Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after Fukushima

Tony Moore Naoto Kan was Japan's prime minister at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 and he is in Brisbane today to persuade Queenslanders against nuclear power and nuclear exports.

Guitars signed by rock royalty stolen from Manly West garage

The stolen guitar collection worth $30,000.

Tony Moore Guitars individually signed by some of rock's biggest names – including The Eagles, Paul Stanley and Ted Nugent - have been stolen from a guitar collectors' garage in the bayside suburb of...

New ideas for reef dredge spoil should be investigated: Queensland MP

Letter from George Christensen in the Whitsunday Coast Guardian.

Tony Moore A proposal to deposit dredge spoil from the expanding Abbot Point coal terminal north of Bowen onshore at a disused salt plant must now be fully examined, the government's Federal MP for the...

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Boutique hotel touted for Boggo Road Gaol

The facade of the heritage-listed Boggo Road Gaol at Annerley.

Tony Moore There are whispers Brisbane's heritage-listed Boggo Road Gaol could be transformed into a boutique hotel or a backpacker hostel.

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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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Gold Coast beach protection work begins

Tony Moore The next stage of Gold Coast City Council’s $18.6 million-a-year beach protection program against  summer storms has begun with sand being pumped from Tallebudgera Creek onto Burleigh...

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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Is an alternative Brisbane to Caloundra link closer?

A short cut from the Bruce Highway Beerwah exit, travelling east towards Pelican Waters, has been flagged for the future.

Tony Moore Momentum is building for the Queensland Government to bring forward an alternative Bruce Highway link to Caloundra which could slice 45 minutes off a trip between Caloundra and Brisbane.

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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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Government back down on uni fee changes likely: rally told

High school and university students protest federal education cuts in Brisbane.

Tony Moore and Eveline Fielding Queensland's university students believe the federal government will have to back down on its planned changes to university loans, fees and grants to university, a rally was told in Brisbane's CBD...

Dick Smith backs bold plan to recognise Queensland aviation pioneer

The wreckage of Bert Hinkler's Puss Moth in the Italian Alps in 1933.

Tony Moore Adventurer and millionaire businessman Dick Smith has decided to back a Queensland campaign to take rock from a Bundaberg beach to the Italian Alps to build a statue and properly recognise pioneering...

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Developers to learn today of lucrative riverfront land plans

The section of land set to be sold to developers.

Tony Moore A masterplan which outlines how almost a billion dollars worth of Brisbane's lucrative riverfront land can be developed is to be explained in detail to developers at a $150-a-head lunch today.

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New vision for South Brisbane includes two new parks, amphitheatre

An artist's impression of the revamped riverfront.

Tony Moore The old Parmalat Milk Factory on the river at South Brisbane will become a park and an amphitheatre will be built nearby as part of Brisbane City Council’s new vision for South Brisbane.

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South Brisbane's Parmalat warns shifting costs 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

Kurilpa

Tony Moore Land occupier Parmalat's Milk has dropped a brick of reality into plans to revitalise South Brisbane by saying it would cost them several "hundreds of millions of dollars" for them to shift and they...

Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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McCulkin cold case: investigator was to take Barbara to safe house before disappearance

Barbara McCulkin with one of her daughters.

Tony Moore Former Brisbane investigator, weapons trainer and now security consultant, John Ryan was about to drive Barbara McCulkin to a safehouse near Glen Innes the day she disappeared in January 1974.

Queensland aims for 'Rolls Royce' youth mental health plan

The state government is pursuing significant reform in youth mental health.

Tony Moore Queensland is heading towards a new five–tiered, youth psychiatric care model.

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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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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New monument for Bert Hinkler's Italian crash site

Queensland aviation pioneer Bert Hinkler (right).

Tony Moore The fame of a once world-renowned Queensland flying ace is being reignited with the help of the only Australian - a Brisbane man from Capalaba - to know where Bert Hinkler crashed and died in the...

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