Transport

Transport Light RailRoadsBass StraitBicycles Light Rail Andrew supports restoring passenger rail across Tasmania. In particular, he is a strong advocate for a Northern Suburbs Light Rail from Hobart to Brighton because it will link communities, reduce road congestion,...

Government must do more, much more, about Bass Strait

16 September 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, joined Peter Brohier the Convenor of National Sea Highway Groups, and Brian Mundy from the National Road Transport Association, to call for more investment to fix the crippling cost of Bass Strait....

A statement on Bass Strait freight costs

20 May 2015 I’m delighted to see the Tasmanian State Government making some progress with the Victorian Government over port fees at the Port of Melbourne. However this is only half the problem Tasmania faces, the other half being the license fee which is a tax on...

PM MUST INTERVENE TO STOP VICTORIA RIPPING OFF TASMANIA

14 May 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, is urging the Prime Minister to act to stop the Port of Melbourne and the Victorian State Government “ripping off’’ the exporters of Tasmania with their sky-rocketing port fees and ever-increasing...

WILKIE MEETING PM TO PUSH FOR EVEN MORE BASS STRAIT INVESTMENT

13 March 2015 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the $203m expansion to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme as a good first step to reduce the crippling cost of Bass Strait. “This will go some way to releasing the greatest...