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Derryn Hinch

Derryn Hinch —

Senator

Hinch's Senate diary: remembering the children the Royal Commission forgot

Hinch's Senate diary: remembering the children the Royal Commission forgot

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

Hinch's Senate Diary: Malcolm better hope that life begins at 30

Hinch's Senate Diary: Malcolm better hope that life begins at 30

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.

Hinch's Senate Diary: call someone else, I'm on the phone to justice

Hinch's Senate Diary: call someone else, I'm on the phone to justice

Amongst the shrewd and the slippery on Capital Hill, Senator Derryn Hinch pledges to stick to his knitting.

Hinch's Senate Diary: Christensen's gun stunt 'the most disgusting thing I've seen in Canberra'

Hinch's Senate Diary: Christensen's gun stunt 'the most disgusting thing I've seen in Canberra'

Senator Derryn Hinch discusses George Christensen, Barnaby Joyce and other enduring errors.

Hinch's Senate diary: Beetroot Barnaby misses out on sausages at The Lodge

Hinch's Senate diary: Beetroot Barnaby misses out on sausages at The Lodge

It was all back-door deals and prime-ministerial jumping castles in Canberra this week, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Hinch's Senate Diary: Senate's back, baby!

Hinch's Senate Diary: Senate's back, baby!

There were a few unexpected sights in the senate chamber on the first day of the year for parliament, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Hinch's Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

Hinch's Senate Diary: police constables are the only kind of PC I have time for

With all the hyperbole about crime running rampant, don't be surprised if "Laura Norder" plays a heavy part in Victoria's state election come November.

Hinch's Senate Diary: the Greens have no hope of winning the Australia Day debate. Nor should they.

Hinch's Senate Diary: the Greens have no hope of winning the Australia Day debate. Nor should they.

Senator Derryn Hinch takes on the Change the Date debate in his first Senate Diary of 2018.

Hinch's Senate Diary: funny cigarettes in Point Piper, resignations and the year in review

Hinch's Senate Diary: funny cigarettes in Point Piper, resignations and the year in review

Just remember: a person who says three times that they won't resign, will.

Hinch's Senate Diary: Old Macdonald's case of the parliamentary grumps

Hinch's Senate Diary: Old Macdonald's case of the parliamentary grumps

Senator Ian Macdonald, the official Senate Grinch, continues to spread Christmas jeer after losing out over same-sex marriage amendments.