Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Judith Ireland Three prime ministers, 4 and a half Labor leaders (if you count Chris Bowen and Albo), one very big election and three Labor leadership votes.
Judith Ireland Budget day in Canberra is a time-honoured tradition. It's a festival of lock-ups, leaks and scurrying about.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Julia Gillard is working on major changes to her ministerial line up but won't confirm if more firings are imminent.
Jessica Wright and Judith Ireland Labor frontbencher Stephen Conroy has confirmed Labor MPs are "nervous" as senior government ministers rallied for the third day around the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, who is reported to be losing...
Judith Ireland Kevin Rudd has taken the moral high ground in the war of words over his leadership chances. Speaking in Queensland this afternoon, the Foreign Minister had nothing but praise for Simon Crean, who...
Judith Ireland For almost 18 months, Kevin Rudd has grinned that mile-wide grin of his and borne it.