Tony Moore

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Unions approach 3700 public servants under new government policy

Tony Moore and Cameron Atfield More than 3700 new Queensland public servants have been contacted by a union between July and September since the ALP replaced the LNP as leaders of the Queensland Government, latest statistics...

Jakarta terrorist attacks: Qld closes Jakarta Trade Office

Queensland has closed its Jakarta Trade Office following the terror attacks in Indonesia.

Tony Moore "We extend our sympathies to the Indonesian Government for this outrageous terrorist attack," Acting Premier Jackie Trad says.

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Queensland domestic violence services get $6m boost

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says

Tony Moore "Queensland determined to tackle scourge," Trad says.

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Late night advertising campaign should frame attackers as cowards: Lynham

CCTV footage of a man being assaulted in Fortitude Valley on Wednesday night.

Tony Moore Identifying accused attackers in alcohol-fuelled violence as cowards is a powerful idea for an advertising campaign to accompany the government's 'last drinks' legislation,...

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Black lung: Coal union fears Qld cases could increase towards 30

Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said eight of Queensland's 14 underground coal mines had been operating at above maximum coal dust levels until 2015.

Tony Moore There are "30 to 40" names of Queenslanders suspected with "black lung" disease on a mine union spreadsheet, their industry safety spokesman told reporters on Thursday afternoon.

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'They're trying to turn the Sunshine Coast into the Gold Coast' - campers

Campers at Mooloolaba circa 1930s.

Tony Moore Campers at one of Queensland's most famous caravan parks want to have their beachside holiday spot included on Queensland's Heritage Register to stop council plans to build a big landscaped garden on...

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Redcliffe rail line 100 years in the making to be running by Ekka 2016

Murrumba MP Chris Whiting and young son, Guy, at the new Kippa Ring train station

Tony Moore Passengers will finally be able to catch a train from the Redcliffe Peninsula to the heart of Brisbane within six months.

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Government wants 'last drinks' debate early and have law in place by July 1

Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath wanst to have new 'last drinks' legislation in place by July 1.

Tony Moore Attorney-General aims to get legislation in place quickly.

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Fortitude Valley to remain open but uncertainty over repairs: Queensland Rail

Shocked commuters watch rising floodwater cover the tracks at Fortitude Valley Station.

Tony Moore Queensland Rail will not close Fortitude Valley train station to speed up $19 million of repairs to prevent heavy rains flooding the train lines as it has since November 2014, QR's corporate affairs...

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Second port strike added in Brisbane as tensions rise

Tug boats move container boats into position.

Tony Moore Brisbane – and other Australian seaports - are creeping towards an ugly seven-day strike by tug boat crews which could genuinely affect the massive fuel tankers and container ships entering the...

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Brisbane 2011 flood levels 're-mapped' by class action law firm

Brisbane Floods
Ryan St Hill End 
Pic Nick Moir 14 january 2011

Tony Moore All of Brisbane has been re-mapped to show where 2011 flood levels would have gone if Wivenhoe and Somerset dams had been correctly managed, 2011 floods class action lawyer Rebecca Gilsenan said on...

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Major Brisbane train station 'could close for weeks'

Shocked commuters watch rising floodwater cover the tracks at Fortitude Valley Station.

Tony Moore One of Brisbane busiest stations needs millions of dollars worth of work to prevent a repeat of flooding on the tracks in 2014 and 2015.

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Radiologists offer urgent specialist help as Qld black lung cases swell to five

Radiologists offer to form specialist panel to review miners chest X-rays as Qld black lung disease cases rise to five.

Tony Moore A register of radiologists able to more accurately read chest X-rays for the potentially-fatal black lung disease is now being prepared, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists...

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Brisbane floods 2011: Five things that changed forever

The new Queenslander, designed by architect Michael Rayner, whose own home was flooded.

Tony Moore The January 2011 floods changed Queensland – particularly the state's south-east.

Brisbane's new $100m cruise ship terminal to go to Cabinet

A Royal Caribbean mega liner capable of bringing 2400 visitors to a destination.

Tony Moore The world's largest cruise ships could be in Brisbane from mid-2019 with plans for the city's second cruise ship terminal to be built in a $100 million project at Luggage Point.

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Rival calls 'fault' over Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate's free Aust Open tickets

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is being scrutinised for accepting tickets to the Australian Open in January 2015 from a telecommunications company that later won a $150 million council tender.

Tony Moore Tom Tate will have to explain why he accepted Australian Open freebies from Optus, which was bidding for a $150 million tender to manage the council's computer software.

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Tug boat strike will have 'minimal' impact: Port of Brisbane

Tug operators at the Port of Brisbane will strike for 12 hours on Wednesday.

Tony Moore Port of Brisbane expects minimal impact when crews go on strike.

'Parliament should consult conscience on lockout laws': Queensland Law Society

Study finds chances of becoming a victim of alcohol-fuelled violence increase at venues with extended trading hours.

Tony Moore All Queensland politicians should search their conscience about the effectiveness of Queensland's nightclub lock-out laws in the wake of the Cole Miller death, Queensland Law Society president Bill...

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Tug boat strike to shut eastern ports

Tony Moore Tug boat crews in eastern Australia will strike next Tuesday for 12 hours halting all coal carriers, fuel carriers and bulk container vessels in the ports of Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney Botany,...

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Cole Miller death: Danny Green calls for tougher coward punch penalties

Boxer Danny Green has called for tougher sentencing for coward punches in the wake of Cole Miller's death.

Tony Moore Champion boxer Danny Green has called for tougher penalties for coward punches in the wake of Cole Miller's death on Monday.

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