Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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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Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

Brisbane bus routes are under the microscope.

Tony Moore and Katherine Feeney Pressure is mounting on the Transport Minister Scott Emerson to announce changes to southeast Queensland's busways before the university semester begins.

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Victoria Bridge our 'weakest link', say transport experts

Victoria Bridge

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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Call for unemployed to get transport discounts

Brisbane bus

Tony Moore Queensland's two major political parties have rejected calls to offer the unemployed public transport concessions to help them find work.

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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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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.

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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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...

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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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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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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Kurilpa: Residents call for international design competition

An artist's impression of buildings in the Kurilpa draft plan.

Tony Moore It worked for South Bank in the 1990s and now an international design competition should be used to lay out the future for nearby South Brisbane, say West End residents.

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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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$2m bikeway will encourage more cyclists

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Tony Moore A new $2 million bikeway will extend existing path around the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

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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.

Gold Coast beach protection work begins

Tony Moore The next stage of Gold Coast City Council’s $18.6 million-a-year beach protection program against  summer storms has begun with sand being pumped from Tallebudgera Creek onto Burleigh...

Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

unemployment

Tony Moore Queensland now lays claim to being home to some of Australia's worst youth unemployment regions, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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