Derryn Hinch
Australian journalist, TV and Radio broadcaster
Derryn Hinch
Derryn Nigel Hinch is an Australian media personality, best known for his work on Melbourne radio. He was the host of 3AW's drive time radio show until December 2012 and he is currently National Public Affairs commentator for the Seven Network. He has also been a police reporter, foreign correspondent, newspaper editor, television show host, actor (usually playing as himself) novelist and vintner.
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Newspoll: Pauline Hanson on the rise as Coalition support dives - NEWS.com.au
Google News - 20 days
NEWS.com.au Newspoll: Pauline Hanson on the rise as Coalition support dives NEWS.com.au CROSSBENCH senator Derryn Hinch has traded barbs with Pauline Hanson about One Nation's prospect of leading Australia. Senator Hanson - whose party garnered eight per cent of the national primary vote in the first Newspoll of the year taken for The ... Australians almost united in their desire to manufacture more at homeBrisbane Times Pauline Hanson praises Vladimir Putin's 'strong leadership'9news.com.au Pauline Hanson and Derryn Hinch trade barbs on breakfast televisionThe New Daily Esperance Express -The Australian -NT News -International Business Times AU all 35 news articles »
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Derryn Hinch names sex abusers in maiden speech - The Australian
Google News - 6 months
The Australian Derryn Hinch names sex abusers in maiden speech The Australian Derryn Hinch has delivered one of the most controversial maiden speeches heard in federal parliament, using his first formal address to the Senate to breach suppression orders and name “human vermin” who have been convicted for pedophilia and sex ... Derryn Hinch calls for public register of convicted paedophiles – as it happenedThe Guardian Derryn Hinch names and shames convicted child sex offenders in maiden speechABC Online Hinch names paedophiles during maiden speechSky News Australia NEWS.com.au -Herald Sun -9news.com.au -Echonetdaily all 29 news articles »
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Australian Senator Photographed Snoozing On His First Day
NPR - 6 months
Journalist-turned-politician Derryn Hinch showed up in the news slouched down with his eyes closed. Despite that, Hinch says he'll still push for relaxing photographer rules in the Senate.
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Election 2016: Senate changeover signals wild ride for democracy - The Australian Financial Review
Google News - 8 months
The Australian Financial Review Election 2016: Senate changeover signals wild ride for democracy The Australian Financial Review Ricky Muir and Glenn Lazarus are out, and Pauline Hanson, Derryn Hinch and a clutch of Xenophonites are in. But the extent of the Senate crossbench takeover may not be known for weeks. The number of crossbenchers is likely to rise from eight to an even ... Greens will fight Hanson in the SenateNEWS.com.au Up to 10 crossbenchers in new-look SenateSBS Election 2016: Pauline Hanson's big Senate win, and what she plans to do with itThe Sydney Morning Herald 9news.com.au -Red Flag -Daily Mail -The Guardian all 75 news articles »
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Hinch jailed for not paying fine - The Australian
Google News - about 3 years
Sky News Australia Hinch jailed for not paying fine The Australian BROADCASTER Derryn Hinch was last night in prison after refusing to pay a $100,000 contempt of court fine. Hinch is being held in the Melbourne Assessment Prison and will remain there tonight following his arrest by sheriffs from the Victorian Department ... Hinch arrested after refusing to pay fineNinemsn Derryn Hinch arrested for failing to pay $100000 fineThe Guardian Broadcaster Hinch arrested in MelbourneSBS Yahoo!7 News all 48 news articles »
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Hinch facing threat of jail term - The Australian
Google News - over 3 years
Sky News Australia Hinch facing threat of jail term The Australian BROADCASTER Derryn Hinch will spend the weekend with the prospect of a jail sentence hanging over his head after Victorian Supreme Court judge Stephen Kaye reserved his decision over the human headline's sentence for a contempt of court conviction ... Derryn Hinch apologises for latest contempt of court breachHerald Sun Judge tells Derryn Hinch 'you're your own worst enemy' over court order breachABC Online Judge questions Hinch remorseSydney Morning Herald Brisbane Times -The Age all 13 news articles »
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Derryn Hinch found guilty of breaching court order - The Australian
Google News - over 3 years
The Guardian Derryn Hinch found guilty of breaching court order The Australian DERRYN Hinch is facing the prospect of jail after being convicted of contempt of court. The man known as the “Human Headline” was visibly upset as he left the Victorian Supreme Court today following judge Stephen Kaye's decision to uphold one contempt ... Hinch says he's social media 'bunny'Sky News Australia Derryn Hinch Facing JailTripleM Sydney I'm the bunny: Hinch on convictionThe West Australian Herald Sun -Sydney Morning Herald -ABC Online all 44 news articles »
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Hinch on contempt charges - The Australian
Google News - almost 4 years
Irish Times Hinch on contempt charges The Australian THE "Human Headline" Derryn Hinch is once again facing the prospect of jail time for contempt of court, after allegedly breaching suppression orders covering the Jill Meagher murder case. Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle yesterday ordered ... Hinch faces contempt charge over Meagher caseABC Online Hinch hit with contempt chargeThe Age Expat Kiwi broadcaster facing contempt chargesTVNZ Herald Sun (blog) -NEWS.com.au (blog) -Brimbank Weekly all 16 news articles »
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Warne's claws out attack on Hinch
Byron Shire News - over 4 years
BREAKING NEWS: NUMBER One drive time announcer Derryn Hinch has been sacked from 3AW.
