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.

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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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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Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

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Tony Moore Queensland now lays claim to being home to some of Australia's worst youth unemployment regions, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Kurilpa

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

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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.

Allison Baden-Clay - back to where it began

Baden-Clay

Tony Moore Karen Bagenal walks down the Redbank street where she grew up next to her cousin, Allison Baden-Clay.

Koala expert slams Queensland government for outsourcing population analysis

Koala

Tony Moore The Queensland Government is outsourcing the analysis of koala counts for the first time, asking the private sector to evaluate the results from koala counts in Southeast Queensland back to 2102.

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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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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

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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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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.