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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BaT tunnel could still change: Newman

Brisbane's planned BaT Tunnel.

Tony Moore Brisbane now has six weeks to pass its final comments on the $5 billion BaT tunnel.

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Champagne flute towers proposed for Toowong ABC site

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Three glass towers proposed for Toowong riverbank on site of abandoned ABC studios.

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Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Kurilpa

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

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Developers to learn today of lucrative riverfront land plans

The section of land set to be sold to developers.

Tony Moore A masterplan which outlines how almost a billion dollars worth of Brisbane's lucrative riverfront land can be developed is to be explained in detail to developers at a $150-a-head lunch today.

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New vision for South Brisbane includes two new parks, amphitheatre

An artist's impression of the revamped riverfront.

Tony Moore The old Parmalat Milk Factory on the river at South Brisbane will become a park and an amphitheatre will be built nearby as part of Brisbane City Council’s new vision for South Brisbane.

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South Brisbane's Parmalat warns shifting costs 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

Kurilpa

Tony Moore Land occupier Parmalat's Milk has dropped a brick of reality into plans to revitalise South Brisbane by saying it would cost them several "hundreds of millions of dollars" for them to shift and they...

Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

BCC has refused to renew Brisbane Transport chief Alan Warren's contract.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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Brisbane's car park gold mines revealed

Brisbane City Council expects to receive $20.89 million from parking meters and $27.9 million from parking fines in 2014-15.

Tony Moore Figures reveal Brisbane's parking revenue hotspots, with the council set to rake in $48 million from parking meters and fines in the next year.

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New twist on car pooling could save $100 a week

CommuterXpress carpooler Mark Vaney with Brisbane's deputy mayor, Cr Adrian Schrinner.

Tony Moore Car pooling is back, but with a difference.

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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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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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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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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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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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.

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.