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Jason Dowling has been a reporter at The Age for more than a decade. He has been State Political reporter for The Sunday Age and City Editor for The Age and is now a senior reporter at The Age.
Jason Dowling Ombudsman Deborah Glass wants great flexibility in her office.
Jason Dowling In the week a new bill was introduced into state Parliament to ban cattle from the Alpine and River Red Gum National Parks, the government said there are no plans to ban dogs from eight national...
Jason Dowling The house always wins, or in the case of Victoria's planning tribunal – big housing developments nearly always win, new research indicates.
Jason Dowling Residents should not be given a bigger say at Victoria's planning tribunal because it would not be "fair", according to a developer lobby group.
Jason Dowling, Benjamin Preiss and Roy Ward Could the NBA be coming to town?
Jason Dowling Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has backed a push for Melbourne to bid for the 2032 Olympic Games, saying tickets sales would "go through the roof".
Jason Dowling Victorians could be missing out on cheaper electricity because providers are failing to promote flexible pricing associated with the smart meter roll-out.
Jason Dowling Scores of former coal miners should be employed to rehabilitate old mine sites in the Latrobe Valley to boost its economy, a new economy campaigner says.
Jason Dowling and Aisha Dow Victoria's big power companies say they are doing everything they can to reduce the number of customers having their gas and electricity switched off despite disconnections hitting record levels.
Jason Dowling The number of Victorian homes having their gas and electricity disconnected has hit staggering levels with the state government ordering an urgent inquiry be undertaken by the energy watchdog.
Jason Dowling Some of us do it daily; others only on the weekends and some sneak off at lunchtime.
Jason Dowling Some of us do it daily; others only on the weekends and some even sneak off at lunchtime.
Jason Dowling Gifts and hospitality to employees of Victoria's state-owned multibillion-dollar water industry jumped almost 40 per cent in a single year, a Victorian Auditor-General's report reveals.
Richard Willingham and Jason Dowling A handful of Victorian poker machine venues will trial a long-awaited system aimed to help problem gamblers curb their spending.
Jason Dowling Environment groups are preparing a court bid to protect the remnant southern brown bandicoot population in Melbourne's south east.
Tom Arup and Jason Dowling The power of Victoria’s environmental watchdog to properly oversee massive rehabilitation projects - such as the looming clean up of Alcoa's defunct Point Henry aluminium smelter - will be...
Jason Dowling Local councils and the state opposition have called for more detail from the Andrews Government on its plans to take trucks off the West Gate Bridge.
Jason Dowling Hybrid cars are so last year. It's time to start thinking hybrid houses.
Jason Dowling Melbourne should become the next Paris and Milan as an international fashion capital and establish a ministry for fashion in the state government, according to a new MP.
Jason Dowling Commuters using the Werribee/Williamstown train line have the highest estimated rate of fare evasion, according to figures released by Public Transport Victoria.