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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte — Deputy Editor

Sally Whyte

Deputy Editor

Sally covers federal politics and has also reported on Victorian politics, sport and any good stories that come past her desk. She is also the President at SYN Media.

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Oops, turns out the Nats don't always ask wannabe MPs about their citizenship

Oops, turns out the Nats don't always ask wannabe MPs about their citizenship

Sally WhyteAug 18, 20174 Comments

How could the National Party have missed that three of its 22 federal MPs might be dual citizens?

A brief history of Twiggy Forrest's obsession with cashless welfare

A brief history of Twiggy Forrest's obsession with cashless welfare

Sally WhyteAug 17, 201715 Comments

How exactly did a mining magnate come to spearhead the program to shift indigenous Australians onto cashless welfare?

Xenophon's media reform wishlist, and how much of it will he get?

Xenophon's media reform wishlist, and how much of it will he get?

Sally WhyteAug 14, 20178 Comments

The crossbenchers in the senate get closer to passing tax breaks for media companies with revenue of less than $30 million.

What happened in Parliament this week that wasn't the damn plebiscite

What happened in Parliament this week that wasn't the damn plebiscite

Sally WhyteAug 11, 20176 Comments

Bob Katter delivered his trademark batshit crazy, energy companies were (sort of) raked over the coals, and we might be going to war with a nuclear power. And yet all anyone wanted to talk about was the marriage equality plebiscite.

Turnbull has a peculiar talent for pretending to love things he hates, including the postal plebiscite

Turnbull has a peculiar talent for pretending to love things he hates, including the postal plebiscite

Sally WhyteAug 9, 20179 Comments

The PM was excited and smooth-talking at the press conference where he announced the marriage equality postal plebiscite.

Crikey Worm: terror plane plot, Dasher calls for end to donations, marriage equality push for Libs

Crikey Worm: terror plane plot, Dasher calls for end to donations, marriage equality push for Libs

Sally WhyteJul 31, 2017

Airport security ramped up after terror raid, political donations and same-sex marriage are back on the agenda, and Labor's trusts plans angers small businesses. It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: interest rates could rise, Labor talks inequality, O.J. Simpson granted parole

Crikey Worm: interest rates could rise, Labor talks inequality, O.J. Simpson granted parole

Sally WhyteJul 21, 2017

Bill Shorten is set to take on inequality, new Greens senator says he wants the job, and who loves holding Trump's hand? It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Aboriginal history longer than thought, Justine Damond's killer could have 'feared ambush'

Crikey Worm: Aboriginal history longer than thought, Justine Damond's killer could have 'feared ambush'

Sally WhyteJul 20, 20171 Comment

A Kakadu discovery changes history, cops say they feared ambush before shooting Aussie, and the Southern Stars are on the edge of World Cup glory. It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Waters resigns, Home Office 'a recipe for mistakes'

Crikey Worm: Waters resigns, Home Office 'a recipe for mistakes'

Sally WhyteJul 19, 2017

Another Greens Senator claimed by citizenship stuff up, as others rush to prove they are Aussies (and only Aussies), and experts react to Turnbull's Home Office announcement.  It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Dutton could get 'Home Office', indigenous recognition report

Crikey Worm: Dutton could get 'Home Office', indigenous recognition report

Sally WhyteJul 18, 2017

Australian cabinet to discuss a British-style Home Office, and the recommendation on indigenous recognition given to the PM. It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Max Chalmers.