Andrew Wilkie

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Andrew Wilkie said : "This is gambling and anyone who tries to tell you it's not is wrong," "In my opinion, these should be regulated in Australia in exactly the same way as mainstream online casino games and that's to ban them" External link

abc-au Friday, January 3, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 13, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 13, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

smh Friday, December 13, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

smh Friday, December 13, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

theage Friday, December 13, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

theage Friday, December 13, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Gamblers use these sites in good faith, assuming they're playing an honest game," External link

abc-au Friday, December 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "State and territory governments, on one hand, want to maximise gambling revenue and on the other hand are supposed to ensure gambling houses act properly and that punters are protected. There's a conflict of interest that doesn't work," External link

abc-au Friday, December 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “Apart from the parliamentary group, there are a number of parliamentarians, including myself, lobbying the government privately,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "Apart from the parliamentary group, there are a number of parliamentarians, including myself, lobbying the government privately," "Interest in Assange is growing in the Parliament and it would be fair to say that a surprising number of parliamentarians are at least privately concerned with the injustice being experienced by him" External link

theage Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact that they're now back before the court with a new and presumably compliant judge without legal representation … [is] shameful," External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "When you drill down a bit deeper, it's hardly a sovereign country, I mean, Nauru virtually a puppet state of Australia," External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact they're before a court on nonsense charges — without legal representation — surely that should concern Australians," "The injustice in Nauru is ongoing. And there's been great silence from the Australian Government" External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "There was quite a bit of discussion about Julian's health ... (it's) so poor in fact that doctors are worried about his health and whether or not he can even survive," External link

9news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "The group is unanimously and strongly of the view that the US extradition request of Mr Assange be rescinded and that he be allowed to return to Australia," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "The group is unanimously and strongly of the view that the US extradition request of Mr Assange be rescinded and that he be allowed to return to Australia," External link

9news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's no end in sight to the fire sale of Australian and Australian-based companies to the Chinese. Yes, Lion is already Japanese-owned. The issue here is the increasing concentration of control of Australia's leading brands ... in the hands of a single country where all business enterprises have obligations to the central government," External link

smh Monday, November 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie explained : "Facebook sent me an unprompted promotional floral arrangement from Sydney," External link

bordermail Monday, November 4, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My office immediately contacted Biosecurity Tasmania who were very concerned that the arrangement had not been quarantine cleared and likely contained live seeds and the possibility of serious pests and diseases," "I was very pleased to see Biosecurity Tasmania responded quickly and professionally" External link

bordermail Monday, November 4, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This episode also proves again that animals should not be used for entertainment, that the State Government cannot be trusted to safeguard animal welfare and, as we saw with the slaughter of racehorses last week, self-regulation does not work" External link

abc-au Monday, October 28, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "An interesting line of argument, which I think has some merit, is: if Australia does eventually reach negative interest rates, cash will assume new importance, but this bill will diminish the ability of people to use cash," External link

abc-au Friday, October 25, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's already a requirement to report transactions over $10,000," "The problem is that those laws are not being implemented and enforced" External link

abc-au Friday, October 25, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The UK, US and Australian governments have done their best to break him and it looks like they've almost succeeded," "Clearly Assange is too ill to prepare a case against his extradition, let alone to be shipped off to a foreign country to be secretly tried for exposing war crimes" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The UK, US and Australian governments have done their best to break him and it looks like they've almost succeeded," "Clearly Assange is too ill to prepare a case against his extradition, let alone to be shipped off to a foreign country to be secretly tried for exposing war crimes" External link

theage Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I only possess this vision because a number of Victorian government gambling investigators decided they had had enough of all the lies and cover-ups," External link

smh Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's now huge questions for politicians to answer because there's no way Crown would be being involved in criminal activity on that scale unless it felt it had top cover," "Any reasonable person looking at that footage would straight away draw the conclusion that there was money laundering going on and that Crown must be somehow covering it up and that at least the Victorian gambling regulator is not looking into this properly" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's now huge questions for politicians to answer because there's no way Crown would be being involved in criminal activity on that scale unless it felt it had top cover," "Any reasonable person looking at that footage would straight away draw the conclusion that there was money laundering going on and that Crown must be somehow covering it up and that at least the Victorian gambling regulator is not looking into this properly" External link

abc-au Monday, October 14, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I feel strongly now that this has reached the point of requiring a full royal commission,” External link

watoday Monday, October 14, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I feel strongly now that this has reached the point of requiring a full royal commission,” External link

theage Sunday, October 13, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "We now look to the government and to the opposition to get behind these issues and to allow that business to be brought on," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

news-yahoo Monday, September 16, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 16, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

4-traders Monday, September 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "None of this should be happening in Australia, and it only does so because we don't have an overarching framework to protect our rights," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 16, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government is going after the whistleblower, who has done nothing more than trying to shine a light on misconduct, and the government's going after his lawyer, who's done nothing more than trying to represent his client," External link

