Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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.

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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Paroled inmates unable to find accommodation returning to prison at $70,000 a year

Prison

Tony Moore Queensland prisoners eligible for parole are struggling to find suitable accommodation so some are spending up to two years longer than they need to in jail, each costing taxpayers $70,000 a year.

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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 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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Six dams need safety upgrades: Seqwater

Tony Moore Major work is needed on six of southeast Queensland’s dams over the next five years to make sure that they continue to operate safely, a Seqwater spokesman said.

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Ethics committee finds Ros Bates misled parliament but not intentionally

Ros Bates

Tony Moore Former arts and science minister Ros Bates misled state parliament when she read information to the parliament in October 2013 about her son Ben Gommers' appointment to the Transport Department,...

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Mines handling risks pollution and legal action: report

Tony Moore Ministers accused of putting environment at risk and exposed state to legal action.

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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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Brisbane transit tunnel named

BaT tunnel

Tony Moore Brisbane's underground bus and rail project will be named the BaT tunnel, the Queensland Government has announced.

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Labor questions how $200,000 donation went to Rudd's electorate account

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Tony Moore and James Massola Labor number crunchers are asking why a $200,000 election campaign donation ended up in Kevin Rudd's electorate account.

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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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Clive Palmer's waste could leak onto Great Barrier Reef: Minister

Clive Palmer presser (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore ‘‘Significant risk’’ toxic sludge from Queensland Nickel refinery will contaminate the Great Barrier Reef, says government.

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.

Scientists get second shot at Gladstone Harbour probe

Tony Moore Two CSIRO scientists who last year found Gladstone Harbour to be healthy have been appointed to conduct a new independent inquiry into the harbour.

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Bringing Malala's message to Australia

Tony Moore Australian CEO's get behind Pakistani girl shot by Taliban.

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Fewer women studying medicine

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Tony Moore There has been a sharp drop in the number of women accepted into the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland, latest research in the Medical Journal of Australia shows.

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