Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Brisbane named Australia's most sustainable city

Tony Moore The award comes from the Keep Australia Beautiful organisation, which judged Brisbane the best in three areas: sustainable city, removing litter, and energy innovation ideas.

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Phillip Hughes funeral shown on Brisbane big screens

Phillip Hughes's funeral will be the centre of national attention today.

Tony Moore Funeral to be broadcast in King George Square and Queens Street Mall.

Kate Jones, Campbell Newman clash over mega-suburb's bushland track

Plans for a bushland track to be used by emergency services vehicles has become a point of contention for Brisbane City Council, Premier Campbell Newman and Ashgrove candidate Kate Jones.

Tony Moore Former Labor environment minister and now candidate for Ashgrove, Kate Jones, has criticised plans for an "emergency vehicle access road" from Mt Nebo Road through bushland into Brisbane's newest...

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Free 15-minute parking and cycle clearways begin after Christmas for Brisbane

Hold onto those coins a little longer with 15-minute free parking spots in select locations close to the CBD.

Tony Moore Free 15-minute metered parking in suburbs fringing the CBD, "tap and go" metered parking and extending the time for people with disabilities to park in loading zones to five minutes will all begin...

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Cedar Woods suburb plan altered to allay traffic fears

Brisbane City Council will not allow traffic from a proposed new mega suburb onto Waterworks Road.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council will not let any traffic from its new mega-suburb onto Mt Nebo Road – and ultimately onto congested Waterworks Road – when it today considers the case of the city's...

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Brisbane City Council's parking revolution

Brisbane City Council will allow 15 minutes of free parking at meters outside the CBD.

Tony Moore Parking around Brisbane's inner-city suburbs will undergo big changes.

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Free parking for 15 minutes at meters outside Brisbane CBD

Brisbane City Council will allow 15 minutes of free parking at meters outside the CBD.

Tony Moore Motorists will get 15 minutes free parking at more than 7000 parking meters outside the CBD as one of 55 recommendations in Brisbane City Council's Parking Taskforce handed down on Monday.

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Independent MP calls for Heiner "cover-up" inquiry

Member for Gladstone Liz Cunningham has urged the Commission of Inquiry.

Tony Moore Independent MP Liz Cunningham has on Thursday in State Parliament asked that a special Commission of Inquiry be called to investigate the "cover-up" of the 1990 decision by the Queensland cabinet to...

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McDonald's Restaurants to adopt Brisbane's recycling lesson

The Big Mac index was created in 1986 to make exchange rate theory more digestible.

Tony Moore Is Brisbane successfully teaching one of the world's biggest multinationals a lesson in recycling?

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Historic Shorncliffe Pier replacement begins today

Dusk at the old Shorncliffe Pier.

Tony Moore After being closed to the public since March 2012, Brisbane City Council will this morning begin work on the $20 million redevelopment of the historic 130-year-old Shorncliffe Pier.

Australia's largest council unanimously rejects plans to cut federal share of disaster funds

A resident cleans up debris after flooding hit Bundaberg.

Tony Moore Australia's largest council - Brisbane City Council - has unanimously rejected Productivity Council moves to reduce federal disaster relief funding.

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Taringa Moggill Rd bottleneck to remain until 2026

The Taringa Neighbourhood Plan focuses development around the train station, but offers no relief to motorists on Moggill Rd in the near future.

Tony Moore Neighbourhood plan allows 12 storeys around train station, but traffic jams remain.

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Bridge works mean lane closures at The Gap for three months

Traffic controller.

Tony Moore City-bound lanes on a stretch of Waterworks Road at The Gap will be closed from early December until March 2015 to allow a $2.5 million facelift to a century-old, heritage-listed bridge.

Upper Mount Gravatt hotel to include conference venue

An artist impression of the new hotel proposed for Upper Mount Gravatt.

Tony Moore A 12-storey, $22 million hotel has been approved for city's south.

Queensland's disaster relief funding under threat from federal government

Cyclones have caused billions of dollars of damage to Queensland.

Tony Moore National disaster funding to Queensland from the federal government is under serious threat with authorities wanting to reduce federal payouts from 75 per of costs to cover 50 per cent of the costs.

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Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith inspires students

Victoria Cross winner Ben Roberts-Smith inspired students at the Young Leaders Day event.

Tony Moore It is not often a group of Queensland school students get to question a Victoria Cross recipient – or a 17-year-old cystic fibrosis survivor – about the very decisions that changed and...

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New honour tolls for Bundaberg flying ace in Italy

Bert Hinkler

Tony Moore One of Queensland's most important historical figures – and a WWI flying ace - will be honoured in Italy next year, after an Australian freight company has agreed to help.

Tewantin police shooting: Children to be interviewed

Queensland police

Tony Moore Man allegedly rushed at officers with a weapon before shooting.

Labor claims wait list 'merry-go-round'

Labor health spokeswoman Jo-Ann Miller.

Tony Moore Health Minister Lawrence Springborg's hospital waiting list guarantee was a "merry-go-around" for patients, Opposition health spokeswoman Jo Ann Miller said.

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Minister's office defends health advertising splurge

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has defended government advertising spending.

Tony Moore Prominent television advertising promoting Health Minister Lawrence Springborg's Sunday announcement of a hospital waiting list guarantee is not promoting the government before next year's state...

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