South Hobart arts centre opening a win for the community

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will attend the official opening of the South Hobart Living Arts Centre and be available for comment. Mr Wilkie secured $1.65m in federal funding in 2013 to convert the historic South Hobart Primary School into a...

State political dunderheads strike again

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, commented on the State Government’s ineptitude, and in particular the revelation by Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne that Tasmania is not getting defence contracts because of State Government idleness....

Nothing smart about cutting uni funding

“There’s nothing smart about the Government’s plan to cut university funding in next week’s Federal Budget,” Mr Wilkie said. “Australian universities are already underfunded by about $1bn a year and the Government’s efficiency dividend will just go and make the...

Fish farming in Okehampton Bay

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, joined representatives of Marine Protection Tasmania, Recfish, Environment Tasmania and other stakeholders to respond to Tassal’s intention to expand salmon farming into Okehampton Bay. “Tasmania’s salmon industry is...