Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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Queensland's solar energy uptake dims

Tony Moore Solar energy installation in Queensland homes has dropped by two-thirds from 2505 systems a week in 2012 to just 759 units a week by August 2015, according to figures from the Federal Government's...

Tests into mysterious Gold Coast Seaway spill

No trace of dirty water in Gold Coast Seaway after large brown plume seen on Monday.

Tony Moore There is now no sign of the large plume of brown, dirty water seen in Southport's Gold Coast Seaway on Monday, but high-level investigations by the state government, Griffith University and Gold...

2016 surf lifesaving titles bring facelift to Maroochydore

Maroochydore will host the 2016 national titles, marking the 100th anniversary of surf lifesaving on the Sunshine Coast.

Tony Moore New viewing platform for Maroochydore beach ahead of "Aussies".

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Queensland electricity bills to rise despite tariff drop

How many of these will you need when you retire?

Tony Moore An unreported fixed "per day electricity supply" charge quietly increased by 37.2 cents per day.

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Qld investigates 'panic clearing' of thousands of hectares of endangered bushland

Tony Moore Dramatic claims that 1000 hectares of blackbutt forest in western Queensland each week is being "panic cleared" by landowners is now being checked by the Queensland Government.

New Reedy Creek road improves access to Gold Coast schools

New Gold Coast road to improve access to Gold Coast schools.

Tony Moore Traffic around three Gold Coast schools will be improved in 12 months time after work began on Tuesday on an $8.4 million project to divert traffic away from one of Reedy Creek's busiest roads.

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Breathing life into Brisbane's underground rail

Could driverless light rail be a key to Brisbane's future transport system?

Tony Moore Brisbane's future underground rail project under George Street must have more than one underground line in each direction and mesh with a stand-alone "driverless mini-metro" system in the city's CBD...

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Port of Brisbane sackings part of Phoenix Rising wharf automation plan: MUA

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 09:  Port Botany, Gate B105 - the Hitchison Terminal - Union delegate Joe Deakin (white T-shirt) speaks at MUA family day at the picketline after 100 staff were sacked via email the previous Thursday. 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Michele Mossop/Fairfax Media)

Tony Moore Wharf automation has been revealed as Hutchison Ports' plan to cut workers on Australia's eastern seaports, as a rowdy protest builds over the sacking by SMS of dozens of employees.

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Green belts must be protected as SEQ population grows: mayors

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.

Tony Moore Deputy Premier Jackie Trad has briefed the mayors of Queensland's largest councils on the way in which big infrastructure projects are funded overseas as the state government moves to tackle...

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Burleigh national park walk reopens after boulders removed

Burleigh National Park - after the repairs

Tony Moore Burleigh Head National Park's famous "Oceanview" front walk along the Pacific Ocean is again open to the public.

Gold Coast light rail stage two and Brisbane link unveiled

State two of the Gold Coast light rail, to link to the Brisbane main line, has been unveiled.

Tony Moore A shorter, cheaper alternative route for the second stage of the Gold Coast's proposed light rail project has been unveiled which would allow it to connect to the main rail line to Brisbane by...

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Caloundra restaurant cops $18,000 fine for cockroaches in the kitchen

The unwashed kitchen in the Caloundra food business.

Tony Moore A popular Caloundra seafood restaurant – Centrepoint Buffet – has been fined $18,423 in the Caloundra Magistrates Court for having cockroaches on serving benches among a wide range of...

Fishing co-op worried about impact of Gold Coast casino proposals

Gold Coast Fish Co-Operative co-presidents Roxeen Vaughan and Richard Hamilton with treasurer Mark Thomson.

Tony Moore Gold Coast fishermen and women - neighbours of the Gold Coast's newest casino - are worried their 45-year-old fishing co-op will eventually be swamped by the new international casino.

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Gold Coast casino to target Asian visitors

The Gold Coast's new casino will be built next to Sea World at the Spit.

Tony Moore New casino unlikely to be ready for Commonwealth Games.

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Cedar Woods development wins partial approval from state government

Upper Kedron development Cedar Woods has been approved, in part, by the Palaszczuk Government

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Controversial development Cedar Woods will become a reality after the Palaszczuk Government approved the proposal – in part.

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Bert Hinkler's Italian memorial unveiled

Bert Hinkler

Tony Moore Bundaberg's Bert Hinkler – Queensland's aviation star of the 1920s and 30s - is being remembered in Italy by three nations this Sunday morning on a windswept mountain peak in the Italian Alps.

Southport re-emerges as Gold Coast growth central

Gold Coast development aerial shot

Tony Moore Southport's top 10 largest developments by July 31 2015

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Queensland Rail 150th anniversary celebrated with steam engine trip on 'Bety'

Steam engine 'Bety' will take passengers back in time on the Ipswich line.

Jorge Branco and Tony Moore The train arriving on platform, one, will be a, 60-year-old heritage steam engine, stopping select stations to the city.

Queensland oil spill: Turtles, seabirds found slicked near Townsville

Flatback Turtle, Timor Sea
*Must credit John Lolos*

Tony Moore Spilled oil near Townsville is engulfing wildlife, with two turtles and two birds found slicked, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority confirmed.

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Grand old lady SS Dicky wreck takes her exit from Sunshine Coast beach

SS Dicky from Caloundra's Dicky Beach

Tony Moore Hundreds of locals gathered to watch and cheer as one of Caloundra's grand old ladies began her final exit from Caloundra's Dicky Beach on Thursday.

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