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John Wilson

John Wilson is a pensioner. He grew up on farms and then in an orphanage in World War II. John faced adversity, educated himself, built and owned a farm. He built an engineering business based on invention, problem solving as well as the usual farm engineering work and also building and construction using steelwork. Later, selling the farm and engineering business he bought into a manufacturing business where he developed oil burning systems to re-cycle waste oil. John was involved in working with youth and developed training and employment programs for the Victorian Government. Later he became a public servant working in Industry Relations and Industry Training until retirement. Since then he has worked as a volunteer advocate within the community in areas of the environment, public health issues, addressing corruption and many other issues.

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