Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Yasi damage will help design cyclone-tough homes

Tony Moore More than 24,000 cyclone insurance claims for damaged homes in North Queensland will be tested over the next six months as James Cook University's Cyclone Testing Station tries to plan...

Brisbane waterways in poor heath

Wivenhoe Dam overflow.

Tony Moore Brisbane, you have a drinking problem.

Gold Coast road widened to four lanes by Christmas

Trucks make up 40 per cent of traffic on Stanmore Road.

Tony Moore An important Gold Coast freight road in the fast-growing area of Yatala should be widened to four lanes by Christmas, Gold Coast City Council said on Monday.

South Brisbane makes way for a new Milk Factory

The old Coronation Hotel on Montague Road.

Tony Moore An old South Brisbane pub will be reborn as the locale's newest Milk Factory.

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Heritage bridge may cause Lytton Road bottleneck

The heritage-listed Canning Bridge, over Norman Creek at East Brisbane.

Tony Moore Bridge to remain four lanes despite Lytton Road six-lane upgrade.

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East Brisbane homes resumed in Lytton Road upgrade

The proposed Lytton Road upgrade will require resumption of houses at East Brisbane.

Tony Moore Bottlenecked Lytton Road widened to six lanes by 2020.

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South Brisbane plan a 'fluffy cartoon': architects

The redevelopment of South Brisbane's Kurilpa Peninsula is set to include highrises and parkland.

Tony Moore Architects to ask council to redraft a "fluffy cartoon" plan to develop South Brisbane.

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$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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Treasurer questions million-dollar 'beehive' land tax sting

Springfield Land Corporation says it has spent $300,000 on its beehive operations.

Tony Moore The Queensland Government faces losing "millions of dollars" in land tax because property developers are simply installing beehives and claiming future residential land is being used for primary...

Toowong traffic headaches over 'champagne flute' towers

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

Tony Moore Developers of the "champagne flute towers" on the old ABC site at Toowong plan to let traffic turn right across one of Brisbane's busiest roads where there is currently a "left turn only" sign.

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Queensland 'Open Mosque Day' to better understanding of Islam

The Islamic mosque at Holland Park.

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...

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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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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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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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