Tony Moore

Tony Moore

Tony Moore is a senior reporter for

The population dilemma facing Australia's cities

Tony Moore Community by community, Australia's capitals are facing the decision of whether to grow up or grow out.

Broken glass, twisted metal found in Nambour Cricket Ground top dressing

Glass pieces and twisted metal was found when Nambour Showgrounds was recently top dressed.

Tony Moore Broken glass, twisted metal, used camping forks found in poor-quality top soil provided by Sunshine Coast Council.

Dog-nappers pose as council workers

Dog-nappers are posing as council workers on the Gold Coast: police.

Tony Moore Dog snatchers are posing as council pound officers on the northern edge of the Gold Coast.

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Prime Mooloolaba car park to make way for million-dollar development

The Mooloolaba redevelopment site opposite Mooloolaba surf club.

Tony Moore Mooloolaba's heart will be reshaped with the council putting a "pivotal underutilised" council-owned prime site up for a multimillion-dollar redevelopment.

Qld Heritage Awards: Schools plan takes out Queensland's top gong

Tony Moore The restoration of Brisbane's Anzac Square, the recreation of a historic home on the Sunshine Coast and stories of the "black diggers" of Logan were all major winners.

Sunshine Coast Council closes lake to drown thousands of midges

Sand fly or Biting Midge, sourced from the Northern Territory Government
Biting Midge Pest Calendar for the Coastal Top End NT
2010. SMH NEWS 26.12.10

Tony Moore The Sunshine Coast Council has on Thursday closed off Lake Currumundi – north of Caloundra's Dicky Beach – to drown an exploding number of biting midges in the local area.

Sunshine Coast closer to solar farm starting before Christmas

The proposed Sunshine Coast solar plant on Coolum Yandina Road.

Tony Moore The Sunshine Coast will beat a number of south-east Queensland councils to the solar energy punch by beginning to build its own 15-megawatt solar energy farm before Christmas 2015.

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Gold Coast has 'unfair reputation' of ignoring architecture and heritage: architect

Southport's Old Town Hall, 1935.

Tony Moore In October, people will be able to walk through some of the Gold Coast's most interesting and spectacular places for free as part of Open House.

Questions over RNA heritage 'paperwork bungle'

Map showing Costin and Constance street land - where work is already underway - at the RNA Showgrounds still to be removed from Queensland's Heritage Register. The Jubilee Hotel is on the bottom right of the map on St Paul's Terrace.

Tony Moore Two large blocks of land at Brisbane's RNA Ekka Showgrounds may have been cleared before they have formally been taken off Queensland's Heritage Register.

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'Rob Katter has said nothing to me': Palaszczuk

Robbie Katter

Tony Moore Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Katters' Australian Party Queensland leader Rob Katter did not mention any frustration with her government when they spoke a week ago at the Mt Isa Rodeo.

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Pilot escapes with scratches after Gold Coast light plane crash

A Gold Coast man has walked away from a light aircraft crash without serious injuries.

Tony Moore The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft plane has escaped with scratches to his arms after quickly leaving his plane when it stalled and crashed-landed into bushland in the Gold Coast hinterland.

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Queensland Health to scrap controversial doctors' contracts

Health Minister Cameron Dick has announced a new three-year enterprise bargaining agreement to replace controversial doctors' contracts in Qld.

Tony Moore Controversial doctors health contracts are to be abolished from Queensland Health in a surprise $500 million announcement by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Cameron Dick...

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Are we loving our wildlife to death?

Whale watching on the Gold Coast.

Tony Moore Tourists are getting too close to wild animals – treating them as a tourist commodity - and putting many of the world's great species at risk of death, a tourism expert says.

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Search for Tiffany Taylor called off

Police believe Tiffany Taylor, 16, was murdered after July 12, 2015. They are yet to find her body.

Tony Moore Police have called off a search for missing teenager Tiffany Taylor, who is believed to have been murdered last month.

Brisbane's humidity charts a post-punk future

The Hard-Ons at Brisbane's Curry Shop in 1979. Photo courtesy of John Oxley Library Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane's pop culture scene went bang, smash, pow between 1978 and 1982 and only today is Queensland learning what really happened.

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Veterans add dignity to WWII remembrance events to mark war's end

WWII veteran Cyril Allender at the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II at the Shrine of Rememberance in Brisbane.

Tony Moore Cyril Allender – now 95 – was in Borneo looking after prisoners of war when he heard that World War II had finished in 1945.

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Officer hospitalised after stolen vehicle rams police car

Tony Moore A Qld police has suffered serious whiplash injuries after a stolen car reversed into a police car on Logan Road.

Tiffany Taylor suspected murder: Police search continues in bushland

Rear of the Hyundai Excel.

Tony Moore and Kristian Silva A police search with SES volunteers is underway west of Ipswich near Fernvale for the body of missing Logan teenager Tiffany Taylor or the Hyundai car in which she was last seen.

Lady Cilento Hospital 'rushed opening' findings to guide Sunshine Coast hospital

Tony Moore Opening of Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital will be carefully handled after Lady Cilento review.

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Lady Cilento Children's Hospital concerns raised in June

A review found medical staff were

Tony Moore The opening of Brisbane's new $1.5 billion South Brisbane's Lady Cilento Hospital should have been delayed by six weeks, the author of a review into the hospital's teething problems says.