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3AW sacks shock jock Derryn Hinch
Byron Shire News - over 4 years
BREAKING NEWS: NUMBER One drive time announcer Derryn Hinch has been sacked from 3AW.
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Hinch names alleged sex abuse priest - NEWS.com.au
Google News - over 4 years
NEWS.com.au Hinch names alleged sex abuse priest NEWS.com.au A FORMER priest at the centre of sex abuse claims aired on the ABC has been named by controversial broadcaster Derryn Hinch. Hinch - who was recently released from home detention for breaching suppression orders to name two sex offenders - revealed the ... and more »
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Don't let Twitter fool you, Derryn
Brisbane Times - almost 5 years
Veteran Australian tabloid journalist and radio shock jock Derryn Hinch earlier this year described Twitter as ''the biggest advance in journalism and news gathering in the 50 years I've been in the business''.
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Derryn Hinch to contest fine in court over electoral fine - Herald Sun
Google News - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-64390" href="/derryn+hinch">Derryn Hinch</a> to contest fine in court over electoral fine Herald Sun <a class="fplink fp-64390" href="/derryn+hinch">Derryn Hinch</a> will fight a fine for not voting in the last state election. Picture: Jake Nowakowski / Source: Herald Sun CONTROVERSIAL radio broadcaster <a class="fplink fp-64390" href="/derryn+hinch">Derryn Hinch</a> is off to court - again. The man known as the "human headline" confirmed he will fight ... and more »
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Derryn Hinch a party hit
Byron Shire News - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-64390" href="/derryn+hinch">Derryn Hinch</a> fulfilled his 2011 resolution to be back at Crown to see in 2012, celebrating an emotional night with wife Chanel.
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“Will you marry me?” - 3AW (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Go Emmanuel! more mick on Neil Mitchell&#39;s weekend as a hoon Given the type of nothing subjects consistently highlighted now makes it obvious that the hard hitting Derryn Hinch is ... more Amanda on Emmanuel Kelly on The X Factor Emmanuel was singing at
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A hunger to help pets - Footscray, Yarraville, Braybrook Star
Google News - over 5 years
Starting off in $100 station wagon, he was given a real ambulance van from the Queensland Ambulance Service after a radio fundraiser with Radio&#39;s Derryn Hinch. The ambulance is now stocked with its own stretcher, medical kits, an IV drip and portable
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Fire at Saint & Rogue - 3AW (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
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Mitchell back on top in radio wars - Herald Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Derryn Hinch&#39;s absence led to a slight drop in 3AW&#39;s drive slot - from 12.2 to 12.0. Fox FM&#39;s Matt Tilley and Jo Stanley enjoyed a healthy rise in their breakfast slot - from 10.2 to 10.7. 3AW&#39;s Ross Stevenson and John Burns continued to dominate
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 72
    The ABC have revisited the self admission by Derryn Hinch in two books, the ABC journalist James Purtill article 6 July 2016 mentions only one (of the two) published self-admissions.
    More Details Hide Details Hinch served 12 days in prison and was fined 15,000 in 1987 for contempt of court after he publicly revealed paedophile Roman Catholic priest Michael Charles Glennon's prior conviction while a trial was still pending.
    Hinch played the role of Senator in 2016 movie The Colour of Darkness.
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    Hinch was elected to the senate representing Victoria as the head of "Derryn Hinch's Justice Party" at the 2016 federal election.
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  • 2015
    Age 71
    In 2015, Hinch established Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, and was subsequently elected to the Australian Senate as senator for Victoria at the 2016 double dissolution election on 2 July 2016.
    More Details Hide Details He became the oldest person ever newly elected to the Australian parliament. In 1985, Hinch found that Michael Glennon, who had previously been convicted on a charge of indecent assault with a minor, was to be tried on new charges while still running a youth camp. Hinch, who says he was concerned that parents were unknowingly sending their children to Glennon's camp, first appealed privately to then Victorian Premier John Cain and the then-Attorney General, as well as the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia, but in Hinch's words, they "washed their hands" of the situation. Subsequently, Hinch publicly identified Glennon during his trial on the third set of charges, in spite of the strong sub judice rule under Australian jurisprudence. This delayed the trial while Hinch was tried on contempt of court charges; Hinch was fined $10,000 and imprisoned for 12 days. This was the first time anyone had gone to prison on a prior restraint issue in Australia. Hinch appealed his case as far as the High Court of Australia, which affirmed his conviction. In its ruling the Court held that despite Hinch's motivation of warning the public that Glennon continued to hold a position in a youth organisation, it was sufficient to inform them of the current charges against him, and that the information about his prior conviction was prejudicial under Australian law. Hinch called the incident "the thing I'm most proud of in my life."
