Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

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.

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

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

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...

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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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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Dick Smith backs bold plan to recognise Queensland aviation pioneer

The wreckage of Bert Hinkler's Puss Moth in the Italian Alps in 1933.

Tony Moore Adventurer and millionaire businessman Dick Smith has decided to back a Queensland campaign to take rock from a Bundaberg beach to the Italian Alps to build a statue and properly recognise pioneering...

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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...

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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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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Queensland 'worst' for youth unemployment

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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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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...

McCulkin cold case: investigator was to take Barbara to safe house before disappearance

Barbara McCulkin with one of her daughters.

Tony Moore Former Brisbane investigator, weapons trainer and now security consultant, John Ryan was about to drive Barbara McCulkin to a safehouse near Glen Innes the day she disappeared in January 1974.

Queensland aims for 'Rolls Royce' youth mental health plan

The state government is pursuing significant reform in youth mental health.

Tony Moore Queensland is heading towards a new five–tiered, youth psychiatric care model.

Koala expert slams Queensland government for outsourcing population analysis

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Tony Moore The Queensland Government is outsourcing the analysis of koala counts for the first time, asking the private sector to evaluate the results from koala counts in Southeast Queensland back to 2102.

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Vehicle bursts into flames on M1, halting traffic

The burning wreckage of the combi van on the M1.

Tony Moore A kombi van has caught fire on the Pacific Motorway, leaving thousands of motorists at a standstill.

Government hopes public will forget: Fitzgerald

Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has predicted the Queensland government will tone down its

Tony Moore and AAP The Queensland government will tone down its "law and order rhetoric" and "hope the public forgets the damage" done to Queensland's anti-corruption commission, Tony Fitzgerald has predicted.

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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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Brisbane woman leads NASA's search for life on Mars

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Tony Moore An “extraordinarily brilliant” Brisbane woman – named one of the world’s leading scientific minds in 2006 – is now leading NASA’s search for life on Mars.

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Brisbane architect marked the shift to city's organic lines

Revered architect Blair Wilson.

Tony Moore A Brisbane architect who designed Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre and the iconic Greek Orthodox Church at West End has been remembered as moving Brisbane architecture style away from...

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MH17 victims Roger and Jill Guard remembered

Roger and Jill Guard with their daughter, Amanda.

Tony Moore Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre overflows as the community celebrates the lives Toowoomba's Roger and Jill Guard, who died in the MH17 disaster.