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Remembrance Day Statement

Every town in Australia has its own story and its own personal connection to the terrible conflicts of war, and today we honour and renew that personal connection. As we continue to commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC, I would also like to recognise the significant anniversary of 100 years since the Battle of Pozieres and […]


NBN blamed for internet dropouts

Article in the Fremantle Herald Following a litany of excuses and no-shows by Telstra, Crackpots Marine Supplies owner Paul Tod resorted to hooking up a makeshift 4G mobile system to handle emails, faxes and phone calls at his new Forsyth Street premises. “It’s absolutely ridiculous,” he fumes, “two months before I moved in I paid […]


TPP trade deal: plain packaging challenge triggered ‘hysteria’, lawyer tells MPs

Article as printed in The Guardian.


Fremantle MP Josh Wilson loving new federal role

Article from the Fremantle-Cockburn Gazette.


Finding work for Fremantle jobseekers

Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Workforce Participation Ed Husic today visited Fremantle to listen to concerns about local unemployment. At a meeting with the Member for Fremantle Josh Wilson, Mr Husic heard how Business Foundations are addressing challenges faced by local jobseekers looking for work, especially for mature jobseekers. The meeting comes on the […]


Coalition leaves WA short changed yet again

According to its own formal election costings as submitted to the Parliamentary Budget Office, only three of the 78 new road and bridge projects the Turnbull Government announced are located in the West. “It’s very hard not to conclude that the Coalition continues to take WA for granted when you look at the absence of […]


MUA prevails in High Court fight for workers’ rights

“This decision by the High Court is an important win for fair and safe workplace conditions for those who work offshore, and I congratulate the MUA and AMOU for taking on and winning this important fight,” said Mr Wilson. “It is clear the Minister exceeded her powers in the ideological quest to undermine the sensible […]

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