Jack Waterford is Editor-at-large, The Canberra Times
Jack Waterford "Around the world, people are crying out for justice,'' a BBC reporter intoned as he watched the ceremonial return of bodies to the Netherlands from eastern Ukraine.
Jack Waterford There is no "absolute" obligation for a magistrate to be called Your Honour.
Jack Waterford “You should not call me madam. I am Your Honour,’’ an ACT magistrate told me sharply this week.
Jack Waterford Japan is a good friend of Australia, and, most likely, a military ally in any trouble in which we get involved.
Jack Waterford The Australian Securities and Investments Commission received a terrible pasting from a Senate committee this week.
Jack Waterford Suddenly, the High Court is again a factor in modern politics. The third arm of government, which blew the whistle this week on school chaplains for the second time, is out to confine ministers and...
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Jack Waterford The ACT Director of Public Prosecution, Jon White, has raised doubts about the constitutional validity of a Supreme Court review of the Eastman murder conviction unless he is given a further...
Day two: The hitman theory founders
Jack Waterford When AFP Assistant Commissioner Colin Winchester was shot dead, the instinct was to see it as an audacious Mafia hit.
Jack Waterford The senior judge who will sit with two colleagues to consider the Martin report into the Eastman case has called for submissions.
Jack Waterford Here's the big secret. The ACT economy is in reasonably good shape despite the heavy hits from Penny Wong it has taken.
Jack Waterford When Canberra detectives saw the body of Colin Winchester slumped in his car in Deakin in January 1989, The killing bore all of the signs of a professional hit.
Jack Waterford Inside the Eastman trial: how the case fell apart.
Jack Waterford Acting Justice Brian Martin thinks David Eastman probably guilty of murder, but that some of the evidence used to convict him was very dodgy indeed.
Jack Waterford It is an inquiry that the ACT Supreme Court admits has uncovered issues ''which cry out for resolution''.
Jack Waterford More is nearly always less when it comes to middle managers, committees and ministerial advisers.
Jack Waterford Bill Pritchett was one of many distinguished and able public servants who was monstered by the legendary Arthur Tange - head of the Defence Department - over the years.
Jack Waterford The ACT Director of Public Prosecutions has begun court action designed to stop the David Eastman inquiry.
Jack Waterford The ADFA Skype affair will go into Australian defence history, perhaps deserving a place at the Australian War Memorial alongside other boorish quasi-sexual exploits by Australians at arms that the...