Andrew speaks on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022

Millions of Australians are doing it tough while coal, oil and gas companies are reaping billions in profit. They must be required to pay their fair share in tax.

Environment laws set for overdue makeover

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to Professor Graeme Samuel’s 2020 review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. “It’s good to…

Wilkie argues against federal stadium funding in Parliament

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, delivered a speech to Federal Parliament about the lack of progress at Macquarie Point and urged the Federal Government to not help fund an…

Wilkie calls out Government on Ashley Youth Detention Centre in Federal Parliament

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, delivered the following speech to the Parliament. Please see above video for full speech. “My community is horrified by the revelations of systemic abuse…

Hobart housing affordability going from bad to worse

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined National Shelter for the release of the latest Rental Affordability Index. “It’s deeply disappointing to see Hobart continue to be the least affordable…

Loot Boxes Bill introduced to Parliament

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, recently introduced the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Loot Boxes) Bill 2022, which introduces mandatory classifications for video games with gambling type features.…

Substantial inquiry into dirty coal not ruled out by Prime Minister

The community can take some comfort from the Prime Minister not ruling out the need for a substantial inquiry into Australian coal exporters using fake quality tests when I put…

Tassie arts sector problems raised in Parliament

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, delivered the following 90 second statement to the Parliament. “Arts, culture and creativity enrich the lives of all Australians. Yet decades of underinvestment and…

NACC looks good, now to make it happen

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the legislation by the Federal Government to establish a National Anti-Corruption Commission. “The crossbench has led the charge when it comes to…