Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

All aboard - GC light rail takes off

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Newman returns to face dissatisfied voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Premier returns from break eager to push leadership credentials.

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Card sharks, cheating and casinos: the public servant remembers

Sir Leo Hielscher alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Can you imagine the state’s under treasurer sitting in a dark room in Las Vegas being shown by card sharks how to cheat at gambling?

Leo Hielscher backs asset sales

Sir Leo Hielscher announces his retirement as Queensland Treasury Corporation chair alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Highly respected Treasury official says it makes sense to sell some assets.

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Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore Research is needed discover whether concerns over the Great Barrier Reef’s future are impacting tourist numbers, a prominent tourism expert believes.

Brisbane G20: Five tips to make the most of it

G20 Brisbane 2014

Tony Moore Brisbane should take five key steps to ensure next year’s G20 summit leaves a positive legacy for the city, according to a Canadian professor.

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Gold Coast must be more than sun and surf: Tate

Gold Coast 2018

Tony Moore Boosting productivity from 'relaxed' Gold Coast workers by $20,000 a year and doubling business confidence are keys to Gold Coast City Council's bid to free itself from the boom-bust cycle holding...

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Gold Coast's love affair with cars, will it wane by 2018?

Tony Moore Cars are already the Gold Coast's biggest transport problem, a survey of its residents suggest.

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Moreton Bay Council bypass proposal puts cars ahead of koalas

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.

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Joh's Stradbroke land-for-bridge plan

Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Tony Moore The Bjelke-Petersen government considered gifting 800 hectares of prime crown land on North Stradbroke Island to developers in order to build a bridge across Moreton Bay, a 1982 cabinet document...

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Attempted nurse abduction: company offers $3 a night parking

Dark road

Tony Moore Queensland nurses have applauded a move by a private company operating car parks at Brisbane's inner-city hospitals to provide cheap, safe parking for nurses following a chilling abduction attempt on...

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Gold Coast to host swimming championships

swimming

Tony Moore The Gold Coast will host the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in 2014 after $20 million was set aside for a new aquatic centre in Friday morning's Gold Coast City Council budget.

Labor 'hypocrisy' over rape saga: Newman

Campbell Newman

Tony Moore LNP leader Campbell Newman has called the ALP "hypocrites" for concentrating on controversial rape comments made by his candidate for Cairns in 2008.

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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.