Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

New ideas for reef dredge spoil should be investigated: Queensland MP

Tony Moore A proposal to deposit dredge spoil from the expanding Abbot Point coal terminal north of Bowen onshore at a disused salt plant must now be fully examined, the government's Federal MP for the...

Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

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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.

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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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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.

Brisbane woman leads NASA's search for life on Mars

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Tony Moore An “extraordinarily brilliant” Brisbane woman – named one of the world’s leading scientific minds in 2006 – is now leading NASA’s search for life on Mars.

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Barrett centre suicide link to be investigated: Springborg

Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

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

Queensland budget 2014: Federal cuts have 'major implications' for Qld hospitals

Queensland budget 2014

Tony Moore Despite federal government cuts in health and education from 2017-18, state government spending in both portfolios increased above inflation in the state budget.

Insurance hikes in tropical Queensland damaging business, owners claim

Tony Moore A North Queensland small businesses is questioning insurance premiums which have quadrupled in three years, describing them as "anti-business" and hurting north Queensland.

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'World's biggest' silica mine damaged by Cyclone Ita

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Tony Moore The world's biggest silica mine at Cape Flattery - providing the silica used in 90 per cent of the world's flat screen TVs - was extensively damaged when Cyclone Ita swept across the coast on Friday...

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$500 million new money for Gympie 'danger' stretch of Bruce Highway

Tony Moore Seventeen "new" Bruce Highway projects are set to begin in the next four years.

Great Barrier Reef trust promised by Coalition

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore The Coalition wants to set up a $40 million Reef Trust - jointly co-ordinated by Queensland and federal governments - to manage the Great Barrier Reef.

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Queensland measles outbreak linked to Asian travel

Measles

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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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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Nurses union wants talks in wake of attack

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Tony Moore The Queensland Nurses Union will urgently write to Queensland Health today seeking urgent talks over statewide nurse safety after two chilling abduction attempts near Princess Alexandra Hospital over...

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Boys school tops list of highest OP results

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Tony Moore Elite all-boys private school Brisbane Grammar School remains the institution with the highest percentage 1-5 OP results in the state, results released on Friday show.

What Brisbane can expect from the G20

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Tony Moore South Brisbane businesses along Grey Street and Little Stanley Street will be hit hardest by security at next year's G20 summit as the first firm details are released by police.

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Labor 'hypocrisy' over rape saga: Newman

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Tony Moore LNP leader Campbell Newman has called the ALP "hypocrites" for concentrating on controversial rape comments made by his candidate for Cairns in 2008.

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West prepares to get wild

Cyclone Yasi.

Tony Moore When you are 412 kilometres inland from Cairns and almost halfway to the Gulf of Carpentaria, you don't automatically think your town needs to prepare for cyclones.