Jason Dowling has been a reporter at The Age for more than a decade. After breaking a significant number of stories for The Sunday Age as state political reporter, Jason was appointed City Editor for The Age. Jason has rotated through various areas of the paper including sport, business and general reporting.
Jason Dowling It is inevitable that Australians will be drinking recycled effluent in coming decades, the lead author of a scientific report launched on Wednesday says.
Jason Dowling The shackles are well and truly off Melbourne's water use with the city recording usage for the third week in a row well above any level reached last summer.
Jason Dowling Incident-plagued Amcor paper mill site in Alphington is under investigation again by the Environment Protection Authority after 200 litres of turbine oil spilled into the Yarra.
Jason Dowling Swaths of farmland along the Great Ocean Road set to be developed in bid to boost local economy.
Jason Dowling St Kilda Beach has been rated 'unacceptable' for swimming today and tomorrow because of pollution.
Jason Dowling The first changes to national guidelines for installing ceiling insulation since the bungled federal government home insulation scheme will be introduced next month.
Jason Dowling A SECRET report from an expert advisory panel might have saved lives and hundreds of millions of dollars had the federal government commissioned it before launching its disastrous $2.
Jason Dowling Melburnians have been warned not to swim at any of Melbourne's three dozen monitored beaches tomorrow because of pollution expected to run into the bay following heavy rain tonight.
Jason Dowling Cleaning up petrol station sites once business has closed can cost millions and take years.
Jason Dowling and Miki Perkins Councils warn dangerous dogs such as pit bulls not registered by the end of September could be seized and destroyed.