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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Government back down on uni fee changes likely: rally told

High school and university students protest federal education cuts in Brisbane.

Tony Moore and Eveline Fielding Queensland's university students believe the federal government will have to back down on its planned changes to university loans, fees and grants to university, a rally was told in Brisbane's CBD...

Developers to learn today of lucrative riverfront land plans

The section of land set to be sold to developers.

Tony Moore A masterplan which outlines how almost a billion dollars worth of Brisbane's lucrative riverfront land can be developed is to be explained in detail to developers at a $150-a-head lunch today.

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New vision for South Brisbane includes two new parks, amphitheatre

An artist's impression of the revamped riverfront.

Tony Moore The old Parmalat Milk Factory on the river at South Brisbane will become a park and an amphitheatre will be built nearby as part of Brisbane City Council’s new vision for South Brisbane.

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South Brisbane's Parmalat warns shifting costs 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

Kurilpa

Tony Moore Land occupier Parmalat's Milk has dropped a brick of reality into plans to revitalise South Brisbane by saying it would cost them several "hundreds of millions of dollars" for them to shift and they...

Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

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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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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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Reduction in TAFE will hurt youth unemployment: union

A snowball effect for youth unemployment is prdicted with the reduction in TAFE campuses and courses.

Tony Moore Controversial changes to Queensland’s TAFE sector will worsen - rather than help - Queensland’s emerging youth unemployment problem, the president of Queensland Teachers Union Kevin Bates...

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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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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.

Gold Coast homeless rate soaring

Tony Moore The number of homeless people on the Gold Coast has soared, with a local charity recording up to 40 families living in cars, about 400 “rough sleepers” and a total of 4500 homeless people...

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All aboard - GC light rail takes off

The G

Tony Moore A little taste of the future opened on the Gold Coast this morning when commuters finally got on board The G – the $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail link between Southport and Broadbeach.

Jones tops Labor's wish list for Ashgrove

Kate Jones campaigning on voting day 2012.

Tony Moore Former environment minster Kate Jones is still Labor’s number one choice for the seat of Ashgrove, which Premier Campbell Newman won from her in 2012.

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