Judith Ireland is an online political reporter for The National Times, and a columnist for The Canberra Times.
Judith Ireland Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step away from the Popemobile was met with surprise as well as understanding around the world. If one can't retire at 85, how could there possibly be a God?
Judith Ireland Coalition MP Andrew Laming has shaken and stirred controversy with his recent tweet, asking if rioters in Logan had done a "day's work".
Judith Ireland The Greens have long prided - and pitched - themselves as being different from the other parties. The question is, how different can they afford to be if they want an extra 400,000 votes.