Sen. David Leyonhjelm (LDP-NSW) – Maiden Speech

Senator David Leyonhjelm, the first Liberal Democratic Party member of the Australian Parliament, has given his maiden speech.

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Leyonhjelm was elected to represent New South Wales. His term began on July 1 and will expire on June 30, 2020.

Senator Leyonhjelm devoted most of his speech to outlining his political philosophy. Whilst conceding he was a libertarian, Leyonhjelm said he preferred the term “classical liberal”. [Read more…]