    From February 2015, Hinch hosted a twice weekly news opinion program, Hinch Live, over the weekend on Sky News Australia.
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  • 2014
    Age 70
    On 7 March 2014, he was released from prison after 50 days, having served his full sentence.
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    He was imprisoned on 17 January 2014.
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    On 16 January 2014, one day prior to the expiration of the 90-day period, Hinch advised that he would not pay the fine 'on principle'.
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    In January 2014, Hinch was found in contempt of court and served a 50-day prison sentence.
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  • 2013
    Age 69
    In October 2013 Hinch was found guilty of contempt of court for breaching a suppression order by revealing details of the criminal history of Jill Meagher's killer, Adrian Ernest Bayley.
    More Details Hide Details The judge gave Hinch 90 days to pay the fine, or else face 50 days in prison.
    In 2013 Hinch wrote that after 30 years the woman had contacted him and said he was wrong about her age.
    More Details Hide Details She said she was born in 1961 and they met shortly after he joined 3AW in 1979. That made her 17 at the time of the liaison.
  • 2012
    Age 68
    In September 2012, Hinch rejoined the Seven Network as national public affairs commentator, though there were rumours that Hinch might make a comeback (although this never eventuated).
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    In August 2012, it was announced Hinch's contract would not be renewed by 3AW, and he would be replaced by financial commentator Tom Elliott.
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  • 2011
    Age 67
    On 6 July 2011, Hinch underwent liver transplant surgery at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.
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    In June 2011 he was convicted of breaching suppression orders against the names of two sex offenders, and was subsequently sentenced to five months home detention.
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  • 2010
    Age 66
    On 4 November 2010, Hinch told his listeners that his doctors had told him that without a liver transplant, his maximum survival would be 12 months.
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    On 20 September 2010, Hinch confirmed the liver cancer diagnosis, and said that he expected to undergo surgery to remove a third of his liver, and that this would take him off-air for several weeks.
    More Details Hide Details Doctors gave him a 60 per cent chance of surviving a further five years.
  • 2007
    Age 63
    On 4 August 2007, Hinch revealed he had inoperable liver cancer.
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    On 27 April 2007, Hinch returned to hospital for additional scans.
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    On 4 March 2007, he revealed on 60 Minutes he had been suffering from advanced cirrhosis of the liver, and that a tumour had been found on his liver.
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  • 2006
    Age 62
    In 2006, Hinch lost weight and his health declined.
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    He married Chanel Hayton in February 2006 and they separated in late 2012.
    More Details Hide Details His most recent publicised relationship was with Natasha Chadwick, a former detective sergeant with the NSW Police and freelance journalist. Hinch identifies as an atheist.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2004
    Age 60
    In his 2004 book, The Fall and Rise of Derryn Hinch, and in a radio editorial in March 2005, Hinch admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old female when he was in his early thirties, although he stated he "thought she was about 25".
    More Details Hide Details Following his on-air admission, Herald Sun journalist Andrew Bolt called for his prosecution.
  • 2000
    Age 56
    He also appeared as himself, in a minor role, in the film The Wog Boy with Nick Giannopoulos, in 2000, and made cameo appearances on Fast Forward.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1994
    Age 50
    In 1994, Hinch joined the Nine Network and hosted The Midday Show for a year.
    More Details Hide Details He has also appeared on Dancing with the Stars, Underbelly and Millionaire Hot Seat as a guest playing for charity.
  • 1987
    Age 43
    From 1987 to 1991, Hinch hosted his own current affairs show on the Seven Network titled Hinch, which later moved to Network Ten where it ran from 1992–1994.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1983
    Age 39
    They were first married in 1983 and remained so for 13 years before divorcing in 1996; they remarried in 1997 before divorcing again in 1998.
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  • 1982
    Age 38
    Hinch hosted Beauty and the Beast on the Seven Network between 1982 and 1983.
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  • 1976
    Age 32
    Hinch returned to Sydney and was editor of The Sun in 1976-1977.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1966
    Age 22
    By 1966 he had become a foreign correspondent for the Fairfax organisation, and in New York became bureau chief in 1972.
    More Details Hide Details He remained living in New York for 11 years.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1963
    Age 19
    In 1963, he came to Australia on the MV Wanganella and joined The Sun in Sydney.
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  • 1960
    Age 16
    Hinch began his career at the age of 15 with the Taranaki Herald in New Plymouth, New Zealand in 1960.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1944
    Age 0
    Born on February 9, 1944.
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