Andrew Wilkie MP

Speeches, Bills and Questions

Here you’ll find some of the the work Andrew Wilkie does in Canberra.

Please click on a category below to sort between either speeches, bills or questions.

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Fair Debt Recovery) Bill 2017

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Fair Debt Recovery) Bill 2017

Bulk billing’s in decline, PM – that’s a fact

Bulk billing’s in decline, PM – that’s a fact

Andrew speaks on Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill

Andrew speaks on Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Amendment) (Tagging Live-stock) Bill 2016:

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Amendment) (Tagging Live-stock) Bill 2016:

Tassie A-League bid

Tassie A-League bid

Speech on light rail

Speech on light rail

UTas STEM project raised again in Federal Parliament

UTas STEM project raised again in Federal Parliament

Hobart defence contracts

Hobart defence contracts

Speech on cross-party marriage equality bill

Andrew Wilkie speaks against the Migration Legislation Amendment Regional Processing Cohort Bill 2016

Andrew Wilkie speaks against the Migration Legislation Amendment Regional Processing Cohort Bill 2016

Same-sex marriage plebiscite

Same-sex marriage plebiscite

Recognition of warlike service

Recognition of warlike service

Death penalty

Australian Postal Corporation (Unsolicited Political Communications) Bill 2016

Australian Postal Corporation (Unsolicited Political Communications) Bill 2016

Wilkie puts UTas STEM on PM’s agenda

Wilkie puts UTas STEM on PM’s agenda

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Foreign Political Donations) Bill 2016

Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Foreign Political Donations) Bill 2016

Aged care

Aged care

Speech on Omnibus Bill amendments

Speech on Omnibus Bill amendments

Omnibus Bill

Omnibus Bill

Fish farming

Fish farming

Public service jobs in Hobart

Public service jobs in Hobart

Gambling Harm Reduction (Protecting Problem Gamblers and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Gambling Harm Reduction (Protecting Problem Gamblers and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Poker machine reform

Poker machine reform

Tasmanian health package and PEN nurses

Tasmanian health package and PEN nurses

Prime Minister sells out on poker machine reform

Prime Minister sells out on poker machine reform

Changes to Metro routes and schedules

Changes to Metro routes and schedules

CSIRO job losses

CSIRO job losses

Defined benefit pensions

Defined benefit pensions

VDL sale

VDL sale

Tasmanian Health Funding

Tasmanian Health Funding

Shame on the pokies industry and their mates in the Liberal and Labor parties

Shame on the pokies industry and their mates in the Liberal and Labor parties

Light Rail

Light Rail

Climate Finance

Climate Finance

Andrew asks Barnaby Joyce if he’ll change his title to “Minister for Animal Cruelty”

Andrew asks Barnaby Joyce if he’ll change his title to “Minister for Animal Cruelty”

Andrew gets stuck into the Government for their shameful treatment of the unemployed

Andrew gets stuck into the Government for their shameful treatment of the unemployed

Coastal shipping laws

Coastal shipping laws

Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

Glenorchy jobs

Glenorchy jobs

National Mental Health Commission report

National Mental Health Commission report

Arts funding

Arts funding

Iraq War Inquiry

Iraq War Inquiry

Time for a Royal Commission into Forestry Tasmania

Time for a Royal Commission into Forestry Tasmania

2015-16 Federal Budget

2015-16 Federal Budget

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

Pyne holds Utas to ransom

Pyne holds Utas to ransom

PM dodges question on sending kids in detention back to Nauru

PM dodges question on sending kids in detention back to Nauru

The Government’s higher education reforms

The Government’s higher education reforms

Speech on the Government’s higher education reforms

Speech on the Government’s higher education reforms

People of Denison promised timelines on the NBN

People of Denison promised timelines on the NBN

Speech on the Government’s higher education reforms

Speech on the Government’s higher education reforms

Cadbury funding confirmed by PM

Cadbury funding confirmed by PM

GP co-payment

GP co-payment

Tertiary education

Tertiary education

Gambling Harm Reduction (Protecting Problem Gamblers and Other Measures) Bill 2014

Gambling Harm Reduction (Protecting Problem Gamblers and Other Measures) Bill 2014

Telecommunications Amendment (Giving the Community Rights on Phone Towers) Bill 2014

Telecommunications Amendment (Giving the Community Rights on Phone Towers) Bill 2014

Use of Macquarie Point

Use of Macquarie Point

Statement on live export shame

Statement on live export shame

Statement on live export shame

Statement on live export shame

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Restoring Merits Review) Bill 2014

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment (Restoring Merits Review) Bill 2014

Deaf ears to concerns for Australian Hearing

Deaf ears to concerns for Australian Hearing

Migration Amendment (Ending the Nation’s Shame) Bill 2014

Migration Amendment (Ending the Nation’s Shame) Bill 2014

Detention of children on Christmas Island

Detention of children on Christmas Island

Industrial hemp restrictions

Industrial hemp restrictions

Live Animal Export Prohibition (Ending Cruelty) Bill 2014

Live Animal Export Prohibition (Ending Cruelty) Bill 2014

NBN rollout delays

NBN rollout delays

Gambling reform

Gambling reform

Gambling reform

Gambling reform

Tertiary education

Tertiary education

Gambling reform

Gambling reform

Bass Strait transport costs

Bass Strait transport costs

Instrument of Designation of the Republic of Nauru as a Regional Processing Country

