Prime Minister dodges gambling advertising ban

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, asked Prime Minister Anthony Albanese whether he would commit to implementing a gambling advertising ban. Please see above for full question and answer. “The…

Governments wilfully blind to shocking human toll of gambling addiction

Co-conveners of the Parliamentary Friends of Gambling Harm Reduction, Andrew Wilkie MP and Rebekha Sharkie MP, joined the Alliance for Gambling Reform and Associate Professor Angela Rintoul to discuss the…

Action on gambling harm urgently needed

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, asked Prime Minister Anthony Albanese the following in Question Time. “Prime Minister it’s almost a year since the Standing Committee on Social Policy and…

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…