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Hinch Senate Diary: the best five bucks I ever lost

Derryn Hinch 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

Rue Britannia: secret Englishman Parry should bugger off

Bernard Keane November 1, 2017 22 Comments

Stephen Parry may or may not be British, but there's no denying that he's definitely a fool.

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

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

Derryn Hinch September 14, 2017 2 Comments

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

Was Pauline Hanson actually allowed to wear that burqa in Parliament?

Charlie Lewis September 6, 2017 11 Comments

Can you bring hats into Parliament? Props? Stunt outfits, like Pauline Hanson's burqa?

Matthewson: what’s a guy gotta do to pass marriage equality around here?

Paula Matthewson July 28, 2017 9 Comments

Dean Smith continues to press on with plans to overturn or bypass the Liberals’ plebiscite policy by bringing a private member’s bill on marriage equality to the Parliament.

Poll Bludger: are the Greens cooked?

William Bowe July 24, 2017 15 Comments

The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: I am not in allegiance to a foreign power and I have proof

Hinch’s Senate Diary: I am not in allegiance to a foreign power and I have proof

Derryn Hinch July 19, 2017 31 Comments

It’s hard to believe that Ludlam would become the third non-senator to be forced to fall on his rusty sword this 45th Parliament. But I shall not be the fourth, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Poll Bludger: who will replace Scott Ludlam?

William Bowe July 17, 2017 11 Comments

A hitherto obscure and low-order candidate has been thrust into the spotlight: Jordon Steele-John, a 22-year-old disability advocate with cerebral palsy.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: a most apocryphal blowjob, now in Hansard

Hinch’s Senate Diary: a most apocryphal blowjob, now in Hansard

Derryn Hinch June 29, 2017 9 Comments

How I managed to reference the most infamous fellatio-that-wasn't in the Senate.