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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 all going to die

Senator Leyonhjelm speaks about his effort to overturn the Andrews Bill and allow the parliaments of the territories to come to their own conclusions on assisted suicide.

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Leyonhjelm on wind farms: How much is this costing the economy?

In his speech on the government’s response to the Senate select committee report on wind turbines, Senator Leyonhjelm asks if we will ever find out how much this utterly indefensible policy is costing the Australian economy, or the social harm

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Imprisonment without trial

The Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 is a fundamental assault on a basic human right.

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South Australia needs an intervention.

If the South Australia Government was a person, it would be an obese 40-year-old man with awful body odour who lives with his mother, refuses to work, and plays X-box all day. He pauses only to demand more cheesels and

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Leyonhjelm on the ABCC Bill

Senator Leyonhjelm explains his position on the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

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Scrap the backpacker tax

With their backpacker tax bills, the Liberal and National parties are raising revenue, discouraging backpackers to the detriment of Australians, and doing the bidding of the unions.

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