Current Events

On the government’s changes to the 457 visa

Senator Leyonhjelm is delighted to see the Government take on elements of Liberal Democrats policy and raise the bar on the citizenship tests.

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The slow creep of Australia’s Big Government

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses how the Federal Government keeps delving into State Government issues, despite the political costs.

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On Trump’s corporate tax cuts

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses President Trump’s plan to reduce the corporate tax rate and the implications this will have for Australia.

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On the Government’s possible loan to Adani

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses the possible $1bn loan to Adani.

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On the Federal Government’s attempts to control housing prices

Senator Leyonhjelm heard a lot about Australian housing affordability while in Washington. Apparently the federal government think they can fix it.

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The Government wants to ban sports betting ads

Advertising is a free speech issue, as it is a form of communication according to Senator Leyonhjelm. Sports betting is also not advertising anything illegal. His argument is that it’s based more on ‘disapproval’ of gambling and nanny-state behaviour.

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The groups who oppose 18c

During his speech at the Heartland Institute, David speaks about the resistance against changing Section 18c. Part of the resistance to change is coming from recent migrants who don’t have Australia’s freedoms, yet they hold influence due to the fact

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David Leyonhjelm talks red tape at Grasshopper Bar

David Leyonhjelm visits the Grasshopper Bar in Sydney to talk about the impact of red tape on the sale, supply and taxation of alcohol.

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The groups that hide behind 18c

Section 18c is being defended by self-appointed representatives who do not subscribe to Australian values.

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