Menu
Scroll to top
Margot Saville — Sydney-based freelance journalist

Margot Saville

Sydney-based freelance journalist

Margot Saville practised as a lawyer for one year before becoming a journalist in 1987. She has worked at The Australian newspaper, ABC Television, the Nine Network and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Memo for Nina and Bettina: it's time to start fighting the real enemy

Memo for Nina and Bettina: it's time to start fighting the real enemy

A legal spat between journalist Nina Funnell and shock commentator Bettina Arndt continues while the real enemy escapes.

God give me strength: I nearly went to Tony Abbott's book launch

God give me strength: I nearly went to Tony Abbott's book launch

A near miss at Tony Abbott's book launch brings back memories of the the former PM's similarly stunted reign.

What does 'self-ID' mean for the rights of women?

What does 'self-ID' mean for the rights of women?

According to 'gender-critical' feminists, the debate around transgender rights has been focused around the gains of the transgender community, and not around the rights and entitlements that women have lost.

The importance of hearing what She Said

The importance of hearing what She Said

Crikey speaks to journalist and author Jodi Kantor, who helped break the Harvey Weinstein accusations, about what has changed since the beginning of the Me Too movement.

How much would you pay for Hawkie’s old esky?

How much would you pay for Hawkie’s old esky?

An auction of Bob Kawke's items included several hideous objects given to him by overseas governments, bits of furniture from the house, and many truly terrible Icelandic paintings.

How Dutton kept Dickson

How Dutton kept Dickson

Dutton's electors are older, whiter and more affluent than the average Australian. This came down to highways and franking credits.

Does the ABC need conservative voices?

Does the ABC need conservative voices?

At the launch of his new book, Jonathan Holmes asks if more right-wing voices are needed at our national broadcaster.

'It doesn't have to be this way': how Australia fell behind the US on energy

'It doesn't have to be this way': how Australia fell behind the US on energy

Political infighting over climate change and carbon pricing has cost the Australian public dearly in terms of reducing carbon emissions and the cost of energy.

'I am not yet finished and I never will be': how Anne Summers is still evolving

'I am not yet finished and I never will be': how Anne Summers is still evolving

In her new memoir, Unfettered and Alive, feminist writer and publisher Anne Summers shows that she's far from done. And with the global rise of neoliberal, "status quo" feminism, her voice may be more valuable than ever.

On the hustings with Kerryn Phelps

On the hustings with Kerryn Phelps

If the volunteer count is anything to go by, Kerryn Phelps has it in the bag.