Instrument of Designation of the Republic of Nauru as a Regional Processing Country

Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Bill 2013

Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Bill 2013

Royal Hobart Hospital delays

Royal Hobart Hospital delays

Gonski education reforms

Gonski education reforms

Independent Office of Animal Welfare

Independent Office of Animal Welfare

Royal Hobart Hospital delays

Royal Hobart Hospital delays

Independent Office of Animal Welfare

Independent Office of Animal Welfare

Gonski education reforms

Gonski education reforms

Marriage equality legislation

Marriage equality legislation

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2013

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2013

Live animal exports

Live animal exports

Live animal exports

Live animal exports

Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013

Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013

Live Animal Exports

Live Animal Exports

National Disability Insurance Scheme

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Environment Minister Tony Burke’s response to Andrew Wilkie’s super trawler question

Environment Minister Tony Burke’s response to Andrew Wilkie’s super trawler question

Disability Services

Disability Services

Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Bill 2012

Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Bill 2012

Poker Machine Reform

Poker Machine Reform

Super Trawler Ban

Super Trawler Ban

Same Sex Marriage

Same Sex Marriage

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2012

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2012

Banking Amendment (Banking Code of Conduct) Bill 2012

Banking Amendment (Banking Code of Conduct) Bill 2012

Registration of the Fishing Quota

Registration of the Fishing Quota

Super Trawler Margiris

Super Trawler Margiris

Fisheries in Tasmania

Fisheries in Tasmania

Family Law and Child Support System

Family Law and Child Support System

Live Animal Export

Live Animal Export

Tasmania’s GST share

Tasmania’s GST share

Australia’s continuing involvement in the war in Afghanistan

Australia’s continuing involvement in the war in Afghanistan

Live Animal Exports

Live Animal Exports

Public Health System

Public Health System

Blood Cancer

Blood Cancer

Health Services

Health Services

Same Sex Marriage Religious Exemption Motion

Same Sex Marriage Religious Exemption Motion

Online Gambling and Gambling Advertising

Online Gambling and Gambling Advertising

Rob Oakeshott Gambling Reform Motion

Rob Oakeshott Gambling Reform Motion

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011

Tasmania: Health Funding

Tasmania: Health Funding

Poker Machine Reforms

Poker Machine Reforms

Tasmania: Health Funding

Tasmania: Health Funding

Federal Takeover of Tasmania’s Public Hospitals

Federal Takeover of Tasmania’s Public Hospitals

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

Grievance Debate – Defence Personnel

Grievance Debate – Defence Personnel

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

Tasmanian Public Health System

Tasmanian Public Health System

Poker Machine Reform

Poker Machine Reform

Telecommunications Amendment (Enhancing Community Consultation) Bill 2011

Telecommunications Amendment (Enhancing Community Consultation) Bill 2011

Migration Legislation Amendment Speech

Migration Legislation Amendment Speech

Telecommunications Amendment (Enhancing Community Consultation) Bill 2011 (first reading)

Telecommunications Amendment (Enhancing Community Consultation) Bill 2011 (first reading)

Australian War Graves

Australian War Graves

Marriage equality speech

Marriage equality speech

Joint Strike Fighters

Joint Strike Fighters

Denison’s views on marriage equality

Denison’s views on marriage equality

Craig Thomson, Member for Dobell

Craig Thomson, Member for Dobell

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 (second reading)

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 (second reading)

Collapse of Good Governance in Tasmania

Collapse of Good Governance in Tasmania

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011

Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011

Migration Legislation Amendment (Offshore Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Migration Legislation Amendment (Offshore Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2011

Same-Sex Relationships

Same-Sex Relationships

Taxation of Alternative Fuels

Taxation of Alternative Fuels

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Australia’s Broken Asylum Seeker Policy

Australia’s Broken Asylum Seeker Policy

Malaysia Asylum Seeker Proposal

Malaysia Asylum Seeker Proposal

Abolition of Age Limit on Payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Bill

Abolition of Age Limit on Payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Bill

Federal Budget 2011

Federal Budget 2011

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

Manus Island and Malaysia Solution

Manus Island and Malaysia Solution

The Design and Implementation of a Mandatory Pre-Commitment System for Poker Machines

The Design and Implementation of a Mandatory Pre-Commitment System for Poker Machines

Anglesea Barracks

Anglesea Barracks

Tasmanian Pulp Mill

Tasmanian Pulp Mill

Racism in the Liberal Party

Racism in the Liberal Party

Tasmanian Pulp Mill

Tasmanian Pulp Mill

Disability Services

Disability Services

Reforming The Banking Sector: Banking Amendment (Delivering Financial Services Bill 2010)

Reforming The Banking Sector: Banking Amendment (Delivering Financial Services Bill 2010)

Mental Health

Mental Health

Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

Federal Election Promises

Federal Election Promises

Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2010

Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2010

Andrew’s Maiden Speech

Andrew’s Maiden Speech

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