Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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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Recycled stormwater to irrigate playing fields

Tony Moore Seven stormwater harvesting centres are going to be built across Brisbane parks and reserves over the next 20 months at a cost of $10.78 million.

Legacy Way toll to remain a mystery

Construction work underway on the Legacy Way tunnel.

Tony Moore It will be another 12 months before Brisbane motorists learn exactly how much they will pay to use Brisbane's $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel between Toowong and the Inner City Bypass.

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Development to bring 1500 units to West End

The Absoe Furniture site at West End.

Tony Moore A Sydney developer has paid $42 million for a West End building site, with plans to build up to 1500 apartments in the suburb over the next five years.

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Forward Brisbane Leadership: a colourful history

Tony Moore Forward Brisbane Leadership - the fundraising trust that catapulted Campbell Newman to Brisbane’s lord mayoralty and the Queensland premier’s job - was always colourful.

Bonded Stores: Queensland Heritage Council members to sit out vote

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Tony Moore Two Queensland Heritage Council members have declared conflicts of interest and will not vote on whether to add Margaret Street’s historic Bonded Stores Buildings to the Queensland Heritage Register.

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Legacy Way and BaT tunnel to be linked, ending long commute from western suburbs

Bus/rail tunnel

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's worst traffic crawls - the bus trip from the western suburbs through the city and out to the southside - is set to be shortened by more than 15 minutes.

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Bonded store buildings link to key parts of Brisbane history, says submission

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Tony Moore The O'Reilly family that is linked to three century-old buildings in Margaret Street facing demolition are pioneers of the Australian steamship trade and a key part of Brisbane's port history.

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CityCats and ferries commandeered to recover bodies

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Tony Moore Water police are being forced to commandeer Brisbane City Council's ferries and CityCats to collect bodies from the water under the Story Bridge because they have no boats on weekends.

Police Minister Jack Dempsey orders probe into bridge suicide victims

Tony Moore Police Minister Jack Dempsey this morning asked Police Commissioner Ian Stewart to investigate complaints of Queensland Water Police delays in recovering bodies under the Story Bridge.

DA lodged for George Street tower

300 George Street

Tony Moore An 82 storey, 274-metre tall apartment tower looks set to be built on the North Quay side of the old Supreme and District Court site on George Street.

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Belvedere building to be bulldozed after fire

The heritage-listed Belvedere building burns at South Brisbane.

Marissa Calligeros and Tony Moore The historic Belvedere home in South Brisbane has been destroyed by fire.

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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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Margaret Street buildings likely to be demolished

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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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Bus strike likely as council workers rage over pay offer

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Tony Moore Brisbane residents are being warned to prepare for a bus driver strike, with 7000 furious council staff from a range of different sectors on the verge of taking industrial action.

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Gold Coast raises rates, leaves Council of Mayors

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate

Tony Moore Australia's second-largest local government – the Gold Coast – has dramatically left the Council of Mayors, the body used by local governments to lobby state and federal governments.

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Cheap private parking lures meter-shy motorists

Car parking will be paid at park and ride.

Tony Moore A price war between Brisbane's two major parking station operators offering cheap parking has lured thousands of night-time weekly shoppers too nervous to use city parking meters.

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Brunswick Street Mall to lose grungy image

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Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley.

Tony Moore Brisbane's grunge centre of the 1980s and 1990s – Fortitude Valley's Brunswick Street Mall – is set to get a $4 million makeover that will shake off its shabby image.

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Brisbane budget: rates bill to rise $45.60 a year

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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.

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