Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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.

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

Gold Coast 2018

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

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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Council pulls plug on green project

Tony Moore The LNP-led Brisbane City Council has temporarily pulled the plug on a renewable energy project and blamed the decision on the price doubts caused by federal Labor's carbon tax scheme.

Victoria Bridge our 'weakest link', say transport experts

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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Car ban a bridge too far

Buses

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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Brisbane to Beijing and back: journey of a discarded milk container

recycle

Tony Moore Brisbane, are you putting out the rubbish tonight?

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