9news Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi-jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the centre of it,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," "On breaking the law, this new whistleblower said and I quote, 'Crown is Crown. No one touches Crown, you know there is no law at Crown'" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 30, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi-jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the center of it,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," External link

abc-au Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Crown Casino ) : "There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the centre of it," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “There is a very unhealthy nexus between Crown casino and the political establishment, and the law enforcement and other establishment. We have a systemic and a cultural problem, it will only be dealt with by a very high level review of the situation,” External link

9news Monday, July 29, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Surely there is so much evidence now that politicians will stop ignoring it, and politicians and police and other people will stop treating Crown as the Vatican, as a law unto itself, and do something about it," "There is a very unhealthy nexus between Crown Casino and the political establishment and the law enforcement and other establishments," External link

smh Monday, July 29, 2019 6:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I would hope the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader would see the sense in a parliamentary response," External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie asked : "We know pill testing saves lives and health experts agree a harmonisation approach is the only sensible response to illicit drug use... will you as health minister put the issue of pill testing on the COAG health council?" External link

tenplay Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "From the start the case was not about the public interest and all about silencing those who dared to shine a light on wrongdoing," External link

9news Friday, July 5, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "The numbers are still pretty tight," External link

9news Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The prime minister had us for a drink in his suite last night," External link

9news Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Most people would either pay no more than that amount, or less … you can easily profit from it ... it's a tax-free windfall," External link

theage Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie wrote : “These security operations are clearly a dreadful overreach by the government and a clumsy attempt to silence the media and deter future whistleblowers,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

theage Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My understanding is Jim Starkey had made a virtue of the fact that he is a relative of Joseph Lyons, certainly his boss Clive Palmer has made a virtue of the fact," "Given that there is now at least a question mark over Jim Starkey, over his claims and his integrity, he needs to front a camera today and if he won't, his boss Clive Palmer needs to front a camera today and clear this up," External link

abc-au Monday, April 29, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Australia Post employees are currently required to deliver unaddressed political mail to every single letterbox because they regard it as a community notice. " External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government shouldn't be going after the whistleblower and his lawyer, they should be going after those who broke the law by spying on East Timor in 2004," External link

9news Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

9news Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "Not only did the VCGLR take months to come to this conclusion when the evidence was right in front of them the whole time, but there has been no fines, no jail time — in fact no punitive action whatsoever," "Instead Crown has just received a polite talking to and a 'don't do it again'" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I see enough to worry me and to alert me to the fact that our Federal Parliament and our Federal Government needs to address this," "It's not like it would be controversial legislation. It's not like it would be blocked in the Parliament. I don't think anyone would disagree with that" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "We have a regional processing solution that does away with mandatory detention, does away with offshore processing," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Labor ) : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "Just when we thought a Tasmanian politician was finally showing some backbone" External link

yahoo-au Friday, February 8, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "It's also a shocking indictment of federal Labor because we all know that the real reason state Labor dropped their policy was the pressure from their federal counterparts" External link

abc-au Friday, February 8, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Labor ) : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 8, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "It's also a shocking indictment of federal Labor because we all know that the real reason state Labor dropped their policy was the pressure from their federal counterparts" External link

abc-au Friday, February 8, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "Even when a government has a strong majority, they still have an interest in the crossbench because well-regarded independents have influence in the community and governments like to have [their] imprimatur," "There might only be a handful of us, but we represent millions of Australians and the government can’t ignore our voice" External link

watoday Friday, January 18, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "I crashed and burned and had no influence on federal policy, ultimately," External link

watoday Friday, January 18, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “This would obviously help to identify people who, among other things, have betrayed or might betray their country, be reckless with sensitive information, associate inappropriately or be at risk of blackmail,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:30:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Given the furor over this, knowing that he has a British-born parent, it would've been wise of him to look into this and certainly to have looked into it well before the media challenged him on it yesterday," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie commented : "Then he leaned across the table, got his face quite close to mine, and said something along the lines of, 'We wouldn't want the next meeting to be an unpleasant meeting, would we?' " External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie commented ( about James Packer ) : "I just thought it was interesting that there was this one little moment when I got to look into his heart and soul and see another James Packer – a man prepared to use his political muscle, his financial clout, to get what he wants" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "That the Labor party and the Liberal party are both sidestepping the issue shows that they continue to grovel to the poker machine industry," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The serious allegations include money laundering, and that of course is a serious federal offence," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It's the Victorian gambling regulator that stands accused of either complicity or incompetence," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Commission ) : “I’m horrified to recount that the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has allegedly done nothing to stop this shocking criminal misconduct,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running or even terrorism,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The whistleblowers allege illegal machine tampering, including the disabling of lower bet options and the modifying of buttons to allow prohibited auto-play, both of which increase gambler losses," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money-laundering for any number of nefarious reasons, like tax fraud, drug-running and even terrorism," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “If the allegations are true, it does suggest that there is a systemic problem rather than a rogue individual,” External link

