Current Events

A mature debate between Senators

An interesting exchange between Senator Leyonhjelm and Senator Hanson-Young. Senator Leyonhjelm argues that wealthy families should not have their childcare subsidised by poorer families. Senator Hanson-Young accuses David of being a privileged white middle-aged man.

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David’s speech on childcare – saving taxpayers $100m

David explains why he does not like the Government’s new childcare reform bill, adding that childcare, for all its benefits, can also be just another form of middle-class welfare.

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David Leyonhjelm on foreign donations to political parties

David Leyonhjelm delivers a speech to the Senate on 22 March 2017 opposing calls to prohibit foreign donations to political parties in Australia.

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“We’re transferring money from lower income people to higher income people”

Senator Leyonhjelm’s interview with Patricia Karvelas where he highlights the ridiculousness of giving taxpayer money to high income families.

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Is a man not allowed to play a video game?

Senator Leyonhjelm talks about the ridiculous ban on Outlast 2.

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Leyonhjelm on cutting the childcare rebate for high income earners

Senator Leyonhjelm is interviewed on Sky News to talk about cuts to childcare subsidies for families with incomes of over $350,000

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Leyonhjelm on 18c changes

Senator Leyonhjelm talks to Peter Van Onselen about proposed changes to the section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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Online poker bans and free speech

Senator Leyonhjelm is interviewed on Paul Murray Live where he talks about the government’s ill thought out online poker regulations and the reported reforms to section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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David Leyonhjelm on Outlast 2, The Witcher and video game censorship

David Leyonhjelm channels the White Wolf to attack the recent decision by the Australian Classification Board to refuse classification for the video game Outlast 2.

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David Leyonhjelm wishes online poker players good fortune in the wars to come

  David Leyonhjelm delivers a speech in the Senate on 20 March 2017 against the Government’s Interactive Gambling Amendment legislation.

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