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Safe, affordable housing a basic human right

Mr Wilson (1:14pm) — I thank the member for Newcastle for bringing this motion and the other speakers, because affordable housing and homelessness do need attention at every level. It is an effort that must be led nationally and that is not happening at the moment. Of course it is especially relevant in Anti-Poverty Week. The […]

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Government has no mandate for Perth Freight Link

Mr Wilson (5:01pm) — I am glad to have an opportunity to speak on the appropriation bills, which should form the core of any government’s program and should really be the foundation of its vision and its purpose. They should be the blueprint for delivering good social and economic policy, for facing up to the social […]

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

Article as printed in The Guardian.

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No fed funds for Cockburn bridge

In my electorate, there is a severe congestion issue at Cockburn Central, with a clear and well-planned solution to that problem in the form of the Armadale Road-North Lake Road bridge and road duplication works. Cockburn is one of the fastest-developing outer urban areas in Australia. It has benefitted from the brilliant Perth-Mandurah rail line […]

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Inequality points to economic malaise

Mr Wilson (11:59am) — I thank the member for Goldstein for bringing this motion and other members for participating in the debate. While Australia is, broadly speaking, peaceful and prosperous, we cannot forget that many Australians live a very different kind of life and that poverty levels here are relatively high by OECD standards. What is more, […]

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Fremantle MP Josh Wilson loving new federal role

Article from the Fremantle-Cockburn Gazette.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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First Speech

Mr Wilson (4:36pm) — Thank you, Deputy Speaker Goodenough, and I congratulate you on your election to that position. I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Ngunnawal people, and the traditional owners of my electorate, the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, and I pay respect to elders past and […]

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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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