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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 Local council rates would likely increase next financial year by the lowest amount in a decade under a proposed new cap.
Jason Dowling and Aidan Hurst Ever been refused a drink? No? Well you may soon be thanks to new "intoxication guidelines" making it easier for bar staff to spot someone who has had enough.
Jason Dowling and Beau Donelly Victoria's Parliament is more than 150 years old – yet not one person has sat in the seat of power and identified as an Aboriginal Victorian.
Jason Dowling Port Phillip Bay, Western Port and almost 1000 kilometres of Victorian coastline should be given dedicated funding like freeways and public transport to improve sustainability, build more boat ramps...
Jason Dowling It is a long way from the Western Desert of the Pilbara to BHP Billiton's Collins Street headquarters, especially if English is not your first language and your normal "office" is about half a...
Jason Dowling "We are heading to Victorian-era England where three families lived in a couple of rooms."
Jason Dowling Adem Somyurek is an old school Labor politician, active in the factions and good with party numbers.
Jason Dowling Bendigo and Adelaide bank have walked away empty-handed from a multimillion-dollar court action against Crown casino.
Jason Dowling It's a design battle on a grand scale over a provocative advertising campaign featuring a broccoli.
Bianca Hall, Tammy Mills, Jason Dowling and Allison Worrall Wyndham Vale's Lake Gladman is a place where children come to feed the ducks and play; it is not a place of death. What happened at 3.
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.