Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Legacy Way toll to remain a mystery

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.

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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Gold Coast raises rates, leaves Council of Mayors

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate

Tony Moore Australia's second-largest local government – the Gold Coast – has dramatically left the Council of Mayors, the body used by local governments to lobby state and federal governments.

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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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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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Airport Link awaiting safety green light

airport link

Tony Moore Brisbane’s Airport Link tunnel will not open tonight, tunnel operators Brisconnections confirmed this afternoon.

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Anxious weekend for public servants

Letter.

Tony Moore Close to 2000 Transport and Main Roads staff will have a restless weekend after finding out they will be told by telephone on Tuesday – the day of the Queensland budget – whether they still have a...

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Queensland Health takes brunt of redundancies

budget health

Tony Moore More than 4100 Queensland Health employees will be paid redundancies, the Newman government revealed as it detailed the 14,000 public service jobs to go in one of the largest-ever transformations of...

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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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Indooroopilly's future: Tall buildings, outdoor dining and possibly a new bridge

Tony Moore Buildings up to 20 storeys will allowed near Indooroopilly shopping centre and Indooroopilly train station under the draft neighbourhood plan passed last night by Brisbane City Council.

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Leaders in stoush over incinerator buffer zone

Tony Moore After two years, the state government and Brisbane City Council are still at loggerheads over a "buffer zone" between a waste incinerator and 1000 new homes in Brisbane's west.

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George Street - a cyclist's haven?

A bikeway could be in the future of one of Brisbane CBD's main thoroughfares.

Tony Moore George Street in Brisbane's central business district could well have a dedicated cycleway running its full length in the future, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said yesterday.

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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 parks to go wireless

Park.

Tony Moore Free wi-fi will be rolled out in more Brisbane City Council parks in one of the only real surprises in Lord Mayor Graham Quirk's first budget.

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