Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Fewer women studying medicine

Tony Moore There has been a sharp drop in the number of women accepted into the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland, latest research in the Medical Journal of Australia shows.

Bringing Malala's message to Australia

Tony Moore Australian CEO's get behind Pakistani girl shot by Taliban.

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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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Scientists get second shot at Gladstone Harbour probe

Tony Moore Two CSIRO scientists who last year found Gladstone Harbour to be healthy have been appointed to conduct a new independent inquiry into the harbour.

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Measles case causes concern

Tony Moore Residents and visitors at West End and Stradbroke Island have been put on alert after a new measles case in one of the state’s worst outbreaks.

Gladstone port inquiry requires 'prompt turnaround'

Coal ships being loaded at Gladstone coal loading facility.

Tony Moore Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will this week reveal details of a major inquiry into the leaking of dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef.

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Margaret Street buildings likely to be demolished

building

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council will likely approve the demolition of three 100-year-old brick buildings in Margaret Street and let a dog park be built prior to the G20 conference.

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Gladstone Harbour inquiry needed: scientist

Tony Moore A Fitzgerald-style inquiry should look into a Gladstone Harbour wall that leaked dredge material into the Great Barrier Reef, a prominent environmentalist says.

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Brisbane G20: Five tips to make the most of it

G20 Brisbane 2014

Tony Moore Brisbane should take five key steps to ensure next year’s G20 summit leaves a positive legacy for the city, according to a Canadian professor.

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State Government's go-slow on Koala Coast population figures

Koala signs are common throughout Petrie.

Tony Moore The State Government is yet to release crucial koala population data, as it begins to consider two projects in threatened koala habitats through Petrie and Redlands.

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Work on Brisbane's new underground to begin next month

The planned George Street Station, part of the Underground Bus and Train project.

Tony Moore Work on Brisbane's $5 billion Underground Bus and Train project will start on January 14, when geotechnical work begins on the river bed between Gardens Point and South Brisbane.

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Moreton Bay Council bypass proposal puts cars ahead of koalas

Tony Moore Brisbane's koalas are again at risk of being "decimated", this time under plans by Moreton Bay Regional Council to build a $125 million bypass near Dayboro over the North Pine River.

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Former test pilot among potential ALP candidates for Griffith

Tony Moore A Virgin pilot is the latest ALP figure to nominate for pre-selection to stand in the seat of Griffith, held until the weekend by former prime minister Kevin Rudd.

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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Jayant Patel pursuit costs Queensland taxpayers $3.6 million

Jayant Patel

Tony Moore It cost Queensland taxpayers close to $3.6 million over seven years to press charges of manslaughter, criminal negligence and fraud charges against former Bundaberg surgeon, Dr Jayant Patel.

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Griffith won't get a new MP for Christmas

Kevin Rudd

Tony Moore The by-election for the Brisbane seat vacated by outgoing MP Kevin Rudd is unlikely to be held before Christmas.

Fearless or foolhardy? A Queenslander's journey to Fukushima

Inside Fukushima's nuclear exclusion zone.

Tony Moore It is the extreme quiet inside the 30-kilometre exclusion zone around the world's second-worst nuclear disaster that is the most worrying.

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Brisbane Airport rocked by sexual abuse allegations

Brisbane Airport

Tony Moore Police have been asked to investigate serious sexual abuse allegations at Brisbane Airport.

Clive Palmer blames Rupert Murdoch for Kevin Rudd defeat

Kevin Rudd Clive Palmer

Tony Moore Clive Palmer believes Kevin Rudd was the ‘‘victim of a relentless and self-serving propaganda’’ campaign waged by Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.

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LNP's Glasson yet to decide if he will recontest Griffith

Former AMA president Bill Glasson.

Tony Moore Bill Glasson is yet to decide whether he will recontest the seat of Griffith.

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