Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Premier Campbell Newman rejects Greens Senator's claims as 'spurious'

Tony Moore Premier Campbell Newman has rejected claims by Senator Larissa Waters that he tried to pressure a CMC inquiry in coal seam gas project approvals as "spurious".

Greens hope to capitalise on Labor revival

Lead senate candidate for the Greens Adam Stone speaks to a journalist before a rally against the punitive Asylum seeker policy of the Government held in King George Square in Brisbane.27th of July 2013. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore The Greens hope to piggy-back on Kevin Rudd's popularity in Queensland to win a crucial second Senate seat in Queensland and preserve the carbon pricing scheme.

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Greens push for Medicare budget boost

Portrait of Queensland's first Greens Senator, Larissa Waters. Saturday 17th November 2012. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH BUSINESS 121117

Tony Moore The Greens will push to restore the $664 million cut which Labor cut from the Medicare budget in this year's federal budget.

Queensland government to pave way for new electricity retailers

Electricity meter.

Tony Moore New legislation to be introduced in state Parliament on Wednesday could make room for three to four new players in Queensland's electricity retail market, industry sources say.

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Government back down on uni fee changes likely: rally told

High school and university students protest federal education cuts in Brisbane.

Tony Moore and Eveline Fielding Queensland's university students believe the federal government will have to back down on its planned changes to university loans, fees and grants to university, a rally was told in Brisbane's CBD...

Larissa Waters accuses Campbell Newman of pressuring CMC probe

Greens Senator Larissa Waters.

Tony Moore Greens Senator wants answers over CMC probe into coal seam gas approvals.

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Whistleblower says there was evidence of CSG breaches

Santos and QGC had coal seam gas projects approved in 2014.

Tony Moore Whistleblower says CMC had evidence coal seam gas project approvals breached Act.

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Premier Campbell Newman says QGC meeting above board, but not sure who called for it

Newman

Tony Moore Premier Campbell Newman says he cannot remember if it was his government or the QGC coal seam gas company that called for a meeting held in his chief of staff’s office.

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10 staff to monitor 800 environmental projects: report

Vision demonstrating failings in the bund wall at Gladstone Harbour.

Tony Moore Only 10 staff monitored 800 environmentally-sensitive projects across the country, a report on Gladstone Harbour reveals.

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More than 100 Environment Department jobs cut

Environmental monitoring was inadequate ahead of the 
Gladstone Harbour  disaster.

Tony Moore Unit that monitors environment standards hit in Federal Budget cuts.

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Brisbane students protest university fee hikes

Police move on UQ LNC members who tried to interrupt a protest in Brisbane's Queens Park against increasing university fees.

Tony Moore Around 500 students take to Brisbane streets to condemn funding changes.

Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor but signs of improvement: report

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore A major report card shows water quality in the inshore of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor, despite reductions in pesticides and nutrients flowing on to the reef.

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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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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Bob Katter names James Blundell among his Senate hopefuls

Bob Katter

Tony Moore The man who sang Way Out West could be Australia's most influential man, way down south after this year's federal election, if you are speaking Bob Katter's language.

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Powerhouse forum brings politics to the people

powerhouse forum

Tony Moore House of Power forum tackles everything from nuclear energy to airport noise.

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Great Barrier Reef trust promised by Coalition

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore The Coalition wants to set up a $40 million Reef Trust - jointly co-ordinated by Queensland and federal governments - to manage the Great Barrier Reef.

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Public service job cuts continue with 30 more redundancies

Queensland government sheds 30 more public service jobs.

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.

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Call for unemployed to get transport discounts

Brisbane bus

Tony Moore Queensland's two major political parties have rejected calls to offer the unemployed public transport concessions to help them find work.

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Lord Mayor Quirk talks up bikeways grand plan

Porsche’s $11,000 pushbike (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore Spending on Brisbane bikeways will increase to $120 million over the next four years, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has pledged as part of his re-election bid.