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Jason Dowling

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.

CSIRO monitoring Twitter to detect disasters

Jason Dowling Twitter could be faster at detecting earthquakes, bushfires, floods, cyclones and even terrorist attacks than conventional emergency sources with new CSIRO software monitoring tweets and...

Metro derails online complaint system

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Jason Dowling Metro rejects complaints sent on behalf of commuters by an online volunteer.

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Mobiles a 'threat' to privacy


Jason Dowling and Paul Austin Laws controlling the use of mobile phones in toilets, shower areas and change rooms would be tightened,under new recommendations for public surveillance.