Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Privatising Gladstone's port will not impact LNG price: Santos CEO

Tony Moore Santos chief executive David Knox said it would make no difference to the price of Santos' liquid natural gas exports if the Port of Gladstone was privatised.

Findings from Gladstone bund wall inquiry set to be released

Tony Moore Findings from a second inquiry into why a protective bund wall built to to protect the Gladstone Harbour from dredge spoil leaked in 2011 will be released before Tuesday's federal budget.

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Gladstone Harbour inquiry needed: scientist

Tony Moore A Fitzgerald-style inquiry should look into a Gladstone Harbour wall that leaked dredge material into the Great Barrier Reef, a prominent environmentalist says.

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Gladstone port inquiry requires 'prompt turnaround'

Coal ships being loaded at Gladstone coal loading facility.

Tony Moore Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will this week reveal details of a major inquiry into the leaking of dredge spoil onto the Great Barrier Reef.

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Scientists get second shot at Gladstone Harbour probe

Tony Moore Two CSIRO scientists who last year found Gladstone Harbour to be healthy have been appointed to conduct a new independent inquiry into the harbour.

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Queensland port sales 'not as valuable as NSW'

Ports play a significant role in the state government's asset sale agenda.

Tony Moore Australia's leading pro-infrastructure body says the Queensland Government will receive more for the long-term leases of port assets than the Newman Government is estimating.

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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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Legacy Way and BaT tunnel to be linked, ending long commute from western suburbs

Bus/rail tunnel

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's worst traffic crawls - the bus trip from the western suburbs through the city and out to the southside - is set to be shortened by more than 15 minutes.

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Mines handling risks pollution and legal action: report

Tony Moore Ministers accused of putting environment at risk and exposed state to legal action.

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Privatise assets to fund infrastructure, Warren Truss tells Queensland

Legacy Way Tunnel in Brisbane

Tony Moore Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss has suggested Queensland follow the lead of New South Wales, which has offered 99-year leases on ports to raise billions of dollars for infrastructure projects.

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10 staff to monitor 800 environmental projects: report

Vision demonstrating failings in the bund wall at Gladstone Harbour.

Tony Moore Only 10 staff monitored 800 environmentally-sensitive projects across the country, a report on Gladstone Harbour reveals.

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More than 100 Environment Department jobs cut

Environmental monitoring was inadequate ahead of the 
Gladstone Harbour  disaster.

Tony Moore Unit that monitors environment standards hit in Federal Budget cuts.

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Earthquakes felt near proposed dam sites

earthquake

Tony Moore Regular small to medium-sized earthquakes have been recorded close to where the Queensland Government is considering building eight new dams in Southeast Queensland.

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.

Joh's Stradbroke land-for-bridge plan

Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Tony Moore The Bjelke-Petersen government considered gifting 800 hectares of prime crown land on North Stradbroke Island to developers in order to build a bridge across Moreton Bay, a 1982 cabinet document...

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Union to fight power asset sales

Fighting your power bill (Thumbnail)

Tony Moore and Marissa Calligeros Queensland’s electricty union has declared it will campaign against any sell-off of government-owned energy suppliers in the government’s marginal seats.

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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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Katter brings Australian party chatter show to the big city

Bob Katter

Tony Moore Bob Katter should have taught Queensland history when I was at school. It would have been passionate, loud and abrupt, opinionated, fun, full of laughs, facts, fantasy, shouting matches, the odd...