Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Queensland 'Open Mosque Day' to better understanding of Islam

Tony Moore Queensland's Islamic community will today announce an annual Queensland Mosque Day from 2015 to encourage people to learn about Muslim faith, rather than seeing it through the biased eyes of...

What is Jabhat al-Nusra?

Islam

Tony Moore The terrorism group, Jabhat al-Nusra, which has come to the attention of Queenslanders in the past week is directly linked to al-Qaeda.

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Gold Coast mosque application: Council taking legal advice

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore The application for a mosque at Currumbin Waters has been rejected by the Gold Coast City Council in a margin of 10 votes to five.

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Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Generic depression.

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

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Cyclist death prompts calls for Gabba to Goodwill Bridge bike lane

Cycle groups call for an uninterrupted bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Leading cycling groups say the tragic death of a young cyclist has highlighted the immediate need for an uninterrupted, designated bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

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Council warned of Annerley Road bike danger zone before fatal crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been warned numerous times about a cycling danger zone where a rider died on Thursday morning.

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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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Gold Coast council recommends mosque, rejects 4am prayer time

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Gold Coast City Council has today recommended an abandoned factory at Currumbin become a Muslim mosque, but has rejected a 4am start for morning prayers after nearly 4000 complaints from...

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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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Flouting height limits drives up land prices: councillor

A Vulture Street block where 17 storeys have been approved on land with a 10-storey height limit.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Developers accused of over-inflating land prices with development applications.

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Kurilpa: Residents call for international design competition

An artist's impression of buildings in the Kurilpa draft plan.

Tony Moore It worked for South Bank in the 1990s and now an international design competition should be used to lay out the future for nearby South Brisbane, say West End residents.

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Talk to us first on South Brisbane plan: Quirk

Draft of the Kurilpa Riverfront Renewal Master Plan.

Tony Moore Do you want to want revitalise South Brisbane?

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Legacy to get $100,000 a year from tunnel

The western portal to the Legacy Way tunnel in Toowong.

Tony Moore One cent will be donated to charity for every trip made on Legacy Way tunnel.

$2m bikeway will encourage more cyclists

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Tony Moore A new $2 million bikeway will extend existing path around the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

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Gold Coast residents to rally against Currumbin mosque proposal

Islam

Tony Moore Gold Coast residents are continuing to oppose the building of an Islamic mosque at Currumbin Waters, although two Christian churches are already operating less than 80 metres away from the proposed...

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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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Gold Coast beach protection work begins

Tony Moore The next stage of Gold Coast City Council’s $18.6 million-a-year beach protection program against  summer storms has begun with sand being pumped from Tallebudgera Creek onto Burleigh...

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...

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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