Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

UQ Ipswich university campus at half capacity

Tony Moore The University of Queensland has a capacity of 3300 students, but had only 1397 enrolled students in 2013.

UQ to sell its Ipswich campus

USQ is set to take over UQ's Ipswich campus.

Tony Moore One of Queensland's most prestigious universities plans to sell its Ipswich campus to one of its university competitors.

Budget provides $280 million for final section of Ipswich Motorway

a line of trucks along the ipswich motorway just outside ipswich. 28th of January 2012. Photo: Harrison Saragossi

Tony Moore Tuesday's Federal Budget will contain $280 million to finish the final section of the Ipswich Motorway and $1.3 billion for Toowoomba's range crossing Fairfax Media can reveal.

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Noisy days for Ipswich as RAAF Base Amberley's runway repaired

Will not fly at night: Super Hornet fighters will impact on Leichhardt, Wulkuraka and Karrabin.

Tony Moore Ipswich residents will notice additional aircraft noise from Monday, with Super Hornet fighters buzzing overhead while RAAF Base Amberley's main runway undergoes repairs.

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale referred to corruption watchdog

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale.

Tony Moore and Amy Remeikis Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has been referred to Queensland's corruption watchdog over revelations he received up to $150,000 in undeclared donations.

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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New dams considered to protect Ipswich, Brisbane

The government is considering raising Wivenhoe Dam by eight metres.

Tony Moore Government will announce by Christmas which of eight prospective dams it could build first.

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Fast-tracking water sales would raise $162 million: report

Tony Moore Fast-tracking the trading of Queensland's 26,000 water licences will provide a net benefit of $162 million to “government, industry and the community” over the next 10 years, according to...

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No Heiner trial for Goss ministers: Bleijie

Tony Moore Wayne Goss’ ministers will not have to stand trial to explain why they allowed evidence – sought by an Ipswich lawyer 24 years ago - to be shredded.

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 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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Thousands of Qld federal servants face budget cuts

Brisbane branch of the Department of Immigration.

Tony Moore About 18,500 Queensland-based federal government employees face a nervous wait for the budget to be unveiled today, with indications 16,000 public sector jobs could be slashed across the country.

$500 million new money for Gympie 'danger' stretch of Bruce Highway

Tony Moore Seventeen "new" Bruce Highway projects are set to begin in the next four years.

Earthquakes felt near proposed dam sites

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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.

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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Old tram tracks exposed in city's heart

Tram tracks unearthed on Adelaide Street.

Tony Moore Old tram tracks have been unearthed in Brisbane’s CBD and are beginning to cause problems for the city’s commuter cars, buses and cyclists.

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CMC can't probe Heiner affair delays

Tony Moore Corruption watchdog “may not be perceived as independent”.

Queensland budget 2014: Federal cuts have 'major implications' for Qld hospitals

Queensland budget 2014

Tony Moore Despite federal government cuts in health and education from 2017-18, state government spending in both portfolios increased above inflation in the state budget.

Smoking protest prisoner bashed by guards after protest: report

Prisoners are protesting smoking bans in Queensland jails.

Tony Moore Prisoners at the Arthur Gorrie Correction Centre at Wacol were allegedly bashed to the ground in the cells after a smoking ban protest, according to a document obtained by Fairfax Media.

Silk Road accused Peter Nash claims he was bashed in Arthur Gorrie prison

Prison

Tony Moore Accused drug cartel go-between Peter Nash has now joined other prisoners who claim they were bashed by riot police during a May 5 protest at Wacol’s Arthur Gorrie prison after protest against...