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Josh Gordon is The Age's state political editor. After a brief period in the Sydney banking world and the federal bureaucracy, Josh spent six years working as The Age's economics correspondent at Parliament House in Canberra. After cutting himself adrift to travel the world, he was lured back to reporting early in 2007. Most recently he has worked as The Sunday Age's politcal editor, based in Canberra, and The Age's state economics correspondent in Melbourne.
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham Bill Shorten calls on Tony Abbott to reverse infrastructure funding cut and meet Daniel Andrews to work out solution that ensures Victorians are not further disadvantaged.
Josh Gordon If there is one thing Infrastructure Australia has laid bare it is the pressing problem of how we intend to maintain our quality of life in the face of booming population growth.
Josh Gordon, Adam Carey Funding for a new tollway to relieve pressure on the West Gate Bridge is under a cloud, with the Abbott government lashing out at Premier Daniel Andrews for standing on the sidelines "demanding cash".
Josh Gordon You could be forgiven for thinking an election was around the corner, given the latest shenanigans over transport funding in the state.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor Opposition Leader Matthew Guy met with federal Finance Minister Mathias Cormann on Monday to agree a plan that would mean Victoria keeps $1.5 billion in infrastructure funding.
Josh Gordon, Analysis Tony Abbott said last year's election was a referendum on the East West Link
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor The sale of the Port of Melbourne has been moved back to 2016.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor Boom gates at some of Melbourne's busiest level crossings are down for more than two-thirds of the morning peak, leaving motorists stranded in traffic for hours.
Josh Gordon The East West Link has been scrapped but uncertainty remains over the $3 billion given to Victoria for the project.
Josh Gordon The government may have laid the groundwork to deliver 96 per cent of its election promises in its first budget, but it is the remaining 4 per cent that could ultimately cause it heartache.
Josh Gordon, Benjamin Preiss, Richard Willingham People with disabilities, families with young children, and local sporting clubs are set to be winners from a state budget aimed boosting services and delivering election promises.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor The Andrews Government is set to unveil $5.8 billion worth of surpluses over the next four years in a first budget focussed on restoring services for families and sound economic management.
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham The state government has introduced a radical budget plan produce an extra $330 million of revenue by taxing foreign nationals who buy property in Victoria.
Tom Cowie and Josh Gordon The report found PSOs were using aggressive tactics to scare commuters into giving their name and address when it was unnecessary.
Josh Gordon Daniel Andrews desperately needs a big project; preferably one which qualifies for the federal billions of dollars previously earmarked for the East West Link.
Josh Gordon Daniel Andrews announced second river crossing from the west to be built by 2020.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor The Master Builders Association of Victoria has warned short and medium-term infrastructure project are urgently needed to offset the loss of jobs and investment triggered by the decision to dump the...
Henrietta Cook, Josh Gordon, Benjamin Preiss More than $800 million of state money earmarked for Victorian schools has disappeared into a blackhole, the Andrews government has claimed.
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor With government borrowing costs at historic lows, there is a growing consensus that the public private partnership model, which relies on ongoing payments to the private sector to build and maintain...
Josh Gordon, State Political Editor The use of armed guards on train platforms across Melbourne will face fresh scrutiny amid concerns the policy is expensive, inflexible and poorly targeted.