reuters-in Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie déclaré : "Si ces accusations sont vraies, alors Crown est coupable d'avoir facilité le blanchiment d'argent à des fins néfastes diverses, comme l'évasion fiscale, le trafic de drogue et même le terrorisme" External link

rtl-BE Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "If the allegations are true, it does suggest there is a systemic problem rather than a rogue individual," External link

bbc Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism ," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Commission ) : "I'm horrified to recount that the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has allegedly done nothing to stop this shocking criminal misconduct," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running or even ," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The whistleblowers allege illegal machine tampering, including the disabling of lower bet options and the modifying of buttons to allow prohibited auto-play, both of which increase gambler losses," "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further, in particular on weekends when the numbers of naive, first-time and casual users is obviously much greater" External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It is just plain wrong that two men or two women who might love each other are not treated as equals in this country. It is a fundamental social injustice and hopefully with a very strong turnout with the postal vote, with a very strong 'yes' vote, the government will then move very quickly to settle the matter in the Parliament later this year" External link

smh Friday, September 8, 2017 12:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “To be spending the money the way they are is out of step at least with the community's expectations about how they should govern this country,” External link

BangkokPost Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I wish to make it absolutely clear that my relationship with the Government has not changed,” “I will continue to approach all issues in the Parliament on their merits and have not guaranteed anyone anything” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “This Bill will not transfer sovereignty to the courts,” “Rather it will ensure that human rights are considered effectively when laws are made” External link

news_com_au Monday, August 14, 2017 6:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I think the parliamentary processes in regards to human rights are, frankly, lame,” External link

news_com_au Monday, August 14, 2017 6:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I’m hopeful that the High Court challenge will succeed, in which case how I would respond to a postal vote is irrelevant” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a democracy, this is a country governed by the rule of law," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Hobart Airport ) : “The Sydney terror raids highlight the madness in the Federal Government’s pigheadedness not to return the federal police to Hobart Airport,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, July 30, 2017 3:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "While the Minister for Human Services has indicated that some minor changes will be made, the program remains deeply flawed and must be shut down immediately," External link

zdnet Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "And also (there should be) a fairly simple requirement that parliamentarians be required to list on their allowance claim form, which is made available publicly, activity both public and private that they conduct on a trip," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 13, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Not one cent of that is for my personal benefit, that's for things like printing, copying, and telephone use — which is all to serve the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It is no secret in Canberra that some MPs will, from time to time, perhaps often, travel wherever they want in the country and they will dress it up as an official trip," External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 10, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many, and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

zdnet Monday, January 9, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives,” External link

couriermail Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We are seeing reports now that Centrelink staff are dealing with very angry people, with scared people and that is entirely understandable," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many, and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The minister should have personally intervened and put a stop to this program as soon as these issues were discovered," "But instead he is in the media claiming that the process is working fine when it obviously isn't" External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie added : "This crude data-matching process is spitting out numerous incorrect debt notices," "You don't have to be a genius to tell that taking someone's yearly income and dividing by 26 is not always going to produce accurate results if only because people's circumstances change" External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I've had four people now approach me... who I would describe as presenting as suicidal," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

9news Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "People are terrified about how they will put food on the table or provide Christmas for their kids. My office has spoken to people who are distraught because they have received a threatening letter warning of an enormous debt," External link

9news Wednesday, December 21, 2016 3:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I don't know if there are foxes in Tasmania or not. I don't know if there's been misconduct in the taskforce or not, but I tell you what, there is so much evidence on the table now I suspect we've got a real problem," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Greg Hunt ) : "I expressed a number of concerns with Greg Hunt, firstly that there were allegations of misconduct within the taskforce by some taskforce personnel but also more broadly that in effect federal funding was being abused ... and that really he or his department needed to investigate these allegations," "I never heard back from the minister on the allegations I raised with him so I can only assume no action was taken," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We are very fortunate to apparently be fox free," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I don't know if there are foxes in Tasmania or not. I don't know if there's been misconduct in the taskforce or not, but I tell you what, there is so much evidence on the table now I suspect we've got a real problem," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Greg Hunt ) : "I expressed a number of concerns with Greg Hunt, firstly that there were allegations of misconduct within the taskforce by some taskforce personnel but also more broadly that in effect federal funding was being abused ... and that really he or his department needed to investigate these allegations," "I never heard back from the minister on the allegations I raised with him so I can only assume no action was taken," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about David Tele ) : “In February, the review led by John Conde and David Tune gave its recommendations to the Government on how to improve the entitlements system,” External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "When an MP is found to have done something improper, and when there is a pattern, the AFP should be called in because it is fraud. It's as simple as that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "There is a need for reform. The community wants reform," "It is simply outrageous that it is commonplace in this place for parliamentarians to go anywhere Australia, pretty much for personal reasons, and then to dress it up as a legitimate trip" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a simple reform, a necessary reform and a popular reform," External link

smh Monday, October 10, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is the man that took us to war on a lie, and helped create the current anarchy in the Middle East and the terrorist threat we all live with today," External link

