Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

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.

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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Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to add lagoon, amphitheatre

An artist impression of the Botanic Gardens expansion at Mt Coot-tha.

Tony Moore Work on the biggest expansion to Brisbane’s Botanical Garden in 40 years will be revealed Wednesday morning in the parkland at the Legacy Way tunnel at Toowong.

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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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Ethics committee finds Ros Bates misled parliament but not intentionally

Ros Bates

Tony Moore Former arts and science minister Ros Bates misled state parliament when she read information to the parliament in October 2013 about her son Ben Gommers' appointment to the Transport Department,...

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Legacy Way and BaT tunnel to be linked, ending long commute from western suburbs

Bus/rail tunnel

Tony Moore One of Brisbane's worst traffic crawls - the bus trip from the western suburbs through the city and out to the southside - is set to be shortened by more than 15 minutes.

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Brisbane transit tunnel named

BaT tunnel

Tony Moore Brisbane's underground bus and rail project will be named the BaT tunnel, the Queensland Government has announced.

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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.

Police Minister Jack Dempsey orders probe into bridge suicide victims

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Tony Moore Police Minister Jack Dempsey this morning asked Police Commissioner Ian Stewart to investigate complaints of Queensland Water Police delays in recovering bodies under the Story Bridge.

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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Brisbane CSG company taps profits

Tony Moore New coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin will jump from 1000 a year to 1900 a year, according to a Brisbane-based CSG supply company.

Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

Jarrod Bleijie.

Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Queensland Premier Campbell Newman's mobile phone number and address published

Mobile phone

Tony Moore and Marissa Calligeros The mobile phone numbers of Premier Campbell Newman and his wife Lisa and the family's home address were listed on a social media site on Sunday.

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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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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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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Work on Brisbane's new underground to begin next month

The planned George Street Station, part of the Underground Bus and Train project.

Tony Moore Work on Brisbane's $5 billion Underground Bus and Train project will start on January 14, when geotechnical work begins on the river bed between Gardens Point and South Brisbane.

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Brisbane G20: Five tips to make the most of it

G20 Brisbane 2014

Tony Moore Brisbane should take five key steps to ensure next year’s G20 summit leaves a positive legacy for the city, according to a Canadian professor.

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