Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Jonathan Swan, Judith Ireland An Abbott government would dump the baby bonus entirely - even the reduced, means-tested payments proposed by Labor, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has said.
Judith Ireland A Swedish diplomat who led a rescue operation to save nearly 100,000 Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary has been recognised as the first honorary Australian citizen.
Judith Ireland ''I owe everything to Australia but I owe my life to Raoul Wallenberg,'' said Frank Vajda, recalling the Swedish diplomat, and now first ''honorary Australian citizen'', who saved his life during...
Judith Ireland The federal government has announced $2.8 billion worth of cuts to the university sector in order to free up funds for its Gonski school reforms.
Sean Nicholls, Linton Besser, Judith Ireland A PROMINENT Liberal Party figure known for his fund-raising prowess, Nick di Girolamo, was appointed to a $100,000 position on the board of a state-owned corporation by the NSW government last year.
Judith Ireland The Coalition has hit back at Labor claims that families would pay higher income tax and lose payments worth thousands of dollars a year under an Abbott government, saying the ''reality is the...
Daniel Hurst, Judith Ireland The number of employers found to have abused the foreign worker visa program has steadily declined over the past three years, casting serious doubts about the rationale behind the Gillard...
Judith Ireland, Shelly Horton WHEN the Prime Minister took to the stage at the National Press Club on Wednesday, the nation buzzed with excitement.
Judith Ireland JAMIE BAILEY makes the trip to the Australian War Memorial each year for Remembrance Day.
Judith Ireland Yesterday, Julia Gillard was crowned a political ''badass'' by the international media - a leader who could teach the world a lesson or two about misogyny.
Judith Ireland The quiet and usually obscure world of dictionary publishing was thrust into the political spotlight yesterday when it was revealed The Macquarie Dictionary was changing its definition of misogyny.
Judith Ireland THE quiet and usually obscure world of dictionary publishing was thrust into the political spotlight yesterday when it was revealed the Macquarie Dictionary was changing its definition of misogyny.
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Julia Gillard is likely to be absent from Parliament for the rest of the week as she grieves for her father, John Gillard, 83, who died at the weekend.
Judith Ireland In his bid to end the carbon tax before it begins, Tony Abbott has visited factories, small businesses and the homes of working families.
Judith Ireland After a week away - summiteering in exotic places - Julia Gillard was back in town yesterday. Ready for her close-up.
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 The Hyperbole is a Canberra institution. Not because it's the biggest place to shop in Tuggeranong but because it's the lifeblood of the political day.
Judith Ireland Christopher Pyne cited Oliver Cromwell, Julia Gillard cited John Howard and Joe Hockey was busy with the Seinfeld references.
Peter Jean and Judith Ireland A deep voice may be one of Bob Carr's best weapons in his new role as Senator and Foreign Minister.
Jessica Wright, Judith Ireland Health Services Union leader Jeff Jackson used union funds to pay for flights for his assistant and their partners to the wedding of one of their organisers, a damning Fair Work Australia report has...