Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Meet Uzii Akbar: Hussey fan, Muslim Imam

Tony Moore He loves golf and soccer, but his favourite sportsman is cricketer David Hussey. Meet Imam Uzii Akbar.

Queensland 'Open Mosque Day' to better understanding of Islam

The Islamic mosque at Holland Park.

Tony Moore Queensland's Islamic community will today announce an annual Queensland Mosque Day from 2015 to encourage people to learn about Muslim faith, rather than seeing it through the biased eyes of...

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What is Jabhat al-Nusra?

Islam

Tony Moore The terrorism group, Jabhat al-Nusra, which has come to the attention of Queenslanders in the past week is directly linked to al-Qaeda.

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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Mayor rejects Gold Coast is 'anti-Islamic' after vote against mosque

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate.

Tony Moore Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate says he has no fears the tourist strip will be viewed as "anti-Islamic", after Gold Coast City Council on Tuesday rejected an application to build the city's third mosque at...

Gold Coast mosque rejection 'common sense'

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Residents 'ecstatic' at Gold Coast City Council's rejection of a proposal for an Islamic mosque.

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Gold Coast mosque application: Council taking legal advice

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore The application for a mosque at Currumbin Waters has been rejected by the Gold Coast City Council in a margin of 10 votes to five.

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Architects' bid to save QPAC from 30-storey towers

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, part of the Queensland Cultural Precinct.

Tony Moore Queensland architects want QPAC to be heritage-listed before the state government pushes ahead with plans to build two 30-storey towers on the landmark site.

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Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Generic depression.

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

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Cyclist death prompts calls for Gabba to Goodwill Bridge bike lane

Cycle groups call for an uninterrupted bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Leading cycling groups say the tragic death of a young cyclist has highlighted the immediate need for an uninterrupted, designated bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

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Council warned of Annerley Road bike danger zone before fatal crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been warned numerous times about a cycling danger zone where a rider died on Thursday morning.

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Young woman killed in South Brisbane crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Female cyclist dies after collision with truck at South Brisbane.

Queensland government to pave way for new electricity retailers

Electricity meter.

Tony Moore New legislation to be introduced in state Parliament on Wednesday could make room for three to four new players in Queensland's electricity retail market, industry sources say.

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Health executives stood down over nepotism claims

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore The chief executive of the state's largest health service allegedly asked for his daughter to be employed as a condition of a contract awarded by the Metro North Health and Hospital Board.

Gold Coast council recommends mosque, rejects 4am prayer time

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Gold Coast City Council has today recommended an abandoned factory at Currumbin become a Muslim mosque, but has rejected a 4am start for morning prayers after nearly 4000 complaints from...

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Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

Champagne flute towers proposed for Toowong ABC site

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Three glass towers proposed for Toowong riverbank on site of abandoned ABC studios.

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Toowong development could be Brisbane's Opera House: developer

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Three futuristic towers resembling champagne flutes planned for the old ABC studios site at Toowong could be Brisbane's Opera House or Eiffel Tower, according to the developer.

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BaT tunnel could still change: Newman

Brisbane's planned BaT Tunnel.

Tony Moore Brisbane now has six weeks to pass its final comments on the $5 billion BaT tunnel.

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Port confirms salt farm being checked as possible dredge site

Tony Moore The company that operates Abbot Point coal terminal near Bowen confirmed it is investigating a 300 hectare salt farm near Bowen as a potential site to store dredge spoil.

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