Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Jonathan Swan, Judith Ireland ON Wednesday, for three sweet seconds, Ita Buttrose was named the 2013 Australian of the Year. And now she’s not again.
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.
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, Damien Bright THE Greens leader, Senator Christine Milne, has endorsed a controversial hoax by an anti-coal activist, saying his actions were ''part of a long and proud history of civil disobedience, potentially...
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.
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...
Judith Ireland Prime Minister Julia Gillard turns her hand at comedy as she records a skit for a radio show warning of the end of the world.
David Wroe, Judith Ireland The navy has begun a review of security across its fleet after an intruder broke into a Darwin naval base, overpowered a guard and stole weapons.
Judith Ireland THE victims support group Broken Rites will call on the federal government to directly contact prison inmates and people on government benefits to make sure they are included in the royal commission...
Judith Ireland Victims support group Broken Rites will be calling on the federal government to directly contact the prison population and people on government benefits, to make sure they are included in the royal...
Judith Ireland Defence Minister Stephen Smith has dismissed claims that the Obama administration is worried about Australia's recent defence budget cuts, saying US officials have not raised such concerns with him.
Judith Ireland JAMIE BAILEY makes the trip to the Australian War Memorial each year for Remembrance Day.
Judith Ireland Claims have been made in Sri Lanka that a boat has been seized at sea for use as an asylum vessel to reach Australia.
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.