From the desk of Andrew Wilkie

Wrong Way, Go Back

Wrong Way, Go Back

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has joined Dynnyrne residents on the proposed route of the fifth lane of the Southern Outlet in urging the State Government to rethink the expensive folly. Mr Wilkie said the Government must ditch the $35m plan that would...

Tasmanian poker machine industry hits the jackpot

Tasmanian poker machine industry hits the jackpot

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has described Tasmania's new poker machine package as a payday for the industry. “Well the new poker machine tax rates have finally been released and they are even more outrageous than feared,” Mr Wilkie said. “For a start,...

Crown casino watchdog nothing but a lapdog

Crown casino watchdog nothing but a lapdog

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has called for the Royal Commission into Crown Melbourne to be expanded to include the conduct of the Victorian gambling regulator and Victorian Government. “Heads should roll after last night’s 4Corners,” Mr Wilkie said....

Premier must rule out pokies tax cut

Premier must rule out pokies tax cut

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has called on the Premier to rule out a tax cut on poker machines for its political mate Federal Group after a study found that Tasmania collects the least amount of revenue from gambling taxes than any other jurisdiction....

The Wilkie Report June 2021

The Wilkie Report June 2021

Now more than ever this country needs a strong and independent environmental regulator to turn around Australia’s unacceptable environmental decline, and to hold to account those responsible for the mess including state and territory governments. Now recently in...

Andrew speaks about changes to Australia’s environmental laws

Andrew speaks about changes to Australia’s environmental laws

The Government's new environmental law will not solve the extinction crisis. The proposed Environment Assurance Commissioner will be a toothless tiger and just ensure business as usual. We need my Commonwealth Environment Protection Authority instead, which will be...

Australia remains a pariah on approach to asylum seekers

Australia remains a pariah on approach to asylum seekers

At the end of the day Australia’s bipartisan policy, its response to asylum seekers, remains fundamentally immoral and illegal under international law. This country must adopt an alternative response to asylum seekers: one that is moral; one that is legal under...

Wrong Way, Go Back

Wrong Way, Go Back

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has joined Dynnyrne residents on the proposed route of the fifth lane of the Southern Outlet in urging the State Government to rethink the expensive folly. Mr Wilkie said the Government must ditch the $35m plan that would...

Tasmanian poker machine industry hits the jackpot

Tasmanian poker machine industry hits the jackpot

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has described Tasmania's new poker machine package as a payday for the industry. “Well the new poker machine tax rates have finally been released and they are even more outrageous than feared,” Mr Wilkie said. “For a start,...

Crown casino watchdog nothing but a lapdog

Crown casino watchdog nothing but a lapdog

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has called for the Royal Commission into Crown Melbourne to be expanded to include the conduct of the Victorian gambling regulator and Victorian Government. “Heads should roll after last night’s 4Corners,” Mr Wilkie said....

Premier must rule out pokies tax cut

Premier must rule out pokies tax cut

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has called on the Premier to rule out a tax cut on poker machines for its political mate Federal Group after a study found that Tasmania collects the least amount of revenue from gambling taxes than any other jurisdiction....

The Wilkie Report June 2021

The Wilkie Report June 2021

Now more than ever this country needs a strong and independent environmental regulator to turn around Australia’s unacceptable environmental decline, and to hold to account those responsible for the mess including state and territory governments. Now recently in...

Andrew speaks about changes to Australia’s environmental laws

Andrew speaks about changes to Australia’s environmental laws

The Government's new environmental law will not solve the extinction crisis. The proposed Environment Assurance Commissioner will be a toothless tiger and just ensure business as usual. We need my Commonwealth Environment Protection Authority instead, which will be...

Australia remains a pariah on approach to asylum seekers

Australia remains a pariah on approach to asylum seekers

At the end of the day Australia’s bipartisan policy, its response to asylum seekers, remains fundamentally immoral and illegal under international law. This country must adopt an alternative response to asylum seekers: one that is moral; one that is legal under...

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Thursday 22 July 11:30am-1:30pm
Claremont Main Road near KFC

Thursday 29 July 11:30am-1:30pm
Goodwood shop

Thursday 19 August 11:30am-1:30pm
Moonah Main Road

*weather permitting

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