9news Friday, September 30, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The poker machine industry is obsessed with keeping its secrets... Pokie-Leaks promises to shine a light into the dark corners of the pokies industry," External link

9news Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

abc-au Monday, September 26, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "That Clubs NSW initially included me in the proceedings, only to drop it when I refused to retract what I'd said about the whole sorry matter, also just goes to show that the howls of injustice from Clubs NSW were either baseless or ill-considered," External link

abc-au Monday, September 19, 2016 11:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "For too long the major parties have accepted millions of dollars in donations from foreign interests. This has got to change and if the parties won't make the change themselves, then we need to change the law," External link

9news Thursday, September 8, 2016 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "In all the time I have known her, Mrs Graham has always put her Christian faith above all other things," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Isabelle Graham ) : "In all the time I have known her, Mrs Graham has always put her Christian faith above all other things," External link

nzherald Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It is hoped that the government and the opposition will see the sense in supporting this bill, thereby avoiding the divisive and costly plebiscite," "If the government refuses to do that, then hopefully at least three coalition members would be prepared to cross the floor in order to force a vote on the bill" External link

9news Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "More than half of that loss is from poker machines and almost half of that poker machine loss is from problem gamblers," "Why governments haven't acted before this beggars belief and I'm hopeful there are enough people in this government to see the opportunity to finally do something" External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "What's more important for him and the federal government? The big, fat cheques he gets in donations from the poker machine industry or the harm being experienced by an enormous number of Australians on account of problem gambling?" External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “It’s not like they are scrapping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full,” External link

couriermail Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It's not like they are scraping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full," External link

9news Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It's not like they are scrapping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full," External link

9news Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I have been shocked by the number of people who have approached me and my office with all sorts of concerns about the national Census scheduled for next week,” External link

couriermail Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 22, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 22, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 18, 2016 9:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 18, 2016 9:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I will take it up with whoever is the next Prime Minister," External link

irishsun Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

GulfDailyNews Friday, July 8, 2016 9:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not enter into any deal with any party in order to help them form government, but nor will I be destructive, especially at a time like this when more than ever the country needs level heads and certainty," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, July 8, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

todayonline Friday, July 8, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

trust2 Friday, July 8, 2016 7:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "To be absolutely clear, I remain steadfast that I will not enter into any deal with any party in order to help them form government," "But nor will I be destructive, especially at a time like this when, more than ever, the country needs level heads and certainty" External link

abc-au Friday, July 8, 2016 6:51:00 AM EAT



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Andrew Wilkie said : "This is gambling and anyone who tries to tell you it's not is wrong," "In my opinion, these should be regulated in Australia in exactly the same way as mainstream online casino games and that's to ban them" External link

abc-au Friday, January 3, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 13, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 13, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

smh Friday, December 13, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

smh Friday, December 13, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "All the Nauru 19 were doing was exercising their fundamental right to protest," External link

theage Friday, December 13, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The Australian government must use whatever power it has to persuade the Nauru government to overturn the matter," External link

theage Friday, December 13, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Gamblers use these sites in good faith, assuming they're playing an honest game," External link

abc-au Friday, December 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "State and territory governments, on one hand, want to maximise gambling revenue and on the other hand are supposed to ensure gambling houses act properly and that punters are protected. There's a conflict of interest that doesn't work," External link

abc-au Friday, December 6, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “Apart from the parliamentary group, there are a number of parliamentarians, including myself, lobbying the government privately,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "Apart from the parliamentary group, there are a number of parliamentarians, including myself, lobbying the government privately," "Interest in Assange is growing in the Parliament and it would be fair to say that a surprising number of parliamentarians are at least privately concerned with the injustice being experienced by him" External link

theage Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact that they're now back before the court with a new and presumably compliant judge without legal representation … [is] shameful," External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "When you drill down a bit deeper, it's hardly a sovereign country, I mean, Nauru virtually a puppet state of Australia," External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact they're before a court on nonsense charges — without legal representation — surely that should concern Australians," "The injustice in Nauru is ongoing. And there's been great silence from the Australian Government" External link

abc-au Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "There was quite a bit of discussion about Julian's health ... (it's) so poor in fact that doctors are worried about his health and whether or not he can even survive," External link

9news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "The group is unanimously and strongly of the view that the US extradition request of Mr Assange be rescinded and that he be allowed to return to Australia," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, November 26, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Julian Assange ) : "The group is unanimously and strongly of the view that the US extradition request of Mr Assange be rescinded and that he be allowed to return to Australia," External link

