April 19, 2018 5
Petitioning the Senate has a long history stretching back to the earliest days of our nation, and it's still the best way for the people to have their voice heard.
April 12, 2018 3
The upper house's strict timing for divisions leads to more than a few red faces as senators find themselves late to their own party.
April 6, 2018 2
There's an unspoken agreement between pollies flying out of Canberra, something that regular punters could do well to learn.
April 5, 2018 2
The Senate is waterlogged with outdated processes that parties use to waste time on obscure issues, and it's about time someone moves to clean it up, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.
March 29, 2018 16
Fingers were pointed and teeth were bared in the trenches of the Senate this week, even if it was just for the cameras.
March 22, 2018 19
Derryn Hinch argues Nick Xenophon shouldn't have believed his own publicity in the SA election.
March 15, 2018 8
Progress may have been made in the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, but it leaves many behind and risks being hobbled by those who don't want to pay up, writes Senator Derryn Hinch
March 9, 2018 11
The PM is heading towards 30 failed opinion polls, so he'd better start squaring up for the inevitable midnight visit from the ghost of Abbott, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.
March 1, 2018 6
Amongst the shrewd and the slippery on Capital Hill, Senator Derryn Hinch pledges to stick to his knitting.
February 22, 2018 13
Senator Derryn Hinch discusses George Christensen, Barnaby Joyce and other enduring errors.