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Sally Whyte — Political reporter

Sally Whyte

Political reporter

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.


What next for the Citizenship Seven?

October 13, 2017 16 Comments

As the conclusion of the Magnificent Citizenship Seven saga approaches, who will make it through the gunfire, and who will fall?

‘Horror, humour and hope’ getting ICAN’s message through nuclear disarmament circus

October 10, 2017 5 Comments

Anti-nuclear Nobel Prize winner Tillman Ruff explains the history and the future of their campaign.

The many publicity stunts of Nick Xenophon

The many publicity stunts of Nick Xenophon

October 6, 2017 3 Comments

Outgoing federal Senator Nick Xenophon was a master at the political photo opp.

Solving gun crime is bigger than amnesties and crackdowns: violence prevention expert

October 4, 2017 2 Comments

Broader factors need to be fed into the gun-control debate, argue those who study its Australian context.

Taking out the trash: the bad news released under the cloak of the grand finals

October 2, 2017 6 Comments

When better to bury news you might not want the public to know about than when there is a lot of football on?

Yes campaign steadies itself in the face of negative headlines

September 26, 2017

How is the Yes campaign bouncing back from a sustained barrage of noise from the No vote's front?

Why the obsession over the AFL’s stance on marriage equality, when other sports have already said Yes?

September 22, 2017 7 Comments

Just about every sporting code in Australia has endorsed the Yes vote for marriage equality, so why is the AFL copping all the flak?

Fact check: is the AAT really out of control?

September 18, 2017

Do the numbers support constant claims that the Administrative Appeals Tribunal is overstepping its role?

Media reform: how the sausage got made

September 15, 2017 10 Comments

The government finally got a win on its media reform bill, but who extracted what along the way?

How the Greens outfoxed the Coalition and might have killed the citizenship changes

September 14, 2017 9 Comments

The clock is ticking on Dutton's citizenship rules after a motion from the Greens and some lucky timing.