9news Tuesday, November 26, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's no end in sight to the fire sale of Australian and Australian-based companies to the Chinese. Yes, Lion is already Japanese-owned. The issue here is the increasing concentration of control of Australia's leading brands ... in the hands of a single country where all business enterprises have obligations to the central government," External link

smh Monday, November 25, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie explained : "Facebook sent me an unprompted promotional floral arrangement from Sydney," External link

bordermail Monday, November 4, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My office immediately contacted Biosecurity Tasmania who were very concerned that the arrangement had not been quarantine cleared and likely contained live seeds and the possibility of serious pests and diseases," "I was very pleased to see Biosecurity Tasmania responded quickly and professionally" External link

bordermail Monday, November 4, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This episode also proves again that animals should not be used for entertainment, that the State Government cannot be trusted to safeguard animal welfare and, as we saw with the slaughter of racehorses last week, self-regulation does not work" External link

abc-au Monday, October 28, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "An interesting line of argument, which I think has some merit, is: if Australia does eventually reach negative interest rates, cash will assume new importance, but this bill will diminish the ability of people to use cash," External link

abc-au Friday, October 25, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's already a requirement to report transactions over $10,000," "The problem is that those laws are not being implemented and enforced" External link

abc-au Friday, October 25, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The UK, US and Australian governments have done their best to break him and it looks like they've almost succeeded," "Clearly Assange is too ill to prepare a case against his extradition, let alone to be shipped off to a foreign country to be secretly tried for exposing war crimes" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The UK, US and Australian governments have done their best to break him and it looks like they've almost succeeded," "Clearly Assange is too ill to prepare a case against his extradition, let alone to be shipped off to a foreign country to be secretly tried for exposing war crimes" External link

theage Wednesday, October 23, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I only possess this vision because a number of Victorian government gambling investigators decided they had had enough of all the lies and cover-ups," External link

smh Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's now huge questions for politicians to answer because there's no way Crown would be being involved in criminal activity on that scale unless it felt it had top cover," "Any reasonable person looking at that footage would straight away draw the conclusion that there was money laundering going on and that Crown must be somehow covering it up and that at least the Victorian gambling regulator is not looking into this properly" External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There's now huge questions for politicians to answer because there's no way Crown would be being involved in criminal activity on that scale unless it felt it had top cover," "Any reasonable person looking at that footage would straight away draw the conclusion that there was money laundering going on and that Crown must be somehow covering it up and that at least the Victorian gambling regulator is not looking into this properly" External link

abc-au Monday, October 14, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I feel strongly now that this has reached the point of requiring a full royal commission,” External link

watoday Monday, October 14, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I feel strongly now that this has reached the point of requiring a full royal commission,” External link

theage Sunday, October 13, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "We now look to the government and to the opposition to get behind these issues and to allow that business to be brought on," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

news-yahoo Monday, September 16, 2019 2:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 16, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Many Australians will be uneasy with this sale for all sorts of reasons, and it's important that the FIRB be seen to act quickly and competently and be prepared to stop it if need be," External link

4-traders Monday, September 16, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "None of this should be happening in Australia, and it only does so because we don't have an overarching framework to protect our rights," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 16, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government is going after the whistleblower, who has done nothing more than trying to shine a light on misconduct, and the government's going after his lawyer, who's done nothing more than trying to represent his client," External link

9news Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi-jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the centre of it,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," "On breaking the law, this new whistleblower said and I quote, 'Crown is Crown. No one touches Crown, you know there is no law at Crown'" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 30, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi-jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the center of it,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Border Force ) : "He recounts there were no Border Force checks, foreign nationals getting off with up to 15 bags for a short stay, stopping only on the way to the casino to pick up a sex worker," External link

abc-au Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Crown Casino ) : "There is clearly a need for everyone in this place to understand we have a multi jurisdictional issue and Crown Casino is at the centre of it," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “There is a very unhealthy nexus between Crown casino and the political establishment, and the law enforcement and other establishment. We have a systemic and a cultural problem, it will only be dealt with by a very high level review of the situation,” External link

9news Monday, July 29, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Surely there is so much evidence now that politicians will stop ignoring it, and politicians and police and other people will stop treating Crown as the Vatican, as a law unto itself, and do something about it," "There is a very unhealthy nexus between Crown Casino and the political establishment and the law enforcement and other establishments," External link

smh Monday, July 29, 2019 6:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I would hope the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader would see the sense in a parliamentary response," External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie asked : "We know pill testing saves lives and health experts agree a harmonisation approach is the only sensible response to illicit drug use... will you as health minister put the issue of pill testing on the COAG health council?" External link

tenplay Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "From the start the case was not about the public interest and all about silencing those who dared to shine a light on wrongdoing," External link

9news Friday, July 5, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "The numbers are still pretty tight," External link

9news Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The prime minister had us for a drink in his suite last night," External link

