Federal Labor Member for Fremantle, Josh Wilson MP, today slammed the irresponsible Western Australian state government for starting works on the Roe 8 Highway despite a challenge pending in the High Court of Australia.
"The decision to start work now is totally unnecessary and totally ridiculous.
Remembrance Day is a time to remember and reflect on all of those men and women who have served and sacrificed their lives for our country.
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.
In my view ISD represents an unconscionable risk and at the very least should be excluded between Australia and the US, Japan, and Canada, just as we have already excluded it between Australia and New Zealand.
Nothing can really prepare you for the first time you stand up to speak in the House of Representatives; it’s a special moment, and I was glad to acknowledge my family and the wider Freo community that has shaped me as person.