Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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.