Josh Gordon is The Age's state political editor. After a brief period in the Sydney banking world and the federal bureaucracy, Josh spent six years working as The Age's economics correspondent at Parliament House in Canberra. After cutting himself adrift to travel the world, he was lured back to reporting early in 2007. Most recently he has worked as The Sunday Age's politcal editor, based in Canberra, and The Age's state economics correspondent in Melbourne.
Josh Gordon The Victorian and federal governments are pushing other states to buy more locally made cars to help keep the beleaguered industry afloat.
Josh Gordon Polling suggests Labor will struggle to retain any Queensland seats north of the Brisbane River.
Josh Gordon Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan looks set to lose his Brisbane seat of Lilley, with internal polling suggesting Labor will struggle to retain any Queensland seats at the September 14 federal...
Josh Gordon Voters are sophisticated enough to recognise that Ford's decision to close its Geelong and Broadmeadows plants in October 2016 has been a long time coming.
Josh Gordon Tony Abbott is facing internal pressure from Victorian Liberals to privatise the ABC and SBS if he wins the September 14 election amid claims both organisations are struggling to comply with their...
Josh Gordon Former Liberal premier Dick Hamer simultaneously had three big infrastructure projects on the go: the West Gate Bridge, completed in 1978; City Loop, completed in 1981; and the first two stages of...
Josh Gordon, Lara O'toole, Richard Willingham Ensuring road to become a key point of differentiation during federal election campaign
Josh Gordon and Tim Colebatch The GST is not the growth tax it once was. State government finances are in trouble as consumers pare back discretionary spending or increasingly buy goods online from overseas websites.
Josh Gordon Competing claims appear to refer to two separate teacher pay agreements.
Josh Gordon Tony Abbott's road-focused infrastructure model has major implications for the Premier.
Josh Gordon A high-speed train running down the east coast of Australia and then across to Melbourne would cost $114 billion to build but would eventually pay its way, carrying 84 million passengers a year.
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Only two candidates in the preselection battle for the Labor safe seat of Gellibrand will front a central selection panel on Tuesday night after three candidates withdrew.
Josh Gordon The Labor preselection battle for Gellibrand has become grubby as a dirt file circulates on candidate Katie Hall. Josh Gordon and Minister Stephen Conroy react.
Josh Gordon, Heath Aston and Richard Blackburn Holden will axe 100 jobs from its Melbourne product development facility as the company struggles to cope with a profound ''structural shift'' triggered by the high dollar and fierce competition from...
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Former attorney-general Nicola Roxon has lashed out at ''misogyny'' within Labor ranks, after the release of an anonymous dirt sheet attacking a candidate in the preselection battle for the safe seat...
Josh Gordon and Adam Carey The Gillard government is expected to announce funding for Melbourne's $9 billion metro rail tunnel, placing it at odds with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, who has said he will back the east-west...
Josh Gordon Josh Gordon decodes the battle for the safe Labor seat of Gellibrand, as Stephen Conroy and Nicola Roxon up the ante.
Josh Gordon Josh Gordon decodes the battle for the safe Labor seat of Gellibrand, as Stephen Conroy and Nicola Roxon get involved.
Josh Gordon A nasty little preselection war now on in a Melbourne seat is proof the party's learnt nothing.
Josh Gordon Former attorney-general Nicola Roxon has moved to assert her authority in her seat of Gellibrand.