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 Voters are sophisticated enough to recognise that Ford's decision to close its Geelong and Broadmeadows plants in October 2016 has been a long time coming.
Josh Gordon and Adam Carey Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has ruled the east-west link will not require a strict assessment under national environmental laws.
Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham and Henrietta Cook Despite recent road disasters in Sydney and Brisbane, Mr O'Brien said the government expected to be ''knocked over in the rush'' from the private sector.
Josh Gordon Napthine government is set to unveil a war chest of rising budget surpluses as it prepares campaign.
Josh Gordon Property owners falsely claiming to live in investment and holiday properties to avoid land tax bills will face fresh scrutiny.
Daniel Flitton and Josh Gordon Plum job of Victoria's trade envoy in London has sat vacant for the past five months despite an extensive recruitment search, fuelling speculation a Liberal insider could be parachuted into the gig.
Josh Gordon State Labor suffered a two-party preferred swing against it of almost 7 per cent in the byelection for the safe seat of Lyndhurst, with Family First surpassing the Greens to emerge as the next most...
Josh Gordon State opposition leader Daniel Andrews says drop in byelection vote related to PM's performance.
Josh Gordon Competing claims appear to refer to two separate teacher pay agreements.
Josh Gordon There is a principle of logic known as Ockham's razor which holds that among competing hypotheses, the one which makes the fewest assumptions is the most likely to be correct.
Richard Willingham and Josh Gordon Andrew McIntosh has resigned as a minister in the Napthine Government after admitting to leaking sensitive information from a parliamentary committee to a journalist.
Jason Dowling and Josh Gordon Melbourne City Council will not be expanded deep into the City of Port Phillip as requested by lord mayor Robert Doyle.
Josh Gordon Premier Denis Napthine has moved to assert his authority over the public service with a series of departmental mergers linking the environment to agriculture and planning to transport.
Josh Gordon Premier Denis Napthine has announced a sweeping overhaul of the public service, with a host of departmental mergers designed to save money and cut red tape.
Josh Gordon Premier vows to pursue Commonwealth cash for Victoria's $9 billion Metro rail tunnel.
Josh Gordon and Adam Carey The Gillard government is expected to announce funding for Melbourne's $9 billion metro rail tunnel, placing it at odds with Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, who has said he will back the east-west...
Josh Gordon Premier Denis Napthine has announced $110 million to press ahead with the development of the Port of Hastings.
Josh Gordon The Napthine government is considering fresh spending cuts and revenue-raising measures.
Josh Gordon Local councils would be forced to pay for and police decisions imposed by Planning Minister Matthew Guy under an overhaul to be introduced to State Parliament.
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