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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.

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Prabowo an ‘apocalypse’, Jokowi a false promise: West Papuans opt out

Prabowo an ‘apocalypse’, Jokowi a false promise: West Papuans opt out

July 8, 2014 1 Comment

West Papuan activists are boycotting the Indonesian election. Whoever wins, what will the result mean for their campaign for self-determination?

Disgraced Harris’ reputation will never recover

Disgraced Harris’ reputation will never recover

July 2, 2014 18 Comments

We will never be able to hear Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport without cringing.

Melbourne history group to host alleged war criminal

Melbourne history group to host alleged war criminal

June 25, 2014 1 Comment

Lieutenant General Kiki Syahnakri is set to speak at a Melbourne conference on East Timor -- despite a Special Crimes Unit indictment filed against him for alleged war crimes.

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

June 18, 2014 1 Comment

Migrants who hoped to bring their family members to Australia under certain visas are out of luck, with the Immigration Department summarily repealing certain sub-classes.

Bagpipes and faith healing: an evening with Geoff Shaw

Bagpipes and faith healing: an evening with Geoff Shaw

June 16, 2014 3 Comments

After a week in which he was suspended from Victorian Parliament, Geoff Shaw entertains and offends at the Wheeler Centre.

Oz exclusive: Big Tobacco-funded research hates plain packaging

Oz exclusive: Big Tobacco-funded research hates plain packaging

June 6, 2014 24 Comments

Christian Kerr has insisted that plain packaging is not curbing Australians' cigarette habit in this morning's Australian. Where do the numbers come from? It's there that things get interesting ...

Dear Christopher Pyne, here is your HECS bill

Dear Christopher Pyne, here is your HECS bill

June 5, 2014 12 Comments

Education Minister Chris Pyne didn't pay HECS for his four-year degree, but he's very keen to make sure future students pay very high fees. We've prepared a bill for Mr Pyne to pay his fair share.