Tony Moore is a senior reporter for brisbanetimes.com.au.
Tony Moore Queensland's public servants fear a second wave of retrenchments after confirmation that 30 positions were quietly abolished in the Environment Portfolio three weeks ago.
Tony Moore The environmental health of Moreton Bay has declined again because of soil running into the region’s waterways, according to the latest data from Healthy Waterways.
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.
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.
Tony Moore Another bout of heavy rain could cut Brisbane's water supply, a respected water ecologist warns.
Tony Moore Historians will look back at Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls's first two Budget speeches to see how Queensland shrugged off one natural disaster (2011), shed a government (2012) and then suffered...
Tony Moore Brisbane's average residential rates bill will rise 3.8 per cent under Brisbane City Council's 2013-14 budget, lifting it by 88 cents a week or $45.60 a year.
Tony Moore A Kallangur man who installed 42 solar panels on the roof of his house now receives $1500 a quarter through selling his surplus energy to the state government.
Tony Moore Queensland's Roma - flooded for three consecutive years - has state government support for $13 million it needs to build a $20 million, 4.8 kilometre flood-proofing levee.
Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been cleared of improper land negotiations after its decision to pay developer Mirvac $9 million for riverside land at Tennyson in 2011.
Tony Moore The company that helped relocate Grantham in 2011 has offered to kickstart a flood-proofing plan for water-logged Gympie - for free.
Tony Moore Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has refused to address predicted rates rises in the upcoming budget despite reports this year's rates hike could be three times higher than last year.
Tony Moore Twenty-four flooded homes have been bought by Brisbane City Council in 2011-12 under its flood buy-back scheme, eight fewer than predicted.
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.
Tony Moore Free wi-fi will be rolled out in more Brisbane City Council parks in one of the only real surprises in Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's first budget.
Tony Moore Brisbane Lord Mayor Campbell Newman has won LNP endorsement to stand in the seat of Ashgrove at the next state election.
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.