Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

New Gold Coast flight path plan rejected by council committee

Tony Moore A recommendation to use a new aircraft landing system that would bring extra flights over 50,000 Gold Coast homes has been unanimously rejected by a Gold Coast City Council committee.

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SEQ's 200-kilometre urban sprawl prediction comes true: planning expert

Southeast Queensland's new residential developments are largely linked to highways and freeways.

Tony Moore The man who in 2000 predicted Southeast Queensland would become a "200-kilometre city" from Noosa to the Tweed said his urban megacity prediction had come true.

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Stradbroke's Quandamooka people back Cleveland Harbour revamp

Cleveland's Toondah Harbour is set to get a new ferry terminal, apartments, and waterfront shopping.

Tony Moore Cleveland harbour set to get new terminal, apartments, shopping.

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Gold Coast Council budget delivers 'surprising trim' to rates increase

Money to boost tourism is included in the Gold Coast Council budget.

Tony Moore Gold Coast ratepayers will save around $30 per year on average after Gold Coast City Council made a "surprising trim", Mayor Tom Tate said on Friday.

Wreck of Caloundra's SS Dicky to shift from beach after 122 years

The remains of the SS Dicky at Caloundra.

Tony Moore The wreck of the SS Dicky – which gave Caloundra's Dicky Beach its name – is being shifted from the sandy spot it came to rest in more than 100 years ago.

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'Concrete cancer' laws under review before Gold Coast high rises crumble

A building with concrete cancer.

Tony Moore Qld Attorney-General reviews legislation the property industry says is preventing repairs of concrete cancer in older high-rise buildings.

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Gold Coast rates up 1 per cent, with money for arts precinct and Games

Gold Coast City Council

Tony Moore Gold Coast councillors have voted to reduce the city's planned rates hike to a one per cent increase.

Commonwealth Games pressure triggers Gold Coast road upgrades

Five choked Gold Coast roads will be upgraded before the Commonwealth Games

Tony Moore Five major Gold Coast roads will be widened and improved before the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Brisbane enjoys 'affordability edge' over southern capitals: Treasurer

Tony Moore Stamp duty will not be abolished in Queensland because it generates more than $2 billion in revenue to the govt each year, Treasurer Curtis Pitt told real estate representatives in Brisbane on...

Remembering Ron Clarke's legacy - Pearson, Nunn and Tom Tate

Ron Clarke carries the flame around the arena during the opening ceremony of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

Tony Moore Ron Clarke's greatest legacy to the Gold Coast as mayor was his success in leading the bid team that got the Commonwealth Games to the Gold Coast in 2018, current mayor Tom Tate said.

Ron Clarke dies: Gold Coast farewells athlete who became their mayor

Ron Clarke sets the junior mile record.

Tony Moore Gold Coast identities have begun to pay their respects to the Commonwealth Games medal winner and the city's former mayor Ron Clarke who helped forge the modern image of the Gold Coast.

Concrete cancer a problem in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast

A building with concrete cancer.

Tony Moore Queensland legislation must be changed to make it compulsory high rise towers built before 1997 be checked every two to three years for concrete cancer, two industry experts have told Fairfax Media.

Time up for Gold Coast high rise as concrete cancer warnings loom

The Gold Coast's iconic high-rise buildings face a threat from concrete cancer.

Tony Moore Dozens of 40-year-old Gold Coast high rise apartment towers built in the 1970s face million-dollar concrete cancer repair jobs.

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Noosa introduces pollution-beating electric buses

Noosa electric bus

Tony Moore Queensland-first electric buses will be operating around Noosa by Christmas after a six-month trial was given the go-ahead in the city's draft 2015-16 Budget.

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Sandmine workers ask ALP for please explain over mine closure, job losses

Sibelco's Stradbroke Island sandmining operations.

Tony Moore More than 270 Stradbroke Island sand mining workers want the Labor Government to "please explain" where their new jobs will come from after Saturday's announcement that sand mining would end in 2019.

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Brisbane multi-faith congregation welcomes Dalai Lama as 'witness to hope'

The Dalai Lama greets guests before speaking at Brisbane's Cathedral of St. Stephen for a Prayer for World Peace.

Tony Moore He is now 79, slightly bowed and smiles while he walks with slow shuffling steps.

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Tourism growth and safety balance noise concerns: Gold Coast Airport

Debate continues over a new flight path over the Gold Coast's northern suburbs.

Tony Moore Fifty flights a year – or 10,000 passengers – are diverted from Gold Coast Airport at a cost of $50,000 per flight, Gold Coast Airport management says as debate continues over a new...

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Stockland pledges $300m plus frog protection for Caloundra 20,000 home project

Caloundra South project close to green light.

Tony Moore Final negotiations to unlock a development south of Caloundra providing 20,000 homes could happen at a Sunshine Coast Regional Council meeting on June 15.

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Linc Energy facing $32.5m 'environmental damage' fine

The Queensland Government is taking further legal action against Linc Energy.

Tony Moore Linc Energy, alleged to have caused an underground fire near Chinchilla, faces a $32.5 million fine from the Queensland Government.