Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Gold Coast to host swimming championships

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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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

BANDIDOS LOGO

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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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.

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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Queensland measles outbreak linked to Asian travel

Measles

Tony Moore Queensland's health authorities are about to issue a blunt warning to Queenslanders travelling to Bali, Thailand and the Philippines to check their measles immunisation is up to date.

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Moreton Bay Council bypass proposal puts cars ahead of koalas

Tony Moore Brisbane's koalas are again at risk of being "decimated", this time under plans by Moreton Bay Regional Council to build a $125 million bypass near Dayboro over the North Pine River.

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Legionella bacteria found at four more Queensland hospitals

Generic emergency.

Tony Moore Legionella bacteria has been found in low levels at four hospitals - Logan, Ipswich, Gold Coast and QEII - as the first of the new weekly testing for Queensland hospitals begins.

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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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'Take a little bit of Isabelle in your hearts and always love life'

Isabelle Colman

Tony Moore A funeral service held in Brisbane on Friday for the teenager who fell to her death during schoolies celebrations on the Gold Coast.

Witnesses to Burleigh awning collapse heard cracks

Emergency.

Tony Moore Witnesses have told how they heard loud cracks in a Burleigh Heads shopping precinct this morning moments before a metal awning collapsed, killing one man and injuring three women and two children.

Awning collapse victim 'saved lives'

Chris Walton and Kerry Shepherd.

Tony Moore An award-winning developer pushed three people out of the way and took the full weight of a falling awning that crushed him to death on the Gold Coast, witnesses told his partner.

Hotel shortage hits Brisbane's hip pocket

No vacancy

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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Brisbane's secret weapon unveiled

Mandeep Kaur

Tony Moore Manpreet Kraut's smile is Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's secret weapon to attract thousands of new visitors and investors to the city.

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