The Wilkie Report November 2020 – Tasmanian government secrecy

So what exactly does the Tasmanian Government have to hide? That’s the question confronting the community right now because of the Government’s shocking lack of transparency. Let me give you…

Government’s robodebt a zombie – many victims not eligible for payouts

The Commonwealth Ombudsman has agreed to my request to again investigate robodebt because the Federal Government’s announcement that it will repay robodebts does not include people who appealed their debt,…

Horse racing’s inconvenient truth – 182 horses put to death last year

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the Office of Racing Integrity coming clean on horse racing’s “inconvenient truth” – that horses are put to death and made into…

Andrew’s question in Parliament on Australia Post delays in the lead-up to Christmas

“Minister we’re counting down the sleeps until Christmas but Australia Post is obviously in disarray. “Indeed constituents regularly report bills arriving after due dates, medical reminders turning up after appointments,…

More taxpayer funds to Liberal donor

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, said the State Government’s gift of $1m of taxpayer funds to a political donor raised serious questions. “Did the State Government follow proper process…

Everyone needs a place to call home

The Australian Government’s cruel and illegal treatment of asylum seekers and refugees must end now. Support the Time for a Home campaign to end indefinite detention and give people a…

Drop the witch hunt: Collaery a hero not a villan

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, will join Independent Senator Rex Patrick to demand the Federal Government drop its prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery, who is due back in court…

Feeding racehorses to greyhounds must end

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, will call for Tasracing to introduce a welfare rule to crack down on owners slaughtering their unwanted racehorses for dogfood without justification, including in…