Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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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.

Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to add lagoon, amphitheatre

An artist impression of the Botanic Gardens expansion at Mt Coot-tha.

Tony Moore Work on the biggest expansion to Brisbane’s Botanical Garden in 40 years will be revealed Wednesday morning in the parkland at the Legacy Way tunnel at Toowong.

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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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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.

DA lodged for George Street tower

300 George Street

Tony Moore An 82 storey, 274-metre tall apartment tower looks set to be built on the North Quay side of the old Supreme and District Court site on George Street.

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Belvedere building to be bulldozed after fire

The heritage-listed Belvedere building burns at South Brisbane.

Marissa Calligeros and Tony Moore The historic Belvedere home in South Brisbane has been destroyed by fire.

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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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Margaret Street buildings likely to be demolished


Tony Moore Brisbane City Council will likely approve the demolition of three 100-year-old brick buildings in Margaret Street and let a dog park be built prior to the G20 conference.

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Brisbane's birthplace recognition backed by heritage and tourism groups

Brisbane birthplace

Tony Moore Architects, heritage experts, and tourism experts have backed recognising Brisbane's birthplace on the Brisbane River as a gateway to the city.

Brunswick Street Mall to lose grungy image

Photograph taken by Michelle Smith on Friday 19th October, 2012.
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Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley.

Tony Moore Brisbane's grunge centre of the 1980s and 1990s – Fortitude Valley's Brunswick Street Mall – is set to get a $4 million makeover that will shake off its shabby image.

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Brisbane budget: rates bill to rise $45.60 a year


Tony Moore Brisbane's average residential rates bill will rise 3.8 per cent under Brisbane City Council's 2013-14 budget, lifting it by 88 cents a week or $45.60 a year.

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Redesign will rid Valley mall of clutter


Tony Moore Brisbane’s lord mayor Graham Quirk this morning unveils plans for a $4 million revamp of the Fortitude Valley Mall.

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Valley set to host live theatre and street music


Tony Moore Talks are underway for a new live theatre venue in Fortitude Valley.

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Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

Brisbane bus routes are under the microscope.

Tony Moore and Katherine Feeney Pressure is mounting on the Transport Minister Scott Emerson to announce changes to southeast Queensland's busways before the university semester begins.

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Brisbane's City Plan 2012 revealed

Brisbane during Riverfire

Tony Moore The Brisbane of 2031 is predicted and planned for in the new draft City Plan.

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Safety barriers for Story Bridge

Story Bridge suicide barriers.

Tony Moore Brisbane's Story Bridge will have three metre-high safety barriers in place by mid 2014, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced on Wednesday.

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Traffic may return to Brunswick Street Mall

Brunswick Street Mall

Tony Moore Brisbane's Brunswick Street Mall could be re-opened to day traffic by June, according to Fortitude Valley's main business group.

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Council cleared over Mirvac deal

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been cleared of improper land negotiations after its decision to pay developer Mirvac $9 million for riverside land at Tennyson in 2011.

Hotel shortage hits Brisbane's hip pocket

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Tony Moore The lack of hotel rooms in Brisbane is costing the city 87,000 visitors each year and depriving the local economy of $106 million annually, new research reveals.

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More rain could cut Brisbane water supply: ecologist


Tony Moore Another bout of heavy rain could cut Brisbane's water supply, a respected water ecologist warns.

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