Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

Labor claims wait list 'merry-go-round'

Labor health spokeswoman Jo-Ann Miller.

Tony Moore Health Minister Lawrence Springborg's hospital waiting list guarantee was a "merry-go-around" for patients, Opposition health spokeswoman Jo Ann Miller said.

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Breast milk concerns raised for prison-born babies

Tony Moore The distraught mother of a baby born 16 days ago in prison has been separated from her son and is being cared for by Queensland Health, authorities say.

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Adani coal project at heart of Galilee plans

Indian company Adani wants to build one of the country's biggest coal mines in the Galilee Basin.

Tony Moore Talks at G20 instrumental in providing certainty to project.

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Government asked to protect 300 rail jobs in lease deal

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale.

Tony Moore Up to 300 of the remaining 400 rail jobs at Ipswich's Redbank railway workshops will be lost if the next round of a state government contract to service trains is not done in Redbank, the city's...

Computerised medicine risks first identified July 2013

Campbell Newman

Tony Moore Problems with Queensland's MetaVision health software system were first reported 17 months ago and reported in a departmental brief to the executive director of the Royal Brisbane and Women's...

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New barbed wire barriers block youth prison roof

Barbed wire barriers will stop access to prison roofs.

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's two youth detention prisons is about to have barbed wire barriers installed to stop protesting youths climbing up on prison roofs.

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Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

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.

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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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?

Queensland CSIRO staff to protest scientific brain drain

CSIRO Staff Association fears up to 100 Queensland jobs will go as a result of nation-wide cuts.

Tony Moore Up to 100 CSIRO jobs could go in Queensland from the 700 to be lost Australia-wide, the CSIRO's Staff Association said Tuesday mornings.

Revitalising 'birthplace of Brisbane' part of casino development: Deputy Premier

Gaming giants Echo Entertainment and Crown have been shortlisted to develop Brisbane's second casino.

Tony Moore The "birthplace of Brisbane" will be a formal part of the integrated resort complex in George Street.

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Queensland port sales 'not as valuable as NSW'

Ports play a significant role in the state government's asset sale agenda.

Tony Moore Australia's leading pro-infrastructure body says the Queensland Government will receive more for the long-term leases of port assets than the Newman Government is estimating.

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Pensioner anger over concession cuts grows

Seniors groups want to meet with government about cuts to concessions.

Tony Moore Council of the Ageing asks for urgent talks with Campbell Newman.

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Dramatic state government changes save BCC $1b rates headache

Houses

Tony Moore The Queensland Government on Wednesday night dramatically staved off a potential $2.3 billion challenge from Queensland's ratepayers against 20 of the state's biggest councils.

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Queensland high security prisons 'beyond capacity'

The number of people in all Queensland's prisons has soared to 7141since the Queensland government changed.

Tony Moore All but two of Queensland’s 11 high security prisons are now filled “beyond capacity”.

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Toxic waste releases never permitted by Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Tony Moore The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has never issued a permit for wastewater to be released to the reef from the nickel plant near Townsville, which has been owned by mining entrepreneur...

Clive Palmer's waste could leak onto Great Barrier Reef: Minister

Clive Palmer presser (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore ‘‘Significant risk’’ toxic sludge from Queensland Nickel refinery will contaminate the Great Barrier Reef, says government.