Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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.

New dams considered to protect Ipswich, Brisbane

The government is considering raising Wivenhoe Dam by eight metres.

Tony Moore Government will announce by Christmas which of eight prospective dams it could build first.

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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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Bonded store buildings link to key parts of Brisbane history, says submission

building

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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East Brisbane church heritage listed

Tony Moore Church sparked controversy in the 1950s by adding a building to store human ashes.

Brisbane CSG company taps profits

Tony Moore New coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin will jump from 1000 a year to 1900 a year, according to a Brisbane-based CSG supply company.

Brisbane Airport rocked by sexual abuse allegations

Brisbane Airport

Tony Moore Police have been asked to investigate serious sexual abuse allegations at Brisbane Airport.

Work on Brisbane's new underground to begin next month

The planned George Street Station, part of the Underground Bus and Train project.

Tony Moore Work on Brisbane's $5 billion Underground Bus and Train project will start on January 14, when geotechnical work begins on the river bed between Gardens Point and South Brisbane.

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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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Union backs Brisbane City Council pay offer

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore A pay deal between Brisbane City Council and unions appears to have been reached, with average workers on $65,000 set to get an extra $55 a fortnight.

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Coalition election campaign in Brisbane

Campbell Newman

Tony Moore The Coalition will hold its federal election campaign launch in Brisbane on Sunday as it officially begins its bid to wrest power from the Kevin Rudd-led Labor Party.

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Brisbane the election's ground zero

The great debate debate (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore Both major parties will formally launch their 2013 election campaigns in Brisbane.

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Crown denies plans for casino at South Brisbane

James Packer

Tony Moore Billionaire James Packer has shot down one of Brisbane's fastest spreading rumours by rejecting suggestions he has offered to buy riverside land at South Brisbane.

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The next Brisbane battleground in Australia's hardware wars

The battle for Brisbane's hardware dollar is heating up.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s western suburbs are now bracing to become the latest battlefield in Australia's hardware wars.

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Mandela's legacy will remain, says Brisbane-based friend

Felix Balfour

Tony Moore South African man Felix Balfour last spoke to Nelson Mandela in 2003 when he was invited to the wedding of one of Mandela's grandchildren.

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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.

What Brisbane can expect from the G20

road block closed

Tony Moore South Brisbane businesses along Grey Street and Little Stanley Street will be hit hardest by security at next year's G20 summit as the first firm details are released by police.

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Brisbane budget: rates bill to rise $45.60 a year

cash

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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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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Death of the Brisbane backyard? Lots to go under the knife

backyard

Tony Moore Brisbane's traditional suburban backyard could face a slow death under Brisbane City Council's new draft City Plan, according to Council Opposition Leader Cr Milton Dick.

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