Response to State Budget
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP says that Mark McGowan has betrayed the Goldfields with his first Budget, breaking what could only be described as a promise to the region. Mr Wilson said the State Government’s move to increase gold royalties was an appalling about-face, given Mr McGowan personally said in 2015 that t...
Cashless Welfare Card
There have been some media reports suggesting the Government has made the decision to introduce the cashless welfare card to the Goldfields region. We haven’t quite reached that point, but I’m extremely optimistic that we’ll get the final approval to implement the program within the next month. There ar...
Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Great Southern and Wheatbelt
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has announced the Great Southern and Wheatbelt regions will receive more than $10 million through the first round of the Building Better Regions Fund. At the centre of the successful projects in O’Connor is a $10 million grant for a regional h...
Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - South West
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has announced two projects in the South West will receive grants under the first round of the Building Better Regions Fund. The Shire of Manjimup will receive $2,677,725 for the South West Energy Experience, part of the revitalisation...
Building Better Regions Fund grants announced - Goldfields-Esperance
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP is pleased to announce the Shire of Dundas will receive nearly $450,000 from the Federal Government to develop the Norseman Cultural, Visitor and Community Precinct. The Shire has been successful in an application for a grant through the Building Better Regions Fu...
Final round of public consultation on Commonwealth Marine Reserves now open
Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP is encouraging people in the Great Southern to lodge submissions regarding the draft plans for the Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve, with the final round of public consultation now under way. Pictured here is Rick speaking with Nathan McQuoid and Meredith Spencer. The draft plan for the Br...
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