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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, Henrietta Cook Former premier Ted Baillieu has announced he is quitting politics, sending the Liberal Party scrambling to find a replacement candidate for the prized seat of Hawthorn just three months from the...
Josh Gordon, The most curious question surrounding Ted Baillieu's decision to step down from his seat is why now? Why at this late stage in the political cycle?
Josh Gordon and Henrietta Cook Former premier Ted Baillieu is expected to confirm his retirement ahead of the November state election.
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham The Napthine government decides balance-of-power MP can inflict no further damage to the Coalition's legislative agenda.
Josh Gordon Attorney-General Robert Clark has claimed Frankston independent MP Geoff Shaw insisted he too make particular judicial appointments in exchange for his support in parliament, but has stopped short of...
Richard Willingham, Mark Hawthorne, Josh Gordon Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews has denied any role in the theft or leaking of the stolen Age recordings, despite admitting that his own chief of staff and senior Labor officials listened to, copied...
Josh Gordon Questions have emerged about Daniel Andrews' integrity and political judgment.
Josh Gordon The idea that state Labor had become arrogant, unaccountable and at times grubby after 11 years in office probably contributed to the party's November 2010 election loss.
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Josh Gordon If there is one source of comfort for anxious Coalition strategists it is the notion that state political polls have tended to tighten dramatically in the last days of election campaigns.
Josh Gordon The Napthine Government has clawed back lost political ground after an aggressive campaign attacking Opposition Leader Daniel Andrew’s building union links.
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Josh Gordon Margaret Tighe calls it “punishment politics”. The idea, the veteran anti-abortion campaigner says, is to inflict maximum electoral pain by targeting individual MPs in key marginal seats...
Josh Gordon Robert Clark’s welcome to Melbourne address to a conference organised by a hard-right anti-gay, anti-abortion group is consistent with the state government's tourism agenda to attract people to...
Josh Gordon, Heath Aston State Attorney-General Robert Clark is set to address a hardline pro-life event in Melbourne.
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Josh Gordon A Wangaratta textile manufacturer has been accused of deliberately entering into a contrived business arrangement to avoid paying the entitlements of 60 sacked workers.
Josh Gordon State-based anti-discrimination laws will be introduced to override any move by the Abbott government to water down the Racial Discrimination Act if Labor wins the November state election.
Adam Carey and Josh Gordon A plan to develop a huge container port at Hastings south-east of Melbourne could put an impossible strain on the city’s roads and busiest rail lines and potentially drive up the cost of...
Josh Gordon, Clay Lucas The economic case for the East West Link could be shakier than first thought, with the government’s own modelling work suggesting the benefits could be overshadowed by towering costs.