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Tony Moore is a senior reporter at the Brisbane Times

New look on the old 'live above the fish-and-chip shop' lifestyle

New look on the old 'live above the fish-and-chip shop' lifestyle

The lure of faster internet on the Sunshine Coast - and south-east Queensland - has triggered one developer to offer a new shake on the old idea of working downstairs and living upstairs.

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Tourism minister Kate Jones defends government's record on Moreton Bay

Tourism minister Kate Jones defends government's record on Moreton Bay

Tourism Industry and former environment minister Kate Jones defended the Queensland Government's profile on Moreton Bay, which is under threat from thousands of tonnes of sediment with high levels of nitrogen and phosphorus now flowing downstream from the Lockyer Valley.

  • by Tony Moore
Brisbane's biggest hole in the ground reaches halfway point

Brisbane's biggest hole in the ground reaches halfway point

Brisbane's new casino and hotel resort complex does not open until 2020, however the 26-metre deep construction hole has reached the halfway point in time, 16 metres below George Street.

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'Keep your hands off our mountain': Resident uproar over tree clearing

'Keep your hands off our mountain': Resident uproar over tree clearing

Brisbane's new Coorparoo Neighbourhood Plan protects part of the southside's Stephens Mountain, but allows residential development close to the South East Busway. Others say its is a thin wedge which should have been shut down.

  • by Tony Moore
Council's $11 million Christmas gift to Brisbane's new cruise ship terminal

Council's $11 million Christmas gift to Brisbane's new cruise ship terminal

Brisbane City Council agreed at its weekly meeting on Tuesday to go ahead with its 50 per cent share of a $10.9 million roads upgrade project.

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Howard's end: Wharf work nears completion

Howard's end: Wharf work nears completion

The first business event is being held on Tuesday night as workers scramble to finish the rest of the $110 million redevelopment of the city's Howard Smith Wharves.

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Brisbane River at an ecological 'tipping point'

Brisbane River at an ecological 'tipping point'

From its environmental state to its economic challenges, Brisbane Times has taken an in-depth look at the Brisbane River for this special series of reports, 30 years since the Year of the River was declared.

  • by Tony Moore
'Champion' needed to break slow SEQ water quality decline: ecologists

'Champion' needed to break slow SEQ water quality decline: ecologists

Despite some improvements in some rivers Brisbane residents remain apathetic about being able to make improvements to the Brisbane River.

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$7.5b Moreton Bay 'in peril' amid public apathy towards Brisbane River

$7.5b Moreton Bay 'in peril' amid public apathy towards Brisbane River

South-east Queensland's rivers have been panned in a new report card, raising concerns about the 'jewel of SEQ'.

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The Sunshine Coast is Australia's caravan-living capital

The Sunshine Coast is Australia's caravan-living capital

More than 2200 people 'lived' in a caravan on the Sunshine Coast on census night, making it Australia's caravan capital. Why?

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Sunshine Coast koala habitat protected in $3.5 million land buy

Sunshine Coast koala habitat protected in $3.5 million land buy

Almost 2400 hectares of koala habitat has been saved from a pine plantation near Tewantin in a landmark $3.5 million buyout by a conservation group, a local council and the Queensland government.

  • by Tony Moore