Ashley Youth Detention Centre must close now

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, called for the immediate closure of Ashley Youth Detention Centre during a speech in the Federal Parliament. “Tasmanians are horrified by the reports of…

Government on thin ice when it comes to Antarctica

Tasmania is the home and the heart of Antarctic research in Australia. But now more than ever before, our Antarctic presence is on thin ice. All levels of Government need…

Julian Assange campaign goes to Washington

The Bring Julian Assange Home Parliamentary Group co-convenors, Independent Member for Clark Andrew Wilkie, Labor Member for Fremantle Josh Wilson, Liberal Member for Bass Bridget Archer, and Greens Senator for…

Environmental law reforms can’t wait any longer

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, led a matter of public importance and spoke in the Federal Parliament to highlight the urgent need to prioritise passing environmental law reforms to…

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…

Crossbenchers urge Government to better protect whistleblowers

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined Crossbench Senators and Members to discuss their letter to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney-General and Minister for the Public Service calling…

Child safety services in crisis, industrial action warranted

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, delivered the following statement to the Federal Parliament. Please see above video for full speech. “National Child Protection Week is a timely backdrop to…

Blowing the lid on coal industry fraud

“I note media reporting that South Korean power companies will be suing the coal testing company, ALS, and are considering action against miners. “I raised allegations in the Federal Parliament…

No respite for whistleblowers McBride and Boyle

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, joined members of the Crossbench to discuss his motion in the House of Representatives concerning the Federal Government’s ongoing prosecution of whistleblowers, David McBride…