Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

New dams considered to protect Ipswich, Brisbane

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

Development to bring 1500 units to West End

The Absoe Furniture site at West End.

Tony Moore A Sydney developer has paid $42 million for a West End building site, with plans to build up to 1500 apartments in the suburb over the next five years.

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Bonded Stores: Queensland Heritage Council members to sit out vote

building

Tony Moore Two Queensland Heritage Council members have declared conflicts of interest and will not vote on whether to add Margaret Street’s historic Bonded Stores Buildings to the Queensland Heritage Register.

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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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Linville dam could bring tourist dollars

Linville in the Brisbane Valley, as seen in an entry in the Somerset Regional Council photography competition.

Tony Moore A new dam in the Brisbane Valley could breathe life into a dying town north of Somerset Dam, the region’s mayor believes.

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Fire hydrant covered by dirt

Tony Moore Fire crews couldn’t immediately find a hydrant because it was covered with dirt near an Ipswich home that was gutted on Monday.

Gravel delayed firefighters: Paul Tully

Tony Moore An Ipswich house fire raged for almost five minutes as firefighters searched for a hydrant that was covered with gravel, according to a local councillor who witnessed the blaze on Monday.

Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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Swanbank power station to close for three years

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Tony Moore The low-emission, gas-fired Swanbank E power station west of Brisbane will close for three years because it has become more lucrative to sell the gas than to burn it and sell electricity.

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Calls to raise koala protection to 'endangered'

Fears for the future of koala populations in south-east Queensland.

Tony Moore Almost 16,000 koalas have been killed in south-east Queensland between 1997 and 2011, yet Queensland's Environment Minister will not answer if he has been asked to raise the level of protection from...

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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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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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Mandela's legacy will remain, says Brisbane-based friend

Felix Balfour

Tony Moore South African man Felix Balfour last spoke to Nelson Mandela in 2003 when he was invited to the wedding of one of Mandela's grandchildren.

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Rudd set to call August 31 election date: Queensland MPs

Rudd

Tony Moore Southeast Queensland Labor backbenchers have circled August 31 as the most likely date of the federal election.

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Powerhouse forum brings politics to the people

powerhouse forum

Tony Moore House of Power forum tackles everything from nuclear energy to airport noise.

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RACQ backs Bellbowrie-Riverhills road bridge

Moggill

Tony Moore The proposed pedestrian and cycling bridge across the Brisbane River from Bellbowrie to Riverhills must now become a road bridge the state’s motoring body believes.

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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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Bikeway axed for Centenary Motorway widening

Bike

Tony Moore The Centenary Motorway out to Springfield will be widened by two lanes by 2014, but seven kilometres of proposed bikeway will be axed, state Transport Minister Scott Emerson said.

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Hearings set for proposed Gabba towers

Tony Moore A controversial debate over twin apartment towers proposed for Woolloongabba shifts into 2013 with a week of hearings set aside in the Planning and Environment Court in February.

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Brisbane's City Plan 2012 revealed

Brisbane during Riverfire

Tony Moore The Brisbane of 2031 is predicted and planned for in the new draft City Plan.

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