Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Traffic major concern for Brisbane's newest suburb

Tony Moore Traffic from a new north-south road connecting traffic from Upper Kedron and The Gap will be a major concern for Brisbane City Council from a massive new suburb to be built in Brisbane’s...

New Brisbane suburb: More koalas to die on road

Koala deaths are expected to increase if plans for a major new suburb in Brisbane's west go ahead.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s new super-suburb between The Gap and Upper Kedron will increase “koala strike” on Mt Nebo Road, its own planning documents reveal.

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Development

New $900m mega-suburb touted for Brisbane

A new $900m development is touted for The Gap.

Tony Moore More than 1350 homes are proposed a $900 million new suburb in 227 hectares of bushland right next to D’Aguilar National Park at The Gap.

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Industry 'appalled' by Brisbane CBD asbestos risk

Tony Moore Smashed fibre cement sheeting at the partially-demolished Law Courts Building in Brisbane’s George Street was an asbestos risk to site workers, the president of the Asbestos Industry...

Heritage trails step into history of Brisbane suburbs

Brisbane's Albion Hotel, circa 1866.

Tony Moore New heritage trails through Albion, Indooroopilly and Ascot released.

Brisbane rail freight track on conference agenda

The idea of a new rail freight link was raised last year.

Tony Moore Rail freight link proposed between Toowoomba and Brisbane’s port.

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Brisbane's urban oasis gets $2.5 million facelift

Greenes Falls track, D'?Aguilar National Park.

Tony Moore The gateway to the national parks closet to Brisbane today received $2.5 million for a facelift from the Queensland Government.

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South Brisbane Telstra outage hits homes and business

Tony Moore Almost 300 won't get services back until Wednesday afternoon.

Dredging to build second Brisbane Airport runway begins in weeks

Tony Moore Sand from near Moreton Island will later this month be sucked up and spread across 350 hectares of swamp to begin building Brisbane Airport's $1.3billion new runway.

Brisbane train journeys slower than in 1980, says rail veteran

Tony Moore It now takes longer to catch a train from Ipswich to Brisbane Central in 2014 than it did in late 1980, a train driver and expert who worked for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Is Brisbane set for a tram revival?

A Brisbane tram, in the era when they still roamed  the city's streets.

Tony Moore If Brisbane’s Bus and Train tunnel removes 200 buses a day from Brisbane’s inner-city streets by 2020, could trams return to Adelaide Street?

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Brisbane students protest university fee hikes

Police move on UQ LNC members who tried to interrupt a protest in Brisbane's Queens Park against increasing university fees.

Tony Moore Around 500 students take to Brisbane streets to condemn funding changes.

Brisbane trams investigated by Newman in 2007

Brisbane has flirted with a return to light rail several times in recent years.

Tony Moore Queensland's premier Campbell Newman had Brisbane City Council investigate the viability of returning trams to Brisbane's streets in 2007 when he was Brisbane's lord mayor.

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Revitalising 'birthplace of Brisbane' part of casino development: Deputy Premier

Gaming giants Echo Entertainment and Crown have been shortlisted to develop Brisbane's second casino.

Tony Moore The "birthplace of Brisbane" will be a formal part of the integrated resort complex in George Street.

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Bus hits pedestrian in Brisbane CBD: Council 'open to review' signals

A pedestrian has been hit by a bus in the Brisbane CBD.

Tony Moore and Kristian Silva Brisbane City Council will review pedestrian crossing signals if police deem timing was a factor behind a bus hitting a pedestrian in the CBD, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says.

Charles Darwin arrives in Brisbane for airport project

Tony Moore A boat which will be instrumental in the creation of Brisbane Airport's second runway has arrived in the city.

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Powder coats Port of Brisbane after 'larger than expected' refinery release

A chemical release at the Port of Brisbane's Caltex refinery has sparked concerns.

Tony Moore An unusually large chemical release at the Port of Brisbane has seen a sandy white powder settle on cars and workers, sparking health concerns.

Brisbane City Council to sell, lease, then sub lease own property

Brisbane City Hall.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council is set to defend a decision to sell a property built for $26 million two years ago to its own investment arm for less than half the cost, before leasing it back and sub leasing...

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Brisbane gives Expo 2020 guests emergency clues

Dubai will host World Expo 2020.

Tony Moore Brisbane hosted World Expo 88 more than a quarter of a century ago and today Brisbane is playing a role in the future World Expo 2020.

Boarding houses come at high price for Brisbane battlers

Homeless

Tony Moore Battlers in Brisbane's inner-city boarding houses are now paying more rent than those living in government-subsidised crisis housing.

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