Mr Andrew Wilkie MP

Andrew Wilkie

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Member for Denison, Tasmania

Party
Independent
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4766
Fax:
(02) 6277 8579

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

188 Collins Street
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Postal address
GPO Box 32
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Telephone:
(03) 6234 5255
Fax:
(03) 6223 8560

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/A_Wilkie_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Denison, Tasmania, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 18.11.10 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.10 to 24.6.13.

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Personal

  • Born 8.11.1961, Tamworth, NSW.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (UNSW).
  • Graduate Diploma of Management.
  • Graduate Diploma of Defence Studies.
  • Australian Army 1980-2000 (see Military service below).
  • Manager, Raytheon Australia 2000-01.
  • Analyst, Office of National Assessments 2001-03.
  • Writer 2003-07.
  • Small business owner 2008-10.

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Military Service

  • Cadet, Royal Military College of Australia, Duntroon 1980-84.
  • Infantry Officer, Australian Army 1984-2001.

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Electorate

  • Description: inner metropolitan.
    Location: it includes the city of Hobart, and the centres of Austins Ferry, Claremont, Collinsvale, Glenorchy, Glenlusk, Mt Nelson, New Town, Sandy Bay and Taroona.
    Area: 289 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 71 625 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: banking and retail, chocolate and confectionery, catamaran construction, brewery, zinc works, food and timber processing, heavy transport, wholesale trade, engineering works, glass products and port facilities.
    State electorates: Denison is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name.

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Publications

  • Axis of deceit, Melbourne, Black Inc., 2004.

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