A Labor Budget … just

“This Government’s budgets have been markedly better than the budgets brought down by their predecessor. They are more compassionate, and we see evidence of that in this budget, with more…

Wilkie speaks on the 2024 Tasmanian Election

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, discussed the important issues facing the community in the lead up to the 2024 Tasmanian election in a speech to the Federal Parliament. Please…

Greyhound racing must be banned

“New EMRS polling revealing that more than 60 per cent of Tasmanians oppose greyhound racing further highlights the need for this cruel industry to end. Add to the fact that…

Banning use of credit cards for gambling a good step

Online gambling credit card ban a step in the right direction

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the Federal Government’s Interactive Gambling Amendment (Credit and Other Measures) Bill 2023 to legislate a ban on the use of credit cards…

Government must immediately ban gambling advertising

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the recommendation by a parliamentary inquiry to ban all ads for online gambling, but urges the Government to go further. “The inquiry’s…

Way beyond time to ban gambling advertising

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, seconded the Member for Mayo, Rebekha Sharkie’s, Interactive Gambling Amendment (Ban on Gambling Advertisements) Bill 2023. “Australians are sick to death of gambling being…

The Federal Government must ban gambling advertising

Not a week goes by that someone doesn’t tell me of their disgust with gambling advertising. They hate it, and the Federal Government would promptly ban such advertising if they…

Online gambling credit card ban welcome

The Federal Government’s proposed ban on the use of credit cards for online gambling is excellent news. Obviously gamblers should only be allowed to gamble with money they actually possess,…