Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

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...

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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Ammonium nitrate still at truck crash scene: explosives examiners

The scene of the truck explosion on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore Ammonium nitrate remains at the Mitchell Highway explosion scene – where a B-Double exploded near Charleville on Friday night – and the scene is now under the control of the Department of...

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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New barbed wire barriers block youth prison roof

Barbed wire barriers will stop access to prison roofs.

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's two youth detention prisons is about to have barbed wire barriers installed to stop protesting youths climbing up on prison roofs.

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Driver critical after horror truck explosion

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore The driver of a truck that exploded on Friday night remains in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.

Fireball should not impact freight rules for explosives: truckies

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore There's no reason to ban transporting dangerous goods on roads, say Queensland truckies.

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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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New twist on car pooling could save $100 a week

CommuterXpress carpooler Mark Vaney with Brisbane's deputy mayor, Cr Adrian Schrinner.

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

Traffic major concern for Brisbane's newest suburb

Traffic congestion.

Tony Moore Traffic from a new north-south road connecting traffic from Upper Kedron and The Gap will be a major concern for Brisbane City Council from a massive new suburb to be built in Brisbane’s...

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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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Development

New $900m mega-suburb touted for Brisbane

A new $900m development is touted for The Gap.

Tony Moore More than 1350 homes are proposed a $900 million new suburb in 227 hectares of bushland right next to D’Aguilar National Park at The Gap.

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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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Queensland budget 2014: Major infrastructure plan banks on asset sales

Queensland budget 2014

Tony Moore Bruce Highway projects and the Moreton Bay Rail Link from Petrie to Kippa-Ring are the focus of transport funding in the Queensland Government's 2014-15 budget.

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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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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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Revised case to be made for range crossing project

Road

Tony Moore The man pushed aside to make room for troubled LNP figure Michael Caltabiano will announce a revised business case for Queensland's $1.5 billion Second Range Crossing project next month.

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Joh's Stradbroke land-for-bridge plan

Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Tony Moore The Bjelke-Petersen government considered gifting 800 hectares of prime crown land on North Stradbroke Island to developers in order to build a bridge across Moreton Bay, a 1982 cabinet document...

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Caltabiano paid $130,000 for doing nothing

Transport and Main Roads Director-General Michael Caltabiano.

Tony Moore Stood-aside senior public servant Michael Caltabiano will have earned about $130,000 for doing nothing by the time Parliament sits again on February 12.

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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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