Speeches in parliament

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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We will not support a burqa ban

Senator Leyonhjelm won’t be voting to ban the burqa.

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The government can’t close the gap

Senator Leyonhjelm’s speech on the failed attempts by governments, past and present, to close the gap.

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Mandatory sentencing is an attack on our civil society

Senator Leyonhjelm voices his opposition to the Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2016, which seeks to introduce mandatory minimum sentences for firearms trafficking.

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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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