Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Gold Coast road widened to four lanes by Christmas

Trucks make up 40 per cent of traffic on Stanmore Road.

Tony Moore An important Gold Coast freight road in the fast-growing area of Yatala should be widened to four lanes by Christmas, Gold Coast City Council said on Monday.

Gold Coast mosque application: Council taking legal advice

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore The application for a mosque at Currumbin Waters has been rejected by the Gold Coast City Council in a margin of 10 votes to five.

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Gold Coast residents to rally against Currumbin mosque proposal

Islam

Tony Moore Gold Coast residents are continuing to oppose the building of an Islamic mosque at Currumbin Waters, although two Christian churches are already operating less than 80 metres away from the proposed...

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Gold Coast council recommends mosque, rejects 4am prayer time

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Gold Coast City Council has today recommended an abandoned factory at Currumbin become a Muslim mosque, but has rejected a 4am start for morning prayers after nearly 4000 complaints from...

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Gold Coast working to attract more international teams

The Gold Coast City Council hopes more international cricket teams will come to the city to prepare for their summer campaigns.

Tony Moore The Gold Coast hopes to entice more international cricket teams to the Glitter Strip to "get ready" for the summer season.

Mayor rejects Gold Coast is 'anti-Islamic' after vote against mosque

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate.

Tony Moore Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate says he has no fears the tourist strip will be viewed as "anti-Islamic", after Gold Coast City Council on Tuesday rejected an application to build the city's third mosque at...

Gold Coast mosque rejection 'common sense'

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Residents 'ecstatic' at Gold Coast City Council's rejection of a proposal for an Islamic mosque.

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Gold Coast homeless rate soaring

Tony Moore The number of homeless people on the Gold Coast has soared, with a local charity recording up to 40 families living in cars, about 400 “rough sleepers” and a total of 4500 homeless people...

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Gold Coast beach protection work begins

Tony Moore The next stage of Gold Coast City Council’s $18.6 million-a-year beach protection program against  summer storms has begun with sand being pumped from Tallebudgera Creek onto Burleigh...

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

The car stuck on light rail tracks on the Sundale Bridge, at Southport.

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 to host swimming championships

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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

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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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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.

Could Queensland hospitals benefit from running own carparks?

Tony Moore Queensland Health should own and run the car parks at the state's hospitals to give it the opportunity to generate millions of dollars for hospitals, an Auditor General's report points out.

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G20 Brisbane: Patriot games over Brisbane for Black Hawks

Black Hawk crew member ready for action.

Tony Moore The two Army Black Hawk helicopters carried the names Patriot and Viper and - just for one day - they carried two teams of journalists and photographers low over inner-city Brisbane.

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Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.