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…

Antarctica can’t be put on ice

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, made a speech in the Federal Parliament to call on governments to further invest in Antarctic science and infrastructure. “Hobart is the gateway to…

Government still out to get whistleblowers

 “It was disappointing that the Attorney-General dodged my question on whether he would drop the charges against whistleblowers David McBride and Richard Boyle. “Both McBride and Boyle have done the…

Referendum countdown welcome

Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, has welcomed the announcement of 14 October 2023 as the date for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament Referendum. “The policies…

Damning footage highlights again the need to ban live exports

“ABC 7:30’s investigation into animal cruelty in the live export trade to the Middle East further highlights the need for this terrible trade to end. Footage of sheep being slaughtered…