Our Structure

The Libertarian Party is still in its primary stages. An initial constitution is currently being developed with the sole purpose of ticking boxes for various electoral commissions. A more comprehensive constitution will be developed thereafter.
The Libertarian Party is led by the Libertarian Party Board (LPB). The board is led by our Chairperson and is supported by a Treasurer, Secretary, and Spokesperson. A portfolio approach is taken for many day-to-day operations.
More detailed information on the structure, constitution, people, and timelines will be shared on this page by January 2021.
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Our Leadership Team

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Michael Conaghan

Chairperson

Cited by Konrad Graf for his “legendary reputation” in coming up with spot-on quotations from the relevant literature, Michael Conaghan is the Libertarian Party’s initial chairperson. Before his tenure with the Libertarian Party, Michael co-founded Liberty Australia, the organisation responsible for the Australian Mises Seminars. With his curiosity sparked by Ron Paul’s 2008 Presidential Campaign, Michael describes his journey to libertarianism as through “Intellectual honesty and the knowledge/acceptance that I was completely ignorant, combined with a strong desire for justice and an unyielding passion to find the truth.” Michael has been blogging libertarian thought for many years, with over 2 million views on youtube.

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James Paul

Spokesperson

A student in the United States during the early stages of Ron Paul's 2008 Presidential run, James is an experienced campaigner and devoted libertarian. James is Australian born-and-bred and works as an Information Technology professional.

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Snapshot of our supporting team

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Les Hughes

Les works in the University sector, with a specialisation in education delivery. Les has experience in the management and workings of Australian minor political parties and will be leading the development of the Party's educational resources.

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Olivia Radcliffe

Olivia is a Public Relations professional. With an anti-authoritarian streak since childhood, Olivia discovered the libertarian philosophy and has a keen interest in activism that leads to freedom and prosperity for all people.

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