Marine Reserves review benefits Great Southern
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP says the final report on the Government’s review of Commonwealth Marine Reserves has delivered overwhelming benefits for the Great Southern. The majority of the changes proposed by the independent Bioregional Advisory Panel for the Bremer CMR have been adopted in the new management pla...
Trans-Pacific Partnership to be signed this week
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP says Australia’s agricultural industry will have unprecedented access to international markets when the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) comes into effect. Mr Wilson said the deal, expected to be signed by member nations in Chile on Thursday...
Trans-Pacific Partnership Free-Trade Agreement
Next month, on March 8, 11 countries will come together to sign one of the most significant free-trade agreements in global history – the Trans-Pacific Partnership. It may go relatively unnoticed in today’s frenetic news cycle, but this is an historic achievement for our nation. It reinforces this Government&...
Bremer CMR Scallop Trawling
It's disappointing that the full extent of my consultation with the Bremer Bay community was misrepresented in recent media coverage regarding scallop trawling in the Commonwealth Marine Reserve. On behalf of my constituents, I’ve asked the Minister for Environment, Josh Frydenberg, to remove the proposed scallop tr...
Cashless Debit Card
After a very long and hard-fought campaign, the Australian Senate has approved a trial of the Cashless Debit Card in the Goldfields. Months of uncertainty have ended and now, with the endorsement of both houses of Parliament, we can get to work and start introducing this card within a matter of weeks. I believe we’...
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has requested that a scallop trawl zone, earmarked for inclusion in a revised Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve, be removed from the final management plans. Mr Wilson said despite the Bioregional Advisory Panel and an Expert Scientific report advising in Septembe...
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