Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Judith Ireland, Anna Patty, Jonathan Swan The federal government has gone into damage control over school funding reforms, promising extra cash and blaming the media for not understanding the issue, as the row over its backflip on education...
Judith Ireland Same-sex marriage advocates have drawn up a hit list of about 70 federal politicians.
Lenore Taylor, Judith Ireland Australia's contributions to United Nations humanitarian and development bodies will be cut by $20 million this year to pay for food and housing for asylum seekers in Australia, just months after...
Judith Ireland Despite the government's best attempts to leak the entire budget before it is handed down, there's always concern on budget night about hidden surprises.
On the QT
Judith Ireland She's only three days into the question time gig but Anna Burke has already shown that she ain't afraid of anyone or anything. Not even Julie Bishop's atomic death stare.
Daniel Flitton, Judith Ireland Australia has joined an international diplomatic offensive to protest against the Syrian regime's brutal crackdown on civilians, delivering a 72-hour ultimatum for the country's top envoy to leave...
Judith Ireland After a week away - summiteering in exotic places - Julia Gillard was back in town yesterday. Ready for her close-up.