Royal Commission blows lid on robodebt

The many thousands of Australians who fell victim to Robodebt deserved answers, and their plight was summed up succinctly by today’s Royal Commission report which stated that: “Robodebt was a…

Federal Budget good as far as it goes but critically wounded by Stage 3 tax cuts and AFL stadium

The Federal Budget goes some way to improving the situation in a myriad of important areas like Jobseeker, Parenting Payment, energy bill relief, aged care and Commonwealth Rent Assistance. The…

Statement regarding Julian Assange court hearing

“I hold out hope that the United Kingdom High Court of Justice will grant Julian Assange permission to appeal against his extradition to the United States of America. “I have…

Australian Government stands behind Julian Assange

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, asked Prime Minister Anthony the following in Question Time. See above video for full question and response. “Prime Minister a great many Australians would…

Australian Government must do better on Israel-Gaza War

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, called for a permanent ceasefire to the conflict in Israel and Palestine during a speech in the Federal Parliament today. Please see above video…

Andrew successfully moves a motion in support of Julian Assange

Wilkie pushes for an end date for live sheep exports

“It was disappointing that the Federal Government continued to refuse to provide a timeline for the phase out of live sheep exports to the Middle East when I put the…

Last minute plea for Assange release

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined the Alliance Against Political Prosecutions to call on the Federal Government to act urgently to stop the persecution of Walkley Award winning journalist…

No hiding dirty coal secrets

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has today successfully tabled documents in the Parliament which contain evidence of fraud within the Australian coal export industry. In tabling the documents, Mr…

Live export crisis deepens

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, moved a motion calling on the Federal Government to intervene in the animal welfare crisis on the MV Bahijah and to legislate an end…

Sick live export industry goes from bad to worse

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, discussed the current animal welfare crisis on the live sheep export vessel the MV Bahijah. “The barbaric and ruthless nature of the live export…