Senator David Leyonhjelm

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Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Chair of Red Tape Committee
Party
Liberal Democratic Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 405 Henry Lawson Building
19 Roseby Street
Drummoyne, NSW, 2047

Postal address

PO Box 636
Drummoyne, NSW, 1470

Telephone:
(02) 9719 1078
Fax:
(02) 9181 5462
Toll Free:
1300 884 092

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3054
Fax:
(02) 6277 5945

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2013. Re-elected 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Wind Turbines from 27.11.2014 to 3.10.2015; Murray-Darling Basin Plan from 10.8.2015 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 8.9.2015 to 9.5.2016); Red Tape from 9.11.2016 (Chair from 9.11.2016).
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement from 25.11.2014 to 9.5.2016.
Party positions
  • Registered officer, Liberal Democratic Party from 2007
  • Treasurer, Liberal Democratic Party, 2007-14
Personal
  • Born 1.4.1952, Nhill, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.VSc (Melb)
  • LL.B (Macq.)
  • M.BA (Macq.)
  • Veterinary practitioner 1974-80
  • Marketing manager 1980-88
  • Industry development manager 1988-89
  • Company director and agribusiness consultant 1989-2014
Military Service
  • Army Reserve 1982-83