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Senator Leyonhjelm moves a disallowance motion to repeal the Adler import ban

The Firearms Section in the Attorney Generals Department has had an agenda of incremental restrictions on firearms for over a decade. Semi-automatic pistols, pump action rifles, lever action shotguns and lever action rifles are on their list.

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Why we should not be forced to wear bike helmets

Only three countries in the world, including Australia, have mandatory bike helmet laws for adults. Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm explains the case for abolishing these laws.

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We oppose the Narcotic Drugs Legislation Amendment Bill

The bill allows the Government to withhold information used against someone who is seeking a licence to produce or research medicinal marijuana, even when that information is not ‘sensitive law enforcement information’.

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No race-based uni support – Senator Leyonhjelm

Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm says schemes to help university students should be based on need, not race. The disadvantage suffered by Aboriginal Australians continues to be Australia’s greatest policy failure but throwing money at the problem is not the

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Stop taking away our liberties

Senator Leyonhjelm takes on the Attorney General, George Brandis, about further encroachments on our liberties created by the Counter terrorism legislation amendment bill 2016

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Senator Leyonhjelm opposes the counter terrorism legislation amendment bill

The bill unjustifiably expands the power of the Government to hold people without charge. We deserve better.

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More water for farmers – Murray Darling Basin Plan

Extending the deadline of the Sustainable Diversion Limit applicable in the Murray Darling Basin Plan will allow further time to gather information that should lead to a greater upward adjustment in the limit. In other words, more water for consumptive

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Government appropriation bills and wasteful spending

Commonwealth Government spending per person amounts to approximately $18,340 and increases each year.

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“I am the only Senator who has supported legalising same sex marriage at every opportunity.”

Senator Leyonhjelm will support the government’s plebiscite because he is confident that it will lead to same sex marriage within a matter of months.

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Leyonhjelm to Cormann: stay out of our super

Liberal Democrats Senator Leyonhjelm challenges the Finance Minister to assure us he will keep his hand out of superannuation’ cookie jar

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