Josh Butler will be joining The Guardian Australia on the political team. He comes from The New Daily, where he was a political editor.
He was also a senior journalist at Network 10 in Australia and has served as an associate editor, acting politics editor and editor at HuffPost. He was a UN correspondent at Inter Press Service in New York and a staff writer at Daily 49er in Long Beach, California.
Butler graduated from the University of Wollongong.