Senator Derryn Hinch

Senator for Victoria

Positions
Chair of Joint Select Committee on oversight of the implementation of redress related recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Party
Derryn Hinch's Justice Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 14, 1 Queens Road
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

Postal address

PO Box 33241
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

Telephone:
(03) 9820 2222
Fax:
(03) 9820 0638
Toll Free:
1300 498 035

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3168
Fax:
(02) 6277 5789

Connect with Senator Derryn Hinch

Email
senator.hinch@aph.gov.au
Websites

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Hinch

State/Territory

VIC map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2016 (term deemed to have begun 1.7.2016).
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Red Tape Committee from 9.11.16 to 9.2.17.
Party positions
  • Party Leader, Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, 2015-16.
Personal
  • Born 9.2.1944, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
  • Partner.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Journalist, 1961-.
Honours
  • The Variety International Presidential Citation, 2006.
Publications
  • The Scrabble Book, Pan MacMillan, 1972 (revised edition 1977).
  • Death at Newport, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia), 1986.
  • AIDS: Most of the Questions, Some of the Answers, Bay Street Publishing, 1987.
  • Death in Paradise, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia), 1989.
  • The Derryn Hinch Diet, Penguin Books Australia, 1991.
  • That's Life, Penguin Books, 1992.
  • The Fall and Rise of Derryn Hinch: how I hit the wall and didn't bleed, Hardie Grant Books, 2004.
  • You Are So Beautiful: The Pleasure and Pain of Relationships, Margaret Gee Publishing, 2006.
  • I Beat the Booze and You Can Too, Cocoon Lodge, 2009.
  • Human Headlines: My 50 years in the media, Cocoon Lodge, 2010.
  • A Human Deadline: A Story of Life, Death, Hope and House Arrest, Cocoon Lodge, 2012.