From the desk of Andrew Wilkie MP

Guilty until proven innocent – Centrelink gone rogue

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, urged the Federal Government to call to heel Centrelink which is generating numerous incorrect debt notices and frightening the community with heavy-handed tactics and debt collectors. Centrelink has begun using a new...

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Big four banks profiting from problem gambling

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will urge Australia’s big four banks to stop profiting from the misery of problem gamblers and their loved ones. Mr Wilkie will today join ethical investor UCA Funds Management in its campaign to stop the big four...

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Tassie A-League bid gets free kick in Parliament

I welcome the Prime Minister’s continuing awareness, and what I sense is a genuine interest, in a Tasmanian A-League team as evidenced by his response to my question in Parliament today. Moreover I was pleased to hear the Prime Minister’s suggestion that the...

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EPA salmon biomass limit reduction welcomed

The Environment Protection Authority’s decision to reduce the biomass cap in Macquarie Harbour is a sensible move. The Tasmanian salmon industry will only be able to grow in the future if it ensures that environmental concerns are addressed. The level of fish stocks...

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Politicians acting disgracefully over backpacker tax

The Australian community, and farmers in particular, are sick of politicians arguing like ill-behaved children over the backpacker tax. No wonder politicians are held in contempt when they are so quick to resort to petulant, self-serving behaviour completely devoid of...

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Speech on light rail

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, gave a speech in the Parliament today calling on the State Government to get behind the Hobart light rail...

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UTas STEM project raised again in Federal Parliament

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has again raised the UTas STEM project in Federal Parliament. A transcript of his speech follows. “Deputy Speaker I rise today to support the University of Tasmania’s proposal for a science, technology, engineering...

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The Office of Andrew Wilkie MP

Hobart Office

188 Collins Street Hobart 7000
Phone (03) 6234 5255
Email  andrew.wilkie.mp@aph.gov.au
Post GPO Box 32 HOBART TAS 7001

Office hours: 9am – 5pm

N O T I C E  B O A R D

Want to get in touch with Andrew?

Drop by Andrew’s mobile office on the dates and locations below (weather permitting):

Friday 14 October 11:30am-1:30pm – Claremont on Main Road near KFC

Friday 21 October 11:30am-1:30pm – Austins Ferry on Main Road near bus stop 42

Friday 28 October 11:30am-1:30pm – Glenorchy on Main Road near police station

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