Tony Moore

Tony Moore

Tony Moore is a senior reporter for

Quilpie surrounded by drought, but cannot access special drought funds

Tony Moore The western Queensland town of Quilpie is feeling abandoned by a federal government decision to deprive it of drought funding when 13 councils around it have received special funding.

Waterwise Queenslanders save need for new dam until 2030

Wivenhoe Dam overflow.

Tony Moore Southeast Queenslanders have stuck to their water-saving ways since the 2001-2009 drought and in 2015 are using almost half the water per person they used when the last drought started in 2001.

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Uber car attack was 'prank gone wrong': Police

An Uber driver's car was attacked in Brisbane.

Tony Moore with Kristian Silva Police are investigating after a window of an Uber driver's car was smashed in Brisbane's CBD early on Saturday morning.

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Afghan refugee now doctor tells modern day refugee success story

Afghanistani refugee Dr Homa Forotan came to Brisbane in 2005 and is working towards becoming a cardiologist.

Tony Moore Afghan refugee, now doctor Homa Forotan is just one Brisbane example of a modern-day Australian refugee success story.

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Underwater sonar to test if Rainbow Beach collapse linked to earthquakes

As captured by Higgins Storm Chasers, the erosion-hole that claimed a caravan and a car at Inskip Point, and triggered the evacuation of 140 campers.

Tony Moore Underwater surveys of the erosion-prone Queensland beach that sensationally collapsed in the middle of the night in September will determine if that collapse is linked to earthquakes.

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Bolt joint failed on Movie World's Green Lantern ride: inspectors

Investigators say a bolted joint broke on the Green Lantern ride in March, leaving riders in fear for their lives.

Tony Moore Workplace inspectors discovered a bolted joint on Movie World's Green Lantern ride failed in March 2015 causing the ride to stop and putting tourists at risk of falling to the ground.

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Are you a RocKwiz?

Tony Moore You have all the answers sitting in front of your TV, but here's you chance to really test your music knowledge.

Caloundra's Bulcock Street makeover continues

New seating on Caloundra's Bulcock Steet.

Tony Moore Caloundra's city heart will get new trees, gardens, benches and lighting after a CBD revitalisation project received a $300,000 grant from the Queensland Government.

MS groups welcome medical marijuana treatments

Medical Marijuana

Tony Moore Medical marijuana can relieve muscle spasms so severe it breaks bones, Multiple Sclerosis Queensland's specialist education officer Tim O'Maley has told Fairfax Media.

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Maroochy River boathouses a mystery

Maroochy River Boathouses - hunt for missing owners.

Tony Moore Council tries to find owners of historic Sunshine Coast boathouses.

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32 properties resumed to start Kingsford Smith Drive widening project

Kingsford Smith Drive widening at  Hamilton

Tony Moore Hundreds of residents and businesses along Kingsford Smith Drive – one of Brisbane's busiest roads – are about to feel the pressure of one of the city's biggest road-widening projects.

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Queensland looks to Sydney for infrastructure funding ideas

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad releases Queensland's State Infrastructure Plan.

Tony Moore Queensland is looking at western Sydney's futuristic 33 kilometre-long WestConnex tollway – yet to-be finished - as one possible way of paying for future infrastructure in Queensland.

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Electronic voting in Queensland gets another step closer

More and more Queenslanders are voting before election day.

Tony Moore Queenslanders will trial electronic voting at next year's council elections, deputy premier Jackie Trad confirmed on Monday.

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CommSec report says Queensland construction slumps

Construction in Queensland has slumped to its worst level in a decade

Tony Moore State Infrastructure Plan to be launched amid bad news for state.

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Nurse navigator positions revealed

Tony Moore Government outlines where experienced nurse positions will be. 

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Cricket greats' tall tales bring light to dark battle with depression, PTSD

Tony Moore "Mate, I used to just shuffle up and go whang!"

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Are these solar panels the setting of the sun for coal mines?

Tony Moore Solar energy systems on top of shopping centres, car park shade covers, hospitals, airports and other commercial buildings are the beginning of the end for large scale coal power stations, an...

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Massive public art work for Surfers to kickstart coastal green strip

Tony Moore Call goes out to international artists for landmark piece in Surfers Paradise.

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State Librarian placed on leave as 'lewd photos' investigation continues

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commissioner has questioned how a library employee taking secret photos of a staff member's cleavage is not sexual harassment.

Tony Moore Probe into handing of staff member who took 2700 lewd photos.

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Toxic paint remains on Great Barrier Reef five years after tanker crash

Shen Neng 1, a Chinese-registered bulk coal carrier grounded in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It veered off course into the restricted area.

Tony Moore Highly toxic paint – harmful to marine life and killing coral – has not been removed from the Great Barrier Reef off Gladstone – five years after a Chinese oil tanker crashed into...

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