A statement regarding the cancellation of parliament

The Government’s decision to cancel parliament is scandalous and reminiscent of a tin-pot dictatorship. There’s plenty of work for the House of Representatives to go on with while the Senate considers the Marriage Equality Bill, in particular sorting out the...

Self-interest makes a sorry sight

A picture tells a thousand words, especially when oft repeated, says Andrew Wilkie in an opinion piece published in the Mercury Saturday 28 October 2017. A PICTURE tells a thousand words. And nothing better illustrates the great disconnect between Australia’s...

Too many roadblocks in life-changing disability scheme

Opinion piece published in the Mercury, 10 October 2017 Some families are left frustrated and out of pocket when trying to access the NDIS, writes Andrew Wilkie PARENTS trying to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme are hitting a bureaucratic brick wall...

Residents demand action on Southern Outlet noise and pollution

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will call on the State Government to do something about the noise and pollution from traffic on the Southern Outlet. He will be joined by a group of residents who live along the Outlet. “Noise and pollution from...