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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 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.
Jason Dowling Bird lovers and environment groups are pushing for a new "Bellarine Wetlands Nature Conservation Reserve", south of Geelong, fearing urban sprawl will destroy popular bird habitat visited by about...
Jason Dowling It has been a lethal conclusion to 2014 at work places in Victoria with seven deaths in seven weeks.
Henrietta Cook and Jason Dowling The state's new Water Minister is open to using the controversial desalination plant if water supplies hit critical levels in Victorian towns.
Richard Willingham, Jason Dowling Premier Daniel Andrews must deal with a handful of MPs pushing policies as varied as euthanasia, gun laws, drug reform and winding back abortion laws if Labor is to pass legislation in the upper...
Jason Dowling Stationery suppliers celebrate and public servants groan every time a new government delivers its miracle cure to the public service.
Jason Dowling The Victorian election drums were loudest on issues such as employment, the East West Link, paramedics and TAFE funding.
Jason Dowling Voters have set a new record for early voting in Victoria with postal and pre-poll votes surging past 1 million.