David In The Media

Welfare for foreign citizens and the 2017 budget

Senator Leyonhjelm speaks with Samantha Maiden about the 2017 budget and the amount of welfare being paid to non-citizens.

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How Senator Leyonhjelm would fix the budget

In a wide-ranging interview, Senator Leyonhjelm discusses the failure of the Government to recognise our debt problems, welfare for non-citizens, the range of tax and spending issues he would remove and smokers getting slugged again.

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Australia hands out $15bn in welfare for non-citizens

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses the findings that there are 870,000 non-citizens claiming $15bn in welfare payments in Australia.

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Chris Smith Afternoon Show

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses the new report that has found there are 870,000 non-citizens claiming $15bn worth of welfare in Australia. Other topics include the inefficiencies in public housing (including a debate with a listener who calls in) and his idea

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School choice, 18c and metadata

Senator Leyonhjelm discusses why education funding should be allocated to each individual child, rather than going directly to schools. The Senator also discusses Gillian Triggs’ receipt of a human rights award and the government accessing a journalist’s metadata to pursue

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David Leyonhjelm on Concealed Carry in Australia

David Leyonhjelm joins Peter Van Onselen on Sky News Australia on 1 May 2017 to talk about the right to carry a concealed weapon.

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David Leyonhjelm talks tertiary education on Sky News

David Leyonhjelm joins Peter van Onselen on Sky News on 1 May 2017 to talk about tertiary education and the Australian Conservatives.

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Leyonhjelm: Higher education fair game in search for budget repair

However the axe falls in the budget, the government will have to get measures through the Senate. Crossbench Senator David Leyonhjelm has strong views on funding the higher education sector.

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Time to “Reset the Budget”

Senator Leyonhjelm argues that the current approach to budgets is idiotic because it’s an extension of prior decisions. He argues that every couple of decades, we need to start with a blank sheet of paper. Government departments and agencies must

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