Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

Kurilpa: Residents call for international design competition

Tony Moore It worked for South Bank in the 1990s and now an international design competition should be used to lay out the future for nearby South Brisbane, say West End residents.

Flouting height limits drives up land prices: councillor

A Vulture Street block where 17 storeys have been approved on land with a 10-storey height limit.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Developers accused of over-inflating land prices with development applications.

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Port confirms salt farm being checked as possible dredge site

Tony Moore The company that operates Abbot Point coal terminal near Bowen confirmed it is investigating a 300 hectare salt farm near Bowen as a potential site to store dredge spoil.

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BaT tunnel could still change: Newman

Brisbane's planned BaT Tunnel.

Tony Moore Brisbane now has six weeks to pass its final comments on the $5 billion BaT tunnel.

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Toowong development could be Brisbane's Opera House: developer

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Three futuristic towers resembling champagne flutes planned for the old ABC studios site at Toowong could be Brisbane's Opera House or Eiffel Tower, according to the developer.

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Champagne flute towers proposed for Toowong ABC site

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Three glass towers proposed for Toowong riverbank on site of abandoned ABC studios.

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Japan's former PM tells of Tokyo evacuation risk after Fukushima

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan views the Ranger uranium mine from the air.

Tony Moore Naoto Kan was Japan's prime minister at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 and he is in Brisbane today to persuade Queenslanders against nuclear power and nuclear exports.

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New ideas for reef dredge spoil should be investigated: Queensland MP

Letter from George Christensen in the Whitsunday Coast Guardian.

Tony Moore A proposal to deposit dredge spoil from the expanding Abbot Point coal terminal north of Bowen onshore at a disused salt plant must now be fully examined, the government's Federal MP for the...

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Boutique hotel touted for Boggo Road Gaol

The facade of the heritage-listed Boggo Road Gaol at Annerley.

Tony Moore There are whispers Brisbane's heritage-listed Boggo Road Gaol could be transformed into a boutique hotel or a backpacker hostel.

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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Kurilpa

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.

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

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

unemployment

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...