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.

March, 2015

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‘I’ve been lied to’: Greens see red over party’s PDA for Sydney independent

, Mar 31, 2015

The Greens campaign for the NSW state seat of Sydney has been left feeling high and dry over party bigwigs' public love for his independent rival.
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Crikey 15: Stephen Mayne on the future of the media

, Mar 27, 2015

Print is heading on an inexorable spiral to death," says Crikey's cheerful founder.
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Exclusive: Fraser’s progressive vision for a new political party

, Mar 26, 2015

Malcolm Fraser was avidly working on founding a new political party, Renew Australia, founded on the principles of social justice, progressive democracy and escaping the long arm of the United States.
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‘PM for Aboriginal Affairs’ slashes millions from indigenous programs

, Mar 25, 2015

The Aboriginal Legal Service is among the organisations bracing for significant funding cuts.
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Crikey 15: Stephen Mayne on his favourite Crikey scoop

, Mar 11, 2015

Stephen Mayne discusses his favourite Crikey stories -- some thrilling, some shocking, but all bold and brash journalism.
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Nothing to hide, nothing to fear? Turnbull’s secret messaging an insult to transparency

, Mar 05, 2015

Encrypted messaging apps pose new problems for politicians, freedom of information laws and government transparency.
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Crikey 15: Stephen Mayne on that defamation suit

, Feb 27, 2015

Crikey speaks to Stephen Mayne, on defamation, losing his house and having a generous corrections policy.
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Hope and justice: Australia holds vigils for Chan and Sukumaran

, Feb 19, 2015

Last night, heartfelt vigils for Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were held around Australia.
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Crikey 15 Video: celebrities read mean tips

, Feb 16, 2015

Some of Crikey's favourite political and media personalities respond to nasty tips about them sent to us over the years.