Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

New twist on car pooling could save $100 a week

Tony Moore Car pooling is back, but with a difference.

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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$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.

Fears national park zipline could threaten koalas

Environmentalists say trees that will support a zipline planned for a national park are koala habitats.

Tony Moore Koala populations in Queensland could be threatened by an adventure ride proposed to boost tourism in a Queensland national park.

Queensland national parks - must we zip?

Proposed zipline.

Tony Moore The man who wants to build a zip line - think "flying fox" - through a small section of national park on the Sunshine Coast is aware people are initially scared of the concept.

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Woman dies in fatal crash on Gateway Motorway

Qld police

Tony Moore A person has been killed in a serious crash on the Gateway Motorway.

Four trail bike riders airlifted to hospital

Tony Moore Four men riding trail bikes have been airlifted to different hospitals after crashing from their bikes this weekend.

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.

Sibelco's influence on sand mining policy should go to CMC: Barrister

Stradbroke Sand miners Sibelco's dealings with the LNP Government should be scrutinised, a prominent lawyer has argued.

Tony Moore Mining company Sibelco’s dealings with the Newman Government should be subject to the same CMC scrutiny as allegations against Clive Palmer, a prominent Queensland barrister says.

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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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Fearless or foolhardy? A Queenslander's journey to Fukushima

Inside Fukushima's nuclear exclusion zone.

Tony Moore It is the extreme quiet inside the 30-kilometre exclusion zone around the world's second-worst nuclear disaster that is the most worrying.

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Heritage watchdog gets new members

Heritage Hotel, Rockhampton.

Tony Moore Queensland's Heritage Council has four new members in what Environment Minister Andrew Powell describes as a "revitalisation" of Queensland's 11-person heritage watchdog.

Crop damage hits hip pocket and stomach

Floodwater inundates cotton crops around the northern NSW town of Moree after days of heavy rain in the region. NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner visited the flood affected area to assess the extent of the damage and speak with residents.
3rd February 2011
Photo: Wolter Peeters

Tony Moore Queensland's flood has left farmers with a devastating damage bill and consumers with a potential food shortage.

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Wrong men convicted of infamous nightclub arson?

The aftermath of the Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing.

Tony Moore Until the 1996 Port Arthur massacre, this Fortitude Valley street corner was the site of Australia's worst mass murder, the March 8, 1973 Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing.

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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Rudd denies kingmaker's role

Kevin Rudd

Tony Moore Former prime minister Kevin Rudd "would have sealed the deal" with new Speaker of the Federal Parliament Peter Slipper, according to Queensland Liberal National Party president Bruce McIver.

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