Moore and Marissa Calligeros Queensland’s electricty union has declared it will campaign against any sell-off of government-owned energy suppliers in the government’s marginal seats.

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Mistreatment fears over outsourcing of disability jobs

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Tony Moore Queenslanders with disabilities raised almost 400 concerns with their disability accommodation provider in the past year.

A tale of two speeches

Tim Nicholls

Tony Moore Historians will look back at Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls's first two Budget speeches to see how Queensland shrugged off one natural disaster (2011), shed a government (2012) and then suffered...

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Public service 'DIY' redundancies

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Tony Moore Doubts have been raised over the ability of the state government's 700-strong Shared Services team to assess each sacked public servant's pay-outs.

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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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Newman ready to take on Bligh

Campbell Newman

Tony Moore Brisbane Lord Mayor Campbell Newman has won LNP endorsement to stand in the seat of Ashgrove at the next state election.

Call for unemployed to get transport discounts

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Tony Moore Queensland's two major political parties have rejected calls to offer the unemployed public transport concessions to help them find work.

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