About Josh

Josh Wilson is the 11th Federal Member for Fremantle.

Josh grew up in Freo and for more than a decade has made a significant contribution through public and community service.

Prior to entering parliament Josh was a Councillor and then Deputy Mayor of the City of Fremantle (2009-16), where he led work on economic development and revitalisation, initiated the ‘Fremantle Forever’ campaign against local government amalgamations, and introduced a successful Indigenous employment target. He was previously the Chief of Staff to Hon. Melissa Parke, including the period in which Ms Parke was the Minister for International Development.

Josh has worked as an Associate Lecturer at Curtin University, a paralegal and litigation project manager, and a freelance photojournalist and travel writer. His international engagements include working as an independent election observer on the recount and audit of Afghanistan’s presidential election in August 2014; attending the Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum II in Dili, East Timor, in March 2015; and supporting the installation of the first Australian sculpture in the Nagasaki Peace Park in April 2016 as part of the Mayors for Peace initiative.

As a representative of the Fremantle electorate, Josh is focused on protecting and enhancing the things we share, such as universal healthcare, high-quality education, public amenity and infrastructure (like the NBN, Freo Port, and public transport), and our environment, both land and sea. He believes that inclusive prosperity will require a focus on reducing inequality and creating jobs at a time when unregulated economic transition puts social and economic inclusion at great risk.

He is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties and the Deputy Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on the NBN.

Josh and his wife, Georgia, live in Fremantle with their three children.

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