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NBN milestone reached in the Great Southern

6/6/2018

The Great Southern is another step closer to becoming fully connected to the National Broadband Network after the fixed wireless tower at Elleker (250 premises) came online and construction commenced on the Millbrook tower last week. The semi-rural Albany suburbs will experience the NBN via fixed wireless technology which off...


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New funding for Manjimup’s drug team

6/6/2018

FEDERAL Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson is pleased to announce that the Southern Forests Alcohol and Other Drugs Action Committee (SFAODAC) have received a grant of $10,000 to help combat drug-related issues in the community. The funding has been made available through the Australian Government’s Local Drug Action...


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Delivering Safer Communities in Manjimup

28/5/2018

Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson is pleased to announce the Federal Government will provide $307,085 to the Shire of Manjimup for a town centre safety enhancement project. The funding has been committed under Round 2 of the Coalition’s $40 million Safer Communities Fund. Mr Wilson said the Shire of Manjimup ...


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Funding supports early education in O'Connor

14/5/2018

Families in O’Connor will receive more support to access early childhood education and care, backed by new funding from the Turnbull Government that seeks to address challenges in regional areas. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP said 29 child care and early learning services across his electorate would share i...


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Ban on live exports a step too far

3/5/2018

We need to be extremely careful about how we, as a nation, respond to the distressing incident that occurred on the Awassi Express last August. Any proposal to shut down part or whole of Australia’s live export trade is a totally disproportionate response in the context of an industry that, the majority of the time, operates ...


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Superfast Broadband in Kalgoorlie

1/5/2018

Superfast broadband is now available in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, with construction of the nbn complete and the service available to 14,100 homes and businesses. Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP said it was a major milestone for Kalgoorlie-Boulder, as the nbn offered a new era of opportunity for the city. Homes and bus...


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Upgrades complete at Plaza Medical 6/4/2018
Black Spot Funding Esperance 6/4/2018
Marine Reserves review benefits Great Southern 21/3/2018
Trans-Pacific Partnership to be signed this week 6/3/2018
Trans-Pacific Partnership Free-Trade Agreement 27/2/2018
Bremer CMR Scallop Trawling 22/2/2018
Cashless Debit Card 14/2/2018
Scallop Trawling 5/2/2018
Cashless Debit Card - Frequently Asked Questions 23/1/2018
Reverse regional education cuts 11/1/2018

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