Tony Moore

Tony Moore

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

South Brisbane Telstra outage hits homes and business

Tony Moore Almost 300 won't get services back until Wednesday afternoon.

Reef health concerns could cost tourism industry

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore Research is needed discover whether concerns over the Great Barrier Reef’s future are impacting tourist numbers, a prominent tourism expert believes.

Caloundra and Ipswich tops for solar: Energex

Contrary to Treasurer Tim Nicholls' comments Ipswich and Caboolture are Queensland's solar hotspots.

Tony Moore The retirees, holiday makers and young families of Caloundra and the working class city of Ipswich have Southeast Queensland’s highest proportion of solar systems according to a breakdown of...

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Queensland high security prisons 'beyond capacity'

The number of people in all Queensland's prisons has soared to 7141since the Queensland government changed.

Tony Moore All but two of Queensland’s 11 high security prisons are now filled “beyond capacity”.

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Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor but signs of improvement: report

Great Barrier Reef

Tony Moore A major report card shows water quality in the inshore of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor, despite reductions in pesticides and nutrients flowing on to the reef.

Great Barrier Reef water quality remains poor: report

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt watches as Queensland counterpart Andrew Powell signs the $40 million Reef Trust in Brisbane.

Tony Moore A report card shows water quality in the "inshore'' of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor.

Sibelco's influence on sand mining policy should go to CMC: Barrister

Stradbroke Sand miners Sibelco's dealings with the LNP Government should be scrutinised, a prominent lawyer has argued.

Tony Moore Mining company Sibelco’s dealings with the Newman Government should be subject to the same CMC scrutiny as allegations against Clive Palmer, a prominent Queensland barrister says.

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Don't allow ambition to subvert personal integrity: Fitzgerald

Tim Carmody could be promoted to chief justice.

Amy Remeikis and Tony Moore Tony Fitzgerald has urged Tim Carmody, who served as the counsel assisting his corruption inquiry, to “not allow his ambition to subvert his personal integrity”.

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Silk Road accused Peter Nash claims he was bashed in Arthur Gorrie prison

Prison

Tony Moore Accused drug cartel go-between Peter Nash has now joined other prisoners who claim they were bashed by riot police during a May 5 protest at Wacol’s Arthur Gorrie prison after protest against...

Bus, train, ferry passengers not rorting free transport: Emerson

Buses are a key part of Brisbane's transport infrastructure.

Tony Moore More than 78,500 people each week in Southeast Queensland now take a free bus, train or ferry trip after the Newman Government introduced their "free trips after nine journeys" policy in June 2012.

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Smoking protest prisoner bashed by guards after protest: report

Prisoners are protesting smoking bans in Queensland jails.

Tony Moore Prisoners at the Arthur Gorrie Correction Centre at Wacol were allegedly bashed to the ground in the cells after a smoking ban protest, according to a document obtained by Fairfax Media.

Stradbroke Island elders take Newman Government to the High Court

Dancers from the Nunukul Jagera people outside the Commonwealth Law Courts in Brisbane on June 6, 2014

Tony Moore Aunty Evelyn Parkin and her sister Grace Graham are Quandamooka people from Stradbroke Island, just an hour's drive and boat ride from the heart of Brisbane's CBD.

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Differential rates challenger says law change 'stinks'

houses

Tony Moore The man who triggered a $2.6 billion rates scare for 20 Queensland councils is simply shocked that the Queensland Government has changed the goal posts.

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Privatising Gladstone's port will not impact LNG price: Santos CEO

Future LNG export capital  Gladstone Harbour.

Tony Moore Santos chief executive David Knox said it would make no difference to the price of Santos' liquid natural gas exports if the Port of Gladstone was privatised.

Seniors welcome Queensland Government about-face on pensions

Seniors have wlecomed the government reversal.

Tony Moore Seniors groups have welcomed the Newman Government's decision to change its mind about pensioners concessions.

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Dramatic state government changes save BCC $1b rates headache

Houses

Tony Moore The Queensland Government on Wednesday night dramatically staved off a potential $2.3 billion challenge from Queensland's ratepayers against 20 of the state's biggest councils.

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No oil or petrol in Caltex refinery leak: expert

A chemical release at the Port of Brisbane's Caltex refinery has sparked concerns.

Tony Moore Environment Department hazardous waste inspectors found no trace of oil or petrol on a sandy white powder that came from the Caltex Refiney  last month.

Pensioner anger over concession cuts grows

Seniors groups want to meet with government about cuts to concessions.

Tony Moore Council of the Ageing asks for urgent talks with Campbell Newman.

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Brisbane gives Expo 2020 guests emergency clues

Dubai will host World Expo 2020.

Tony Moore Brisbane hosted World Expo 88 more than a quarter of a century ago and today Brisbane is playing a role in the future World Expo 2020.

Queensland port sales 'not as valuable as NSW'

Ports play a significant role in the state government's asset sale agenda.

Tony Moore Australia's leading pro-infrastructure body says the Queensland Government will receive more for the long-term leases of port assets than the Newman Government is estimating.

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