WILSON, Joshua (Josh) HamiltonBiography for WILSON, Joshua (Josh) Hamilton

Member for Fremantle (WA)

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Fremantle, Western Australia, 2016.


Committee Service

Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.16; National Broadband Network from 10.10.16.


Personal

Born 5.6.1972, London, England.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

MA (Hons) (Uni. Melb.).

BA (Hons) (UWA).

Freelance photojournalist, 1995-2009.

Paralegal, Phillips Fox, 1996-98.

Paralegal, Blake Dawson Waldron, 1998-2004.

Media Advisor, Hon. Carmen Lawrence, 2004-07.

Associate Lecturer, Curtin University, 2001-09.

Chief of Staff, Hon. Melissa Parke MP, 2007-16.


Local Government Service

Councillor, City of Fremantle, 2009-16.

Deputy Mayor, City of Fremantle, 2009-16


Electorate

Description: inner metropolitan.

Location: south-west of Perth; it includes the Cities of Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville (part); the town of East Fremantle; and the suburbs of Atwell, Aubin Grove, Banjup, Beaconsfield, Beeliar, Bibra Lake, Coolbellup, Coogee, Cockburn Central, East Fremantle, Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, Hammond Park, Henderson, Hilton, Jandakot, Kardinya (part), Leeming (part), Munster, North Coogee, North Fremantle, North Lake, O'Connor, Palmyra, Samson, South Fremantle, South Lake, Spearwood, Success, Wattleup, White Gum Valley and Yangebup.

Area: 196 sq km.

Electors enrolled: 99 550 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: retail, commercial, manufacturing, medical, education, professional services, hospitality, tourism and fishing.

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