Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
On the QT
Judith Ireland You don't need a PhD in political genius to know federal Labor is in a special kind of trouble right now.
Judith Ireland You can picture the scene. A new day has just dawned in the national capital. The Prime Minister has barely opened an eye - not even had time for a cup of tea - as an adviser hovers nervously: ''PM,...
Judith Ireland There has to be a kinder, gentler way for Tony Abbott to describe the political battle ahead.
Judith Ireland Robert John Carr has been many things in his 64 years.