New GST measures for online retailers


Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP says the Government has introduced laws that will help level the playing field for regional businesses, with offshore retailers required to apply the GST on products that cost under $1000 from July 1, 2018.   The Government secured the passage of legislation on Wedn...

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National Landcare Programme Grants


Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has announced two projects in his electorate will share in more than $350,000 in funding under the National Landcare Programme. Mr Wilson said the Coalition would commit $200,000 for the protection of four species of plants, including the Matchstick Banksia, which is found exclusively in the...

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Threatened Species Recovery Fund


Community organisations in O’Connor that work to protect our native species can now apply for support for their efforts under the Federal Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund. Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP said the fund, which supports community projects that can help meet the targets and objectives ...

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Geegeelup Funding Announcement


Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP is pleased to announce Geegeelup Village Hostel in Bridgetown will receive more than $8 million of Federal Government funding, paving the way for a major expansion of the aged care facility. Mr Wilson said the hostel would receive a capital grant of $7.4 million under 2016-17 Aged Care Appro...

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Men's Shed Grants


Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has announced several Men’s Sheds across his electorate will receive grants from the Federal Government. Mr Wilson said five groups in O’Connor were successful under the latest round of the National Shed Development Programme, designed to assist the efforts of local men’s s...

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MP supports technology to tackle feral pigs


New technology to tackle feral pigs in Manjimup and Northcliffe has been funded by the Federal Government. Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said animals and weeds cost farmers about $4 billion a year in livestock losses, disease transmission and controls and weed management costs. A program to develop aerially deplo...

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Greater access to mental health services for veterans 15/5/2017
NDRRA Day Labour exemption granted for WA 9/5/2017
Work set to begin to improve safety in Kalgoorlie CBD 5/5/2017
Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements 4/5/2017
Native title recognised over Tjiwarl Country 27/4/2017
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Local Drug Action Group receives additional Federal Government Support 3/4/2017
Kate Fielding 29/3/2017
Regional Voices added to ABC Board 8/3/2017
WA Floods 22/2/2017

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