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…

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…

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…

Star scandal highlights need for national inquiry and regulator

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the NSW Independent Casino Commission’s decision to suspend Star Entertainment Group’s Sydney casino licence and hit them with a $100 million fine.…

Crossbench members urge Albanese Government to keep its promise and provide permanent protection to refugees subjected to cruel temporary visa process

The Albanese Government won the 2022 election promising to provide permanent protection for refugees and people seeking asylum who are currently subjected to cruel temporary visas. After a decade of…

A good Budget so far as it goes

The Federal Budget is good so far as it goes. It’s more compassionate than what we’ve seen during the previous LNP government’s budgets and it delivers on Labor’s election promises.…

Crime Commission slams clubs and pubs, recommends mandatory anti-money laundering card

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined Rev Tim Costello AO to discuss the NSW Crime Commission’s damning findings into money laundering in clubs and pubs. “The damning report by…

Ashley whistleblower abandoned by Tasmanian Government

Federal Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined fellow Tasmanian independents, Kristie Johnston MHA and Meg Webb MLC, to call on the Tasmanian Government to put a stop to the…

Wilkie seizes chance to wind back live sheep exports

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has lodged a motion to disallow the regulation made by the former Federal Government that shortens the northern summer live sheep export trade prohibition…