9news Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Most people would either pay no more than that amount, or less … you can easily profit from it ... it's a tax-free windfall," External link

theage Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie wrote : “These security operations are clearly a dreadful overreach by the government and a clumsy attempt to silence the media and deter future whistleblowers,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

theage Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

smh Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not do a deal with one party or the other to help them form government," External link

watoday Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My understanding is Jim Starkey had made a virtue of the fact that he is a relative of Joseph Lyons, certainly his boss Clive Palmer has made a virtue of the fact," "Given that there is now at least a question mark over Jim Starkey, over his claims and his integrity, he needs to front a camera today and if he won't, his boss Clive Palmer needs to front a camera today and clear this up," External link

abc-au Monday, April 29, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Australia Post employees are currently required to deliver unaddressed political mail to every single letterbox because they regard it as a community notice. " External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government shouldn't be going after the whistleblower and his lawyer, they should be going after those who broke the law by spying on East Timor in 2004," External link

9news Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

9news Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "There is obviously no basis for the fruit-loop conspiracy theory being peddled by Ms Hanson," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "Not only did the VCGLR take months to come to this conclusion when the evidence was right in front of them the whole time, but there has been no fines, no jail time — in fact no punitive action whatsoever," "Instead Crown has just received a polite talking to and a 'don't do it again'" External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I see enough to worry me and to alert me to the fact that our Federal Parliament and our Federal Government needs to address this," "It's not like it would be controversial legislation. It's not like it would be blocked in the Parliament. I don't think anyone would disagree with that" External link

abc-au Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "We have a regional processing solution that does away with mandatory detention, does away with offshore processing," External link

yahoo-au Monday, February 18, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Labor ) : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "Just when we thought a Tasmanian politician was finally showing some backbone" External link

yahoo-au Friday, February 8, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "It's also a shocking indictment of federal Labor because we all know that the real reason state Labor dropped their policy was the pressure from their federal counterparts" External link

abc-au Friday, February 8, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Labor ) : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 8, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a disgusting backflip and a kick in the face to the thousands of Tasmanians affected by poker machine gambling addiction who put their trust in Labor to do something about it," "It's also a shocking indictment of federal Labor because we all know that the real reason state Labor dropped their policy was the pressure from their federal counterparts" External link

abc-au Friday, February 8, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "Even when a government has a strong majority, they still have an interest in the crossbench because well-regarded independents have influence in the community and governments like to have [their] imprimatur," "There might only be a handful of us, but we represent millions of Australians and the government can’t ignore our voice" External link

watoday Friday, January 18, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "I crashed and burned and had no influence on federal policy, ultimately," External link

watoday Friday, January 18, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “This would obviously help to identify people who, among other things, have betrayed or might betray their country, be reckless with sensitive information, associate inappropriately or be at risk of blackmail,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:30:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Given the furor over this, knowing that he has a British-born parent, it would've been wise of him to look into this and certainly to have looked into it well before the media challenged him on it yesterday," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie commented : "Then he leaned across the table, got his face quite close to mine, and said something along the lines of, 'We wouldn't want the next meeting to be an unpleasant meeting, would we?' " External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie commented ( about James Packer ) : "I just thought it was interesting that there was this one little moment when I got to look into his heart and soul and see another James Packer – a man prepared to use his political muscle, his financial clout, to get what he wants" External link

smh Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "That the Labor party and the Liberal party are both sidestepping the issue shows that they continue to grovel to the poker machine industry," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The serious allegations include money laundering, and that of course is a serious federal offence," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It's the Victorian gambling regulator that stands accused of either complicity or incompetence," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism," External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Commission ) : “I’m horrified to recount that the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has allegedly done nothing to stop this shocking criminal misconduct,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running or even terrorism,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The whistleblowers allege illegal machine tampering, including the disabling of lower bet options and the modifying of buttons to allow prohibited auto-play, both of which increase gambler losses," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money-laundering for any number of nefarious reasons, like tax fraud, drug-running and even terrorism," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “If the allegations are true, it does suggest that there is a systemic problem rather than a rogue individual,” External link

reuters-in Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie déclaré : "Si ces accusations sont vraies, alors Crown est coupable d'avoir facilité le blanchiment d'argent à des fins néfastes diverses, comme l'évasion fiscale, le trafic de drogue et même le terrorisme" External link

rtl-BE Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "If the allegations are true, it does suggest there is a systemic problem rather than a rogue individual," External link

bbc Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism ," External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told ( about Commission ) : "I'm horrified to recount that the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has allegedly done nothing to stop this shocking criminal misconduct," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "If these allegations are true, then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running or even ," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further - in particular on weekends when the number of naive first-time and casual users is obviously much greater," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Crown Casino ) : "If these allegations are true then Crown would be facilitating money laundering for any number of nefarious reasons like tax fraud, drug running, and even terrorism," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The whistleblowers allege illegal machine tampering, including the disabling of lower bet options and the modifying of buttons to allow prohibited auto-play, both of which increase gambler losses," "Moreover, there's software manipulation to increase gambler losses even further, in particular on weekends when the numbers of naive, first-time and casual users is obviously much greater" External link

smh Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It is just plain wrong that two men or two women who might love each other are not treated as equals in this country. It is a fundamental social injustice and hopefully with a very strong turnout with the postal vote, with a very strong 'yes' vote, the government will then move very quickly to settle the matter in the Parliament later this year" External link

smh Friday, September 8, 2017 12:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “To be spending the money the way they are is out of step at least with the community's expectations about how they should govern this country,” External link

