Chip Le Grand

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Chip Le Grand (born Homer Eugene Le Grand)[1] is an Australian journalist who lives in Melbourne. He worked for 25 years for the national newspaper, The Australian, writing about national affairs, sport, politics and crime. In August 2019, he joined The Age newspaper as its chief reporter [2].

He is the winner of the Walkley Book Award for The Straight Dope[3], the inside story of the Essendon and Cronulla doping scandal, published in 2015 by Melbourne University Publishing.

His writing was included in an anthology of sports newspaper writing, The Best Australian Sports Writing, 2002.[4]


  1. ^ "Demetriou taunts reporter on air". The Australian. 13 September 2013.
  2. ^ The Age, 13 July 2019, p. 3.
  3. ^ Le Grand, C. 2015, The Straight Dope, Melbourne University Publishing, Carlton.
  4. ^ Hutchinson, G. (Ed.) 2002, The Best Australian Sports Writing, Black Inc., Melbourne.