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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2016.
Party positions
  • Party Leader, Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, 2015-16.
  • Born 9.2.1944, New Plymouth, New Zealand.
  • Single.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Journalist, 1961-.
  • The Variety International Presidential Citation, 2006.
  • 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.

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