Judith Ireland

Judith Ireland

Judith Ireland is a national political reporter, The Pulse blogger and a columnist for The Canberra Times.

High Court denies final bid to extradite war crime suspect

Charles Zentai and his son Ernie Stiener

Judith Ireland, Farah Farouque ALLEGED war criminal Charles Zentai has warded off a final legal bid by the federal government to extradite him to Hungary in connection with the murder of a Jewish teenager in 1944.

WA electoral commissioner quits after Senate vote bungle

Judith Ireland, James Massola The head of the Australian Electoral Commission, Ed Killesteyn, has quit after the bungled West Australian Senate election.

Gay marriage advocates draw up hit list of MPs

Judith Ireland Same-sex marriage advocates have drawn up a hit list of about 70 federal politicians.

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PNG policy working despite more boats: Burke

The sinking of the SIEV 358 asylum seeker boat last year.

James Robertson, Judith Ireland Immigration Minister Tony Burke says the government's PNG resettlement policy is working, despite recent boat arrivals including one in which five people are believed to have drowned on Tuesday.

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Future Fund gives the flick to tobacco shares

Judith Ireland, Dan Harrison THE Future Fund will drop tobacco producers from its investment portfolio.

Asylum seeker stalemate continues despite Malaysia tragedy

Opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison.

Judith Ireland The latest boat disaster has done nothing to change the stalemate between the government and opposition on asylum seekers.