Sarah Whyte is a political reporter in the Canberra bureau, covering immigration, customs and the High Court. Previously Sarah was the consumer affairs reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Sarah Whyte The night Reza Barati died at Australia's offshore detention centre on Manus Island, hip-hop artist Urthboy was already writing a song about Australia's hard-line asylum seeker policy.
Sarah Whyte Devastatingly evocative photographs of asylum seekers, a woman accused of witchcraft and rowers at sunrise were among the highlights of the celebrated Nikon-Walkley awards nominations on Monday night.
Sarah Whyte World-recognised photojournalists say some of their images, including a bushfire aftermath, have been censored from the major outdoor Vivid exhibition after a NSW government agency deemed them ''too...
Sarah Whyte The closer the better is the mantra most music festival punters live by.
Sarah Whyte Riding the wave of gay rights support in Australia, the Seattle group's song has become our nation's anthem for same-sex marriage.
Sarah Whyte As people fall in love with triangle-referencing Alt-J, the band wants nothing more than to do what it does well.
Sarah Whyte Behind the bright hooks and sparkling melodies, Alpine's lyrics address young teens who might be feeling alone.
Sarah Whyte Don't be fooled by the sun-drenched pop music of Alpine. Beneath the happy, whimsical chords and interesting rhythms of the Melbourne six-piece, darker issues are at play.
Sarah Whyte Fans thought they were getting a good deal for the hottest shows next month.
Sarah Whyte The US rock band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, will dedicate their headline show at Big Day Out to hardline conservationists Sea Shepherd.
Sarah Whyte Interviewing male musos can bring some hazards - and rewards - for female reporters.
Sarah Whyte He is a lawyer, a scholar and a musician, and he has met Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, but back in Sydney - and with a major lifestyle change - the head of ARIA aims to hit the high notes.
Sarah Whyte Guitarist and singer in San Cisco, Josh Biondillo, talks music, Homebake and Facebook.
Sarah Whyte Blondie's Chris Stein talks to Sarah Whyte about 'scary' Debbie Harry, success, and why he's hooked on Gotye.
Sarah Whyte It was one of the more honest explanations a band has used when cancelling a tour.
Sarah Whyte Songstress Regina Spektor prefers to stick to what she does best. But she's not averse to dabbling.
Sarah Whyte WHAT do eggs, ham and Australian hip-hop have in common? Dr Seuss.
Sarah Whyte The Balkan folk-tinged Beirut might be setting course for the sound of Berlin next.
Sarah Whyte In a small town in Switzerland not so long ago, an Australian band was setting up in a backpackers' hostel.
Sarah Whyte Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp form a formidable musical pairing.