Andrew Tillett

Federal Political Reporter, The West Australian

Andrew Tillett

Andrew has been a professional journalist for more than 12 years, working in that time for News Limited and Seven West Media. Since 2008 he has been based in the Canberra Press Gallery as a federal political reporter for The West Australian.

He specialises in social policy, covering rounds such as health, education and welfare, as well as general politics. He also reports on climate change, and has an interest in the resources industry and foreign affairs.

During his career, Andrew has covered four federal elections including the 2010 and 2013 polls “on the road” with the leaders, two NSW elections, six federal budgets and three NSW budgets.