Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

South Bank Corporation to 'pay their fair share'

Tony Moore The South Bank Corporation will be forced to pay more than $800,000 in "rates" on its riverside land for the first time after an historic agreement was approved by Brisbane City Council last night.

Kurilpa development: Brisbane's new land debate

Tony Moore Residents and officials have their say on the proposed 25-hectare development at South Brisbane.

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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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More than 100,000 visit Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets

Crowds of up to 28,500 a night have flocked to the Night Noodle Markets.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s first Night Noodle Markets have won Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s heart – and stomach – with more than 100,000 people so far joining the feast at South Bank.

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Staff begin the move to Lady Cilento hospital

Light and colour play a big part in the design of the new Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Queensland Health staff will this week begin the move into Queensland's newest public hospital, the $1.5 billion Lady Cilento Children's Hospital at South Brisbane.

Card sharks, cheating and casinos: the public servant remembers

Sir Leo Hielscher alongside then-premier Anna Bligh.

Tony Moore Can you imagine the state’s under treasurer sitting in a dark room in Las Vegas being shown by card sharks how to cheat at gambling?

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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Revitalising 'birthplace of Brisbane' part of casino development: Deputy Premier

Gaming giants Echo Entertainment and Crown have been shortlisted to develop Brisbane's second casino.

Tony Moore The "birthplace of Brisbane" will be a formal part of the integrated resort complex in George Street.

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Karawatha Forest project work to begin

Tony Moore Brisbane’s 900-hectare Karawatha Forest will finally get the southside’s first environmental learning centre when work starts in September.

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Crown denies plans for casino at South Brisbane

James Packer

Tony Moore Billionaire James Packer has shot down one of Brisbane's fastest spreading rumours by rejecting suggestions he has offered to buy riverside land at South Brisbane.

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Councillors on the plonkism

William Street

Tony Moore Labor called it "plonkism", but Brisbane's City Council's Liberal National Party administration on Tuesday approved the Queensland government's 45-storey William Street development.

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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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What Brisbane can expect from the G20

road block closed

Tony Moore South Brisbane businesses along Grey Street and Little Stanley Street will be hit hardest by security at next year's G20 summit as the first firm details are released by police.

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Tell him he's 'dreaming': mayor's bold bridge plan dismissed

Bridge

Tony Moore Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has today poured cold water on Brisbane City Council’s ambitious plans to build a second 'green bridge' to ease congestion.

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Call to get half-full buses off city bridge

Victoria Bridge

Tony Moore Transport Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has agreed to discuss the future of Brisbane's congested Victoria Bridge with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk next week.

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Suncorp staff told to get on a bike (or bus, train or ferry)

Suncorp South Bank headquarters

Tony Moore South Bank Corporation will encourage Suncorp's 3000 staff to use public transport instead of driving to work at their new South Bank home.

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Victoria Bridge our 'weakest link', say transport experts

Victoria Bridge

Tony Moore Four more public transport figures have backed calls for cars - and in some cases buses - to be banned Brisbane's Victoria Bridge.

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Cycling advocate laments Brisbane's 'won't do' attitude

CityCycle Helmet

Tony Moore A three-month trial of cheaper CityCycle subscriptions and free helmets shows the scheme is "plagued by waste, abysmal usage figures and helmet problems'', according to Brisbane Lord Mayoral...

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Ban cars from Victoria Bridge: experts

Buses

Tony Moore Cars should be banned immediately from Brisbane's Victoria Street Bridge and buses should use all the lanes, public transport specialists say.

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Car ban a bridge too far

Tony Moore Neither the state government nor Brisbane City Council plan to ban cars from Victoria Bridge, despite expert opinion it would help ease the build-up of buses in the area.

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