Something amazing has been happening in New Zealand.
Judith Ireland is a special writer, weekends, for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, based at Parliament House
There has never been a more exhausting time to be alive than right now
The irony is that under different circumstances, something like the postal vote could be just what we need to refresh the political system.
The sad truth is we can't be 100 per cent certain that the people we elected – and pay – to sit in parliament are actually eligible to be there.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to The Bachelor, a show that does more to set the feminist cause back than anything else on Australian TV.
The Greens lost more than a fifth of their talent with the resignations of Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters
Asking someone to marry you is the highest compliment you can give another human being, according to my dad.
Tony Abbott would absolutely hate to hear it, but he could learn something from Julia Gillard.
Both sides of politics now agree about giving a Gonski. But we need to give a Gonskini, too.
We should love our national anthem not fall asleep because of it.