Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Could Queensland hospitals benefit from running own carparks?

Tony Moore Queensland Health should own and run the car parks at the state's hospitals to give it the opportunity to generate millions of dollars for hospitals, an Auditor General's report points out.

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Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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Driver critical after horror truck explosion

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore The driver of a truck that exploded on Friday night remains in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.

McCulkin cold case: investigator was to take Barbara to safe house before disappearance

Barbara McCulkin with one of her daughters.

Tony Moore Former Brisbane investigator, weapons trainer and now security consultant, John Ryan was about to drive Barbara McCulkin to a safehouse near Glen Innes the day she disappeared in January 1974.

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.

MH17 victims Roger and Jill Guard remembered

Roger and Jill Guard with their daughter, Amanda.

Tony Moore Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre overflows as the community celebrates the lives Toowoomba's Roger and Jill Guard, who died in the MH17 disaster.

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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Putin not welcome at G20: Newman

Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Tony Moore Russian president Vladimir Putin would not be welcome in Brisbane for the G20 conference in November if he does not make sure the MH17 crash site in the Ukraine is immediately secured for...

Brisbane rail freight track on conference agenda

The idea of a new rail freight link was raised last year.

Tony Moore Rail freight link proposed between Toowoomba and Brisbane’s port.

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UQ Ipswich university campus at half capacity

Tony Moore The University of Queensland has a capacity of 3300 students, but had only 1397 enrolled students in 2013.

UQ to sell its Ipswich campus

USQ is set to take over UQ's Ipswich campus.

Tony Moore One of Queensland's most prestigious universities plans to sell its Ipswich campus to one of its university competitors.

Budget provides $280 million for final section of Ipswich Motorway

a line of trucks along the ipswich motorway just outside ipswich. 28th of January 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore Tuesday's Federal Budget will contain $280 million to finish the final section of the Ipswich Motorway and $1.3 billion for Toowoomba's range crossing Fairfax Media can reveal.

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Thousands of Qld federal servants face budget cuts

Brisbane branch of the Department of Immigration.

Tony Moore About 18,500 Queensland-based federal government employees face a nervous wait for the budget to be unveiled today, with indications 16,000 public sector jobs could be slashed across the country.

$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.

Four trail bike riders airlifted to hospital

Tony Moore Four men riding trail bikes have been airlifted to different hospitals after crashing from their bikes this weekend.

Queensland Budget 2014: Winners and losers

Queensland budget 2014

Tony Moore Pensioners are the big losers, while the city of Toowoomba and children needing care are the main winners in a dry Queensland budget.

Revised case to be made for range crossing project

Road

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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Nurses union wants talks in wake of attack

Generic nurse.

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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Inland rail likely to trump Cross River under Abbott

Rail

Tony Moore A $4.7 billion plan for an inland freight rail line from Melbourne to Brisbane via Parkes and Toowoomba will push aside Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project, Shadow Infrastructure Minister Warren...

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Lockyer Valley remembers darkest hour

Private Colin Afflick from 8th/9th Battalion looks over the devastation in the town of Grantham.

Tony Moore A region made "sacred by courage and loss'' has marked the first anniversary of the January floods with an emotional ceremony at centre of the Lockyer Vallery.