Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Brisbane City Council to sell, lease, then sub lease own property

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council is set to defend a decision to sell a property built for $26 million two years ago to its own investment arm for less than half the cost, before leasing it back and sub leasing...

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Union backs Brisbane City Council pay offer

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore A pay deal between Brisbane City Council and unions appears to have been reached, with average workers on $65,000 set to get an extra $55 a fortnight.

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1860s home on ABC Toowong site heritage listed

The Middenbury house, on the old ABC site at Toowong, will be preserved.

Tony Moore A well-preserved 1860s home built on the former ABC site at Toowong has been added to Queensland’s Heritage Register.

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New Brisbane suburb: More koalas to die on road

Koala deaths are expected to increase if plans for a major new suburb in Brisbane's west go ahead.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s new super-suburb between The Gap and Upper Kedron will increase “koala strike” on Mt Nebo Road, its own planning documents reveal.

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Heritage trails step into history of Brisbane suburbs

Brisbane's Albion Hotel, circa 1866.

Tony Moore New heritage trails through Albion, Indooroopilly and Ascot released.

Traffic major concern for Brisbane's newest suburb

Traffic congestion.

Tony Moore Traffic from a new north-south road connecting traffic from Upper Kedron and The Gap will be a major concern for Brisbane City Council from a massive new suburb to be built in Brisbane’s...

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Development

New $900m mega-suburb touted for Brisbane

A new $900m development is touted for The Gap.

Tony Moore More than 1350 homes are proposed a $900 million new suburb in 227 hectares of bushland right next to D’Aguilar National Park at The Gap.

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Premier, Lord Mayor stand by Di Bella

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens, Tony Moore The Queensland premier and Brisbane's Lord Mayor have both backed Phillip Di Bella, despite the emergence of his long history of offensive, expletive laden rants aired on social media.

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Stefan's big racquet returns to new tennis park at Milton

Tony Moore After more than 15 years there is once again a massive tennis racquet back on Milton Road near Milton’s XXXX Brewery to show the links between Brisbane’s oldest and its newest tennis park.

TransApex is dead - bring on the River's Edge

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephen Quirk’s council is finally beginning to leave Newman’s infrastructure legacy behind.

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BMD to build Cannon Hill golf course in exchange for land

The proposed layout of the Cannon Hill golf course.

Tony Moore Legacy Way’s developer BMD is being asked by Brisbane City Council to fund Brisbane’s newest golf course, an 18-hole public golf course at Cannon Hill on 125 hectares of council-owned...

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Your phone may replace your Go Card

Queensland Transport is looking at options to update the Go-Card.

Tony Moore Smart phone app might also be used as a debit card to buy food, drink and magazines.

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Rates challenge hits council budgets

Up to 20 local councils in Queensland could be affected by court action over the collection of rates.

Tony Moore Budgets about to be handed down in 20 of Queensland’s biggest councils face disarray with a court challenge over their rates policies unlikely to be heard before Christmas.

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Old tram tracks exposed in city's heart

Tram tracks unearthed on Adelaide Street.

Tony Moore Old tram tracks have been unearthed in Brisbane’s CBD and are beginning to cause problems for the city’s commuter cars, buses and cyclists.

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$8m suicide barrier contract a year late

Tony Moore An $8.4 million Brisbane City Council contract to build suicide barriers on the Story Bridge is running a year late.

Is Brisbane set for a tram revival?

A Brisbane tram, in the era when they still roamed  the city's streets.

Tony Moore If Brisbane’s Bus and Train tunnel removes 200 buses a day from Brisbane’s inner-city streets by 2020, could trams return to Adelaide Street?

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Brisbane trams investigated by Newman in 2007

Brisbane has flirted with a return to light rail several times in recent years.

Tony Moore Queensland's premier Campbell Newman had Brisbane City Council investigate the viability of returning trams to Brisbane's streets in 2007 when he was Brisbane's lord mayor.

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City Hall restoration wins conservation award

Rejuvenation work underway at City Hall.

Tony Moore $220m City Hall restoration takes out top conservation prize.

Bus hits pedestrian in Brisbane CBD: Council 'open to review' signals

A pedestrian has been hit by a bus in the Brisbane CBD.

Tony Moore and Kristian Silva Brisbane City Council will review pedestrian crossing signals if police deem timing was a factor behind a bus hitting a pedestrian in the CBD, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says.

Parking inquiry targets schools, homes, shopping centres

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has decided to run an open slather inquiry into the vexed question of parking in Brisbane.

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