The Racial Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to offend or insult someone based on race, colour or national or ethnic origin. …


First published in The Land on 3 June 2019.

We all know the Murray Darling Basin Plan (MDBP) was implemented primarily for environmental reasons. But does the environment actually benefit from all the water that ends up in South Australia?

The answer is no. In fact, the environment would be…


First published in Penthouse on 10 June 2019.

Soon after I became a senator in 2014, the Abbott government decided the threat of terrorism required urgent legislation. The powers of the security agencies, particularly the AFP and ASIO, were insufficient it said.

Each subsequent year there were more bills, all…


In the coming federal election a lot of voters will find the whole process a serious inconvenience. They won’t care who wins, won’t know who the candidates are, won’t know which parties are running and won’t vote to reflect their values. …


Senator Duncan Spender of the Liberal Democrats has slammed the major parties for passing a bill without even having seen it.

Last night Labor and Coalition Senators combined to pass the Criminal Code Amendment (Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material) Bill 2019.

The Government claims it had introduced the bill minutes…


Lead candidate David Leyonhjelm on ABC Radio Sydney pitching the Liberal Democrats to NSW voters.


To mark World Water Day, David Leyonhjelm has pledged to demand the New South Wales government withdraw from the Murray-Darling Basin Plan if he wins a seat in the Legislative Council.

“I spoke out against the mismanagement of water in the Senate and I will use my position in the…


David Leyonhjelm on air with Chris Smith from 2GB discussing why he encourages more people to ride motorcycles and how he wants to make make the laws motorcycle-friendly.


Duncan Spender has been appointed to fill the Senate vacancy left by David Leyonhjelm.

Duncan Spender helped found the Liberal Democrats in 2001 and has been David Leyonhjelm’s right hand man for the past five years.

Quotes attributable to Duncan Spender:

“The Liberal Democrats are fighting to take over the…


David Leyonhjelm, lead candidate for the Liberal Democrats, has pledged he will be a voice for oft-forgotten commuters if he wins a spot in the Legislative Council this weekend: motorcyclists.

“Riding motorcycles eases traffic congestion, produces less emissions and is often a more economical choice,” David said.

“The problem is…

Former Senator David Leyonhjelm

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