Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Motorist 'stuck' after driving on tram section of Gold Coast bridge

Tony Moore A second person has accidentally driven the ir car on the Gold Coast's light rail project, again asking questions about the safety of the project design.

Gold Coast must be more than sun and surf: Tate

Gold Coast 2018

Tony Moore Boosting productivity from 'relaxed' Gold Coast workers by $20,000 a year and doubling business confidence are keys to Gold Coast City Council's bid to free itself from the boom-bust cycle holding...

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Gold Coast's love affair with cars, will it wane by 2018?

Tony Moore Cars are already the Gold Coast's biggest transport problem, a survey of its residents suggest.

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Gold Coast bikie gangs boom after Operation Tesco bust

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Tony Moore Escalating bikie crime on the Gold Coast is linked to "gang recruiting" and the sweep out of experienced police after a corruption sting in 2011, a former Gold Coast CIB detective and criminologist...

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Mongols bikies scope out Gold Coast for new club

Patched Mogols bikie gang members from France and Australia.

Tony Moore and Marissa Calligeros A member of a violent US-based motorcycle gang is eyeing off new territory for the club on the Gold Coast.

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Gold Coast to host swimming championships

swimming

Tony Moore The Gold Coast will host the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in 2014 after $20 million was set aside for a new aquatic centre in Friday morning's Gold Coast City Council budget.

Gold Coast raises rates, leaves Council of Mayors

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate

Tony Moore Australia's second-largest local government – the Gold Coast – has dramatically left the Council of Mayors, the body used by local governments to lobby state and federal governments.

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Rail delays on Gold Coast line

Tony Moore Trains are running again in both directions on the Beenleigh train line after a police incident at Loganlea rail station this afternoon.

Putin not welcome at G20: Newman

Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Tony Moore Russian president Vladimir Putin would not be welcome in Brisbane for the G20 conference in November if he does not make sure the MH17 crash site in the Ukraine is immediately secured for...

All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Card sharks, cheating and casinos: the public servant remembers

Sir Leo Hielscher alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Can you imagine the state’s under treasurer sitting in a dark room in Las Vegas being shown by card sharks how to cheat at gambling?

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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Fears national park zipline could threaten koalas

Environmentalists say trees that will support a zipline planned for a national park are koala habitats.

Tony Moore Koala populations in Queensland could be threatened by an adventure ride proposed to boost tourism in a Queensland national park.

Rates challenge hits council budgets

Up to 20 local councils in Queensland could be affected by court action over the collection of rates.

Tony Moore Budgets about to be handed down in 20 of Queensland’s biggest councils face disarray with a court challenge over their rates policies unlikely to be heard before Christmas.

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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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Dramatic state government changes save BCC $1b rates headache

Houses

Tony Moore The Queensland Government on Wednesday night dramatically staved off a potential $2.3 billion challenge from Queensland's ratepayers against 20 of the state's biggest councils.

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Caloundra and Ipswich tops for solar: Energex

Contrary to Treasurer Tim Nicholls' comments Ipswich and Caboolture are Queensland's solar hotspots.

Tony Moore The retirees, holiday makers and young families of Caloundra and the working class city of Ipswich have Southeast Queensland’s highest proportion of solar systems according to a breakdown of...

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Bus, train, ferry passengers not rorting free transport: Emerson

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Tony Moore More than 78,500 people each week in Southeast Queensland now take a free bus, train or ferry trip after the Newman Government introduced their "free trips after nine journeys" policy in June 2012.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

Jarrod Bleijie.

Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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