Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Gold Coast's love affair with cars, will it wane by 2018?

Tony Moore Cars are already the Gold Coast's biggest transport problem, a survey of its residents suggest.

Moreton Bay Council bypass proposal puts cars ahead of koalas

Tony Moore Brisbane's koalas are again at risk of being "decimated", this time under plans by Moreton Bay Regional Council to build a $125 million bypass near Dayboro over the North Pine River.

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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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New Brisbane suburb: More koalas to die on road

Koala deaths are expected to increase if plans for a major new suburb in Brisbane's west go ahead.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s new super-suburb between The Gap and Upper Kedron will increase “koala strike” on Mt Nebo Road, its own planning documents reveal.

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Motorcycle lobbyists back 'lane filtering' changes

The Queensland government is considering changing motorcycle road rules.

Tony Moore Motorcycle lobbyists have supported the state government's proposal to let motorcyclists move around slow or stationary vehicles cars and adopt international helmet standards.

Old tram tracks exposed in city's heart

Tram tracks unearthed on Adelaide Street.

Tony Moore Old tram tracks have been unearthed in Brisbane’s CBD and are beginning to cause problems for the city’s commuter cars, buses and cyclists.

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Bus hits pedestrian in Brisbane CBD: Council 'open to review' signals

A pedestrian has been hit by a bus in the Brisbane CBD.

Tony Moore and Kristian Silva Brisbane City Council will review pedestrian crossing signals if police deem timing was a factor behind a bus hitting a pedestrian in the CBD, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says.

Powder coats Port of Brisbane after 'larger than expected' refinery release

A chemical release at the Port of Brisbane's Caltex refinery has sparked concerns.

Tony Moore An unusually large chemical release at the Port of Brisbane has seen a sandy white powder settle on cars and workers, sparking health concerns.

No oil or petrol in Caltex refinery leak: expert

A chemical release at the Port of Brisbane's Caltex refinery has sparked concerns.

Tony Moore Environment Department hazardous waste inspectors found no trace of oil or petrol on a sandy white powder that came from the Caltex Refiney  last month.

Bus, train, ferry passengers not rorting free transport: Emerson

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Tony Moore More than 78,500 people each week in Southeast Queensland now take a free bus, train or ferry trip after the Newman Government introduced their "free trips after nine journeys" policy in June 2012.

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Toowoomba bypass worth $25 a trip, say truckies

Toowoomba second range crossing

Tony Moore Second range crossing to save 40 minutes and 16 sets of traffic lights, and be done by 2018.

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Gravel delayed firefighters: Paul Tully

Tony Moore An Ipswich house fire raged for almost five minutes as firefighters searched for a hydrant that was covered with gravel, according to a local councillor who witnessed the blaze on Monday.

Legacy Way toll to remain a mystery

Construction work underway on the Legacy Way tunnel.

Tony Moore It will be another 12 months before Brisbane motorists learn exactly how much they will pay to use Brisbane's $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel between Toowong and the Inner City Bypass.

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Calls to raise koala protection to 'endangered'

Fears for the future of koala populations in south-east Queensland.

Tony Moore Almost 16,000 koalas have been killed in south-east Queensland between 1997 and 2011, yet Queensland's Environment Minister will not answer if he has been asked to raise the level of protection from...

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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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State Government's go-slow on Koala Coast population figures

Koala signs are common throughout Petrie.

Tony Moore The State Government is yet to release crucial koala population data, as it begins to consider two projects in threatened koala habitats through Petrie and Redlands.

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Nurses union wants talks in wake of attack

Generic nurse.

Tony Moore The Queensland Nurses Union will urgently write to Queensland Health today seeking urgent talks over statewide nurse safety after two chilling abduction attempts near Princess Alexandra Hospital over...

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RACQ backs Bellbowrie-Riverhills road bridge

Moggill

Tony Moore The proposed pedestrian and cycling bridge across the Brisbane River from Bellbowrie to Riverhills must now become a road bridge the state’s motoring body believes.

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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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