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Senator David Leyonhjelm

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Liberal Democrats Federal Senator (NSW) - Discussing Politics and Liberty

  • Senator David Leyonhjelm will speak on issues relating to Australian politics, the Nanny State and the growth of regressive anti-liberty politics
  • VIP Ticket Holders can meet Senator David Leyonhjelm  in the Liberty Lounge between sessions

Who is David Leyonhjelm?

David Leyonhjelm is a federal Senator for New South Wales, representing the Liberal Democratic Party. Having been elected at the 2013 federal election, he first took office on 1 July 2014 and was re-elected in the 2016 full Senate election.

Senator Leyonhjelm has been described as a “libertarian purist” who wants government “wound back to a minimal role in society”. In interviews, he has stated that he was initially drawn towards socialism but turned away from it after travelling to socialist countries in Africa and Eastern Europe and was later influenced by the writings of economist Milton Friedman.

The Senator has been compared to Ron Paul, a former U.S. Representative and noted libertarian. Their election has been associated with a rise in the popularity of libertarian and classical liberal ideas in Australia, with one commentator suggesting his election might “spark a libertarian renaissance [in Australia]”.

What is LibertyFest?

A massive 2 Day free-thinking conference, bringing in speakers from all over Australia to present and discuss genuinely dangerous and disruptive ideas, the idea that “all men (and women) are born equal”, and the consequences that flow from that.

This conference features nationally recognised speakers, who are experts in their field, ready to provide their insight on a vast array of ideas like:

  • Free speech
  • Political Correctness
  • Climate change
  • Indigenous affairs
  • Democracy & Politics
  • Economics
  • And Much More…

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