Judith Ireland is a national political reporter, The Pulse blogger and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Judith Ireland, James Massola The head of the Australian Electoral Commission, Ed Killesteyn, has quit after the bungled West Australian Senate election.
Gareth Hutchens, Judith Ireland Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested using ''truancy officers'' to ensure that all indigenous children go to school.
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...
Jonathan Swan and Judith Ireland Former speaker Peter Slipper could be jailed if found guilty of a taxpayer-funded tour of top wineries using his government Cabcharge card, legal experts say.
Jonathan Swan, Judith Ireland FORMER speaker Peter Slipper could be jailed if found guilty of a taxpayer-funded tour of top wineries using his government Cabcharge card, legal experts say.
Judith Ireland When the Greens senator Lee Rhiannon hit ''send'' on a tweet this week, congratulating the activist Jonathan Moylan for his hoax against Whitehaven Coal, the Twittersphere held its breath.
Judith Ireland Christopher Pyne cited Oliver Cromwell, Julia Gillard cited John Howard and Joe Hockey was busy with the Seinfeld references.
Judith Ireland Prime ministers are just like other humans - no really.
Judith Ireland It is a great irony of Australian politics that the Speaker should theoretically be seen and not heard. Or at least only heard a little bit.
Bianca Hall, Judith Ireland A damning report on sexual abuse in the military has found un-prosecuted rapists will probably remain in senior positions in the armed forces.
Bianca Hall, Judith Ireland A DAMNING report on sexual abuse in the military has found unprosecuted rapists are likely to remain in senior positions in the armed forces.