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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 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.
Jason Dowling Frankston, Bentleigh Carrum, Yan Yean, Buninyong.
Jason Dowling The Age's state news reporters have assessed the policies and performance of both major parties in key portfolios and delivered their verdicts.
Jason Dowling The rapidly changing nature of gambling in Australia has some troubling consequences with new research warning of a violent impact on some families and the vulnerability of Australians to unregulated...
Jason Dowling The state government is facing accusations of pig-headedness over the use of water from the controversial desalination plant as a town just a few kilometres away runs dry.
Jason Dowling and Tom Cowie There are a record number of parties contesting the state election. Here is a rundown of who they are and what they stand for.
Jason Dowling With 21 parties registered, the motivations of some smaller players are being questioned.
Jason Dowling Sydney has an airport rail line. So does Brisbane. Perth is building one. Should Melbourne? Jason Dowling peers down the track what Victoria's major parties are really proposing.
Jason Dowling Politicians make it easy to be cynical.
Jason Dowling There are 10 myki cards in circulation for every weekday public transport user with the massive over subscription blamed on a lack of short-term tickets.