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LEYONHJELM, David EanBiography for LEYONHJELM, David Ean

Senator for (NSW)

Liberal Democratic Party

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


Born 1.4.1952, Nhill, Australia.


Qualifications and Occupations 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