Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Judith Ireland A group of asylum seekers have reportedly seized a fishing boat off Sri Lanka and are seeking to come to Australia.
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.
Daniel Flitton and Judith Ireland Immigration officials have conceded a massive overrun of asylum seekers arriving by boat since the federal budget, but have refused to be drawn on how much this will cost.
Dylan Welch and Judith Ireland A soldier has died as a result of a truck crash at a Sydney army barracks earlier this week, as New South Wales police and Defence continue to probe the cause of the accident.
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 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.
Dan Harrison, Judith Ireland THE Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has pulled out of speaking at the Australian Christian Lobby's national conference after its leader suggested a homosexual ''lifestyle'' was more hazardous to...
Judith Ireland, Richard Willingham Australian deaths from asbestos-related diseases have not yet peaked, Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has warned at the launch of a new agency to oversee the stage removal of the toxic...
Michael Bachelard and Judith Ireland Fifty-four asylum seekers plucked alive from the sea yesterday are being transferred to an Indonesian boat mid-ocean and will be returned to the port of Merak today.
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.
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.
Judith Ireland Coalition frontbencher Sophie Mirabella says she was in shock when GetUp! director Simon Sheikh collapsed next to her on live TV.
Judith Ireland After a week away - summiteering in exotic places - Julia Gillard was back in town yesterday. Ready for her close-up.
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 Former federal and NSW state MP Frank Walker has died, aged 69.
Daniel Flitton and Judith Ireland FOREIGN Affairs Minister Bob Carr says he is open to discussions about military intervention in Syria but said it would need to be discussed ''very thoroughly'' and that there were significant...
Daniel Flitton, Judith Ireland Australia has joined an international diplomatic offensive to protest against the Syrian regime's brutal crackdown on civilians, delivering a 72-hour ultimatum for the country's top envoy to leave...
Dylan Welch, Tim Lester, Judith Ireland Defence has opened an investigation into the shooting death of an insurgent in Afghanistan, with revelations that an Australian special forces officer shot the man dead on the battlefield but after...