Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Tate promises free off-peak travel for seniors, new bid for cruise ship

Tony Moore Gold Coast seniors would get free travel on public transport outside peak hours for four years if Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate is re-elected on March 19.

Library director should have been sacked: report

Whistleblower Daniel Abel says more should have been done when the concerns were first raised.

Tony Moore The State Library of Queensland's former director of corporate affairs should have been sacked three years ago for having thousands of pornographic images on his work-issued mobile phone and iPad.

Demolishers could move on heritage registered Highgate Hill homes

One of the Highgate Hill houses that could be demolished as early as Monday.

Tony Moore A demolisher could move in to Highgate Hill early Monday morning and demolish two homes listed on Brisbane City Council's heritage register.

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Million-dollar first stage to new Sunshine Coast heart

Tony Moore A new future for the Sunshine Coast begins on Thursday when Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk "turns the sod" on a 50-hectare new development in the heart of Maroochydore.

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Sneak peek inside Queensland's $4.4 billion trains

Queensland's newest trains.

Tony Moore Queenslanders on Sunday got their first look at the new passenger trains to go into Queensland Rail's commuter fleet in the second half of 2016.

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Labor pledges free Friday buses, but LNP calls it 'a gimmick'

Brisbane councillor Steve Griffiths and Labor lord mayor candidate Rod Harding in Coopers Plains.

Tony Moore A Labor promise to make bus, ferry and CityCat travel free on Fridays for eight months was "a giveaway gimmick" that would cost ratepayers a 4 per cent rates increase, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said on...

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Sydney woman dies in suspicious caravan fire at Darra industrial estate

Fire crews attended the blaze at Darra on Sunday morning.

Tony Moore A woman in her 30s has died in a suspicious fire at Darra this morning when a caravan behind a panel ship went up in flames on Sunday morning.

Queensland's $24 billion energy merger claims first casualty

Ergon Energy and Energex will be merged as part of the Queensland government's electricity reforms.

Tony Moore The Queensland Government's plans to merge power distributors Ergon and Energex into a $24 billion new energy distributor by mid-2016 has had its first restructuring casualty.

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Quirk will use stormwater harvesting to irrigate Brisbane sports fields

Tony Moore Brisbane sports fields will be irrigated from nearby creeks instead of using drinking water from taps in a $10 million scheme announced by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk on Saturday.

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Street arts or graffiti: the difference is permisson say street artists

Tony Moore Brisbane's first street art festival is now under way a week after the city's local government took a prominent street artist to court for graffiti.

Gold Coast surfers become stewards of future breaks

Cr Greg Betts, Burleigh Heads

Tony Moore The sign on the stairs as you walk into the Gold Coast Surfing History Museum at Currumbin tells you a lot.

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Gold Coast eateries to trial sending food scraps for compost

Tony Moore It's like paddock to the plate in reverse.

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Pacific Motorway crash highlights need for new Brisbane-Gold Coast project

The Pacific Motorway became a parking lot for hours after Tuesday's truck accident.

Tony Moore A 15-year-old plan to preserve land for an alternative to the congested Pacific Motorway, a plan quietly dumped by the previous Queensland government, is back on track.

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Queensland says 'no' to national radioactive dump plan

Queensland's government has asked that all potential Queensland radioactive waste storage sites be removed from the Australian government's shortlist.

Tony Moore The Palaszczuk government has ruled out supporting any plan to build a national radioactive waste storage facility anywhere in Queensland.

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Inflatable giant octopuses to attack Surfers Paradise

Sand sculptures coming to Surfer's Paradise

Tony Moore Inflatable giant squids and octopuses are about to attack Surfers Paradise as the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships take over the beaches this month.

Gold Coast city plan paves way for city's first 100-storey tower

The City Plan for the Gold Coast forecasts the 300,000 city residents to grow to 1 million by 2050.

Tony Moore The Gold Coast's first 100-storey building will be built in Southport, but Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate is wary of transport problems the City of the Gold Coast already faces.

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Second route to Gold Coast should be considered: Tom Tate

The Pacific Motorway is nearing its capacity.

Tony Moore Time to consider alternative to Pacific Motorway: Gold Coast Mayor.

Changes to car ownership a challenge to growing cities: futurist

Tony Moore Young people no longer rush to buy their first car, meaning future cities need to think clearly about public transport and the emerging "share economy" one of Australia's leading urban futurists says.

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Proposed Gold Coast towers, with aquarium, to set new 'benchmark'

Luke Sorensen, Save Our Spit

Tony Moore One of the Gold Coast's key high rise developments on the Southport Spit – and widely seen as a test case for future development on the Spit – could be debated before the March 19 Gold...

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Treasurer to annouce key Cairns schools project

Tony Moore Curtis Pitt will announce start date for one of Labor's flagship policies - the $25 million Cairns Special School – for hundreds of disabled children.