BangkokPost Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I wish to make it absolutely clear that my relationship with the Government has not changed,” “I will continue to approach all issues in the Parliament on their merits and have not guaranteed anyone anything” External link

news_com_au Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “This Bill will not transfer sovereignty to the courts,” “Rather it will ensure that human rights are considered effectively when laws are made” External link

news_com_au Monday, August 14, 2017 6:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I think the parliamentary processes in regards to human rights are, frankly, lame,” External link

news_com_au Monday, August 14, 2017 6:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I’m hopeful that the High Court challenge will succeed, in which case how I would respond to a postal vote is irrelevant” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a democracy, this is a country governed by the rule of law," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 9, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Hobart Airport ) : “The Sydney terror raids highlight the madness in the Federal Government’s pigheadedness not to return the federal police to Hobart Airport,” External link

news_com_au Sunday, July 30, 2017 3:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 17, 2017 9:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 13, 2017 9:46:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The fact is that what the government has had to say so far has been plain wrong and sometimes misleading," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We know for a fact that great many people are unable to find the historic paperwork that is necessary to clear up the matter," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a terrible terrible episode," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "No-one is disputing the fact that any genuine over-payment needs to be paid back," External link

smh Monday, February 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "While the Minister for Human Services has indicated that some minor changes will be made, the program remains deeply flawed and must be shut down immediately," External link

zdnet Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "And also (there should be) a fairly simple requirement that parliamentarians be required to list on their allowance claim form, which is made available publicly, activity both public and private that they conduct on a trip," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 13, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "Not one cent of that is for my personal benefit, that's for things like printing, copying, and telephone use — which is all to serve the community," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It is no secret in Canberra that some MPs will, from time to time, perhaps often, travel wherever they want in the country and they will dress it up as an official trip," External link

news_com_au Tuesday, January 10, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many, and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

zdnet Monday, January 9, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives,” External link

couriermail Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We are seeing reports now that Centrelink staff are dealing with very angry people, with scared people and that is entirely understandable," External link

abc-au Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many, and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The minister should have personally intervened and put a stop to this program as soon as these issues were discovered," "But instead he is in the media claiming that the process is working fine when it obviously isn't" External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie added : "This crude data-matching process is spitting out numerous incorrect debt notices," "You don't have to be a genius to tell that taking someone's yearly income and dividing by 26 is not always going to produce accurate results if only because people's circumstances change" External link

zdnet Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I've had four people now approach me... who I would describe as presenting as suicidal," External link

news_com_au Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The government has terrified countless people, ruined the Christmases of many and even driven some people to contemplate taking their own lives," External link

9news Wednesday, January 4, 2017 2:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "People are terrified about how they will put food on the table or provide Christmas for their kids. My office has spoken to people who are distraught because they have received a threatening letter warning of an enormous debt," External link

9news Wednesday, December 21, 2016 3:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I don't know if there are foxes in Tasmania or not. I don't know if there's been misconduct in the taskforce or not, but I tell you what, there is so much evidence on the table now I suspect we've got a real problem," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Greg Hunt ) : "I expressed a number of concerns with Greg Hunt, firstly that there were allegations of misconduct within the taskforce by some taskforce personnel but also more broadly that in effect federal funding was being abused ... and that really he or his department needed to investigate these allegations," "I never heard back from the minister on the allegations I raised with him so I can only assume no action was taken," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "We are very fortunate to apparently be fox free," External link

radioaustralia Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I don't know if there are foxes in Tasmania or not. I don't know if there's been misconduct in the taskforce or not, but I tell you what, there is so much evidence on the table now I suspect we've got a real problem," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Greg Hunt ) : "I expressed a number of concerns with Greg Hunt, firstly that there were allegations of misconduct within the taskforce by some taskforce personnel but also more broadly that in effect federal funding was being abused ... and that really he or his department needed to investigate these allegations," "I never heard back from the minister on the allegations I raised with him so I can only assume no action was taken," External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about David Tele ) : “In February, the review led by John Conde and David Tune gave its recommendations to the Government on how to improve the entitlements system,” External link

news_com_au Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "When an MP is found to have done something improper, and when there is a pattern, the AFP should be called in because it is fraud. It's as simple as that," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie says : "There is a need for reform. The community wants reform," "It is simply outrageous that it is commonplace in this place for parliamentarians to go anywhere Australia, pretty much for personal reasons, and then to dress it up as a legitimate trip" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 13, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is a simple reform, a necessary reform and a popular reform," External link

smh Monday, October 10, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "This is the man that took us to war on a lie, and helped create the current anarchy in the Middle East and the terrorist threat we all live with today," External link

