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Archive for December 2014

More than 170 new aged care places in Albany

More than 170 new aged care places will be delivered in Albany, worth an estimated $10 million, following the conclusion of the 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR).   Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the additional places would help meet demand for quality aged care services in our community.   “This highly competitive…

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New sustainable waterfront for Esperance

RESIDENTS are excited that the long awaited redeveloped Esperance Waterfront is now complete.   Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the Australian Government’s contribution focussed on the construction and installation of sustainable infrastructure between the Seawall and the Esplanade.   “Nearly 60 jobs were created during the project construction, stimulating the local economy.  …

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MEET RICK

I was inspired to run for Parliament following my involvement in a decade-long campaign to deregulate the wheat industry, which brought about the end of the Australia Wheat Board’s monopoly.

“I stand proudly for the Liberal philosophy of free markets, vigorous competition, small government and individual responsibility. These are the principles that guide me in my life and in this place. My track record in public life shows clearly that I am prepared to stand up for those principles.”

“To the electors of O'Connor, I reiterate the commitment that I have made to work tirelessly on your behalf, to always be frank and honest about the challenges we face, and to work cooperatively and collaboratively to improve the lives of the people who live in the greatest part of the greatest nation on earth”

– Rick Wilson MP Maiden Speech.