|Senator for New South Wales|
14 October 1998 – 30 June 2011
|Preceded by||Belinda Neal|
22 April 1956 |
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Spouse(s)||1) Diane Beamer
2) Natalie Sykes
|Alma mater||University of Sydney
Stephen Patrick Hutchins (born 22 April 1956), Australian politician, has been a member of the Australian Senate for the state of New South Wales since October 1998, representing the Australian Labor Party.
Hutchins was born in Sydney. He worked as a forklift driver and waste collector before attending the University of Sydney, where he graduated in arts, and then Harvard University, where he was part of the university's trade union education programme. He was an official with the Transport Workers' Union from 1980 and was Federal President of the union from 1993 to 1998. He was a member of the Australian Council of Trade Unions Executive from 1996 to 1998.