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Derryn Hinch

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Hinch Senate Diary: the best five bucks I ever lost

November 16, 2017 8 Comments

It was a disgrace that we were even there, waiting to see what strangers had decreed as to how gay people would be allowed to live their lives, writes Senator Derryn Hinch

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the voters don’t trust government anymore and neither do I

November 9, 2017 15 Comments

The section 44 fiasco has annihilated voters' trust in government. And I can't say I blame them, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: former undertaker Stephen Parry carried out in citizenship box

November 2, 2017 14 Comments

What's a senate maverick to do when he's 39,000 feet in the air and the High Court is handing down its citizenship rulings?

Hinch’s Senate Diary: frauds make killing out of dugong meat

Hinch’s Senate Diary: frauds make killing out of dugong meat

October 26, 2017 5 Comments

Endangered animals continue to be hunted unsustainably with the immunity brought by Native Title.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the unseemly message Tony Abbott left on my voicemail

October 19, 2017 11 Comments

It's not every day a former PM gives you such gratuitous advice.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it is a tragedy that Nick Xenophon is leaving the Senate

October 12, 2017 7 Comments

Less than less than 18 months after getting re-elected, Xenophon announces he’s going home. He’s quitting the Senate to go play in the South Australian state election next year as a small pond powerbroker/kingmaker/self-promoter.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: Sophie York, please stop emailing me. I already voted yes.

October 5, 2017 7 Comments

Senator Derryn Hinch has some questions -- and a few requests -- regarding the marriage equality postal vote.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: I’m not taking the bait on marriage equality anymore

September 28, 2017 9 Comments

I foolishly engaged Vote No campaigner Senator Cory Bernardi on Twitter after he accused me of headline-hunting, explains Senator Derryn Hinch.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: ghosts! From the past!

September 21, 2017 7 Comments

Any self-respecting journalist (or even a former one who, after 55 years, “jumped the shark” to become a senator) would have had to lead this week’s diary with salacious details of the Lionel Murphy scandal. I mean, what a feast for an investigative journo, after the Speaker of the House of Reps Tony Smith and […]

Hinch’s Senate Diary: on One Nation’s Brian Burston and other boofheads

September 14, 2017 2 Comments

I called a fellow Senator a "boofhead" on Twitter the other day. I regret nothing.