Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Mayor rejects Gold Coast is 'anti-Islamic' after vote against mosque

Tony Moore Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate says he has no fears the tourist strip will be viewed as "anti-Islamic", after Gold Coast City Council on Tuesday rejected an application to build the city's third mosque at...

Gold Coast mosque rejection 'common sense'

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore Residents 'ecstatic' at Gold Coast City Council's rejection of a proposal for an Islamic mosque.

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Gold Coast mosque application: Council taking legal advice

A small group of protesters oppose a proposed mosque
in Currumbin.

Tony Moore The application for a mosque at Currumbin Waters has been rejected by the Gold Coast City Council in a margin of 10 votes to five.

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Architects' bid to save QPAC from 30-storey towers

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, part of the Queensland Cultural Precinct.

Tony Moore Queensland architects want QPAC to be heritage-listed before the state government pushes ahead with plans to build two 30-storey towers on the landmark site.

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Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Generic depression.

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

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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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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.

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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Health executives stood down over nepotism claims

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore The chief executive of the state's largest health service allegedly asked for his daughter to be employed as a condition of a contract awarded by the Metro North Health and Hospital Board.

Queensland government to pave way for new electricity retailers

Electricity meter.

Tony Moore New legislation to be introduced in state Parliament on Wednesday could make room for three to four new players in Queensland's electricity retail market, industry sources say.

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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...

Guns, drugs, cash seized as 48 charged in drug bust

Qld police

Kristian Silva and Tony Moore State-wide operation targets criminal gangs.

Gold Coast residents to rally against Currumbin mosque proposal

Islam

Tony Moore Gold Coast residents are continuing to oppose the building of an Islamic mosque at Currumbin Waters, although two Christian churches are already operating less than 80 metres away from the proposed...

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Top bureaucrats suspended from Metro North hospital board

Emergency department.

Tony Moore Two senior Queensland Health bureaucrats from the Brisbane Metro North Health District have been suspended.

Queensland says 'no' to reef water dumping

Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

Tony Moore and Amy Remeikis The Queensland government has approved a plan to place three million tonnes of dredge material from Abbot Point coal port on land, rather than dumping it off-shore.

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Rockhamption Hospital patient deaths, injuries under investigation

Authorities are investigating a number of patient deaths and injuries at Rockhampton Hospital.

Tony Moore Historical records show 18 patients have died and another 15 have suffered permanent harm as a result of mistakes at Rockhampton Hospital since 2011.

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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$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.