9news Friday, September 30, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The poker machine industry is obsessed with keeping its secrets... Pokie-Leaks promises to shine a light into the dark corners of the pokies industry," External link

9news Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

abc-au Monday, September 26, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It was telling that Clubs NSW dropped its legal action against the ABC on account of the court discovery process and requirement to open its books to scrutiny," "This just goes to show the steps that this particular industry player will go to in order to avoid scrutiny, and of the need for whistleblowers to speak up" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 26, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "That Clubs NSW initially included me in the proceedings, only to drop it when I refused to retract what I'd said about the whole sorry matter, also just goes to show that the howls of injustice from Clubs NSW were either baseless or ill-considered," External link

abc-au Monday, September 19, 2016 11:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "For too long the major parties have accepted millions of dollars in donations from foreign interests. This has got to change and if the parties won't make the change themselves, then we need to change the law," External link

9news Thursday, September 8, 2016 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "In all the time I have known her, Mrs Graham has always put her Christian faith above all other things," External link

ibtimes-uk Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said ( about Isabelle Graham ) : "In all the time I have known her, Mrs Graham has always put her Christian faith above all other things," External link

nzherald Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "It is hoped that the government and the opposition will see the sense in supporting this bill, thereby avoiding the divisive and costly plebiscite," "If the government refuses to do that, then hopefully at least three coalition members would be prepared to cross the floor in order to force a vote on the bill" External link

9news Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "More than half of that loss is from poker machines and almost half of that poker machine loss is from problem gamblers," "Why governments haven't acted before this beggars belief and I'm hopeful there are enough people in this government to see the opportunity to finally do something" External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "What's more important for him and the federal government? The big, fat cheques he gets in donations from the poker machine industry or the harm being experienced by an enormous number of Australians on account of problem gambling?" External link

9news Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : “It’s not like they are scrapping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full,” External link

couriermail Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It's not like they are scraping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full," External link

9news Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "It's not like they are scrapping for cash here, they are making enormous profits and should pass (the rate cut) in full," External link

9news Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : “I have been shocked by the number of people who have approached me and my office with all sorts of concerns about the national Census scheduled for next week,” External link

couriermail Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 22, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 22, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 18, 2016 9:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, July 18, 2016 9:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

smh Friday, July 15, 2016 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The community knows it is wrong, but yet the Liberal Party and the Labor Party have refused to act; they are completely and utterly out of step with the expectations of the community," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "The case is compelling, and it is very, very sad that up until now, parliamentarians have not seemed to care enough about the hurt caused by problem gambling; that parliamentarians have been happy to be completely out of step with the vast majority of the members of the community who want strong reform," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie told : "I will take it up with whoever is the next Prime Minister," External link

irishsun Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

GulfDailyNews Friday, July 8, 2016 9:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "I will not enter into any deal with any party in order to help them form government, but nor will I be destructive, especially at a time like this when more than ever the country needs level heads and certainty," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, July 8, 2016 8:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

todayonline Friday, July 8, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "My focus now turns to doing what I can to help settle the situation down and foster stable government," External link

trust2 Friday, July 8, 2016 7:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Wilkie said : "To be absolutely clear, I remain steadfast that I will not enter into any deal with any party in order to help them form government," "But nor will I be destructive, especially at a time like this when, more than ever, the country needs level heads and certainty" External link

abc-au Friday, July 8, 2016 6:51:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mp73.49%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
journalist0.50%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
lawmaker3.36%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
campaigner0.34%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
lower house mp0.17%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
house mp0.17%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
legislator0.17%EN08/13/201713/08/2017
independent legislator0.17%EN08/13/201713/08/2017
advocate0.34%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
politician1.01%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
senior intelligence officer0.34%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
senator0.17%EN01/11/201711/01/2017
minister0.67%EN09/10/201610/09/2016
director0.67%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
former intelligence officer1.34%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
officer1.17%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
intelligence officer1.17%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
former australian intelligence officer0.67%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
deputado australiano0.17%PT07/07/201607/07/2016
analyst0.17%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
representative0.17%EN07/04/201604/07/2016
candidate0.34%EN07/02/201602/07/2016
mp0.50%SA08/31/201431/08/2014
clinical geneticist0.50%EN02/21/201421/02/2014
independent mp10.23%EN11/21/201321/11/2013
tasmanian independent mp1.01%EN09/08/201308/09/2013
independent tasmanian mp0.50%EN11/29/201229/11/2012
tasmanian mp0.34%EN04/17/201117/04/2011
challenger0.17%EN02/26/200726/02/2007
Names Lang Count
Andrew WilkieEN83.62%
Andrew WilkieFR8.28%
Andrew WilkieEU7.83%
Andrew WilkieSA0.18%
Andrew WilkiePT0.09%


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