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Archive for February 2016

Signing of TPP a significant milestone for agriculture and food exporters

Today’s signing of the agreed text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the next step forward towards advancing opportunities for Australian agriculture and food exporters in a landmark regional trade agreement covering some of the world’s largest economies.   Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP said the gains solidified today could drive stronger profits…

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Sharing ideas, encouraging innovation and realising the potential of WA

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson today welcomed the announcement of nationwide community consultations which will inform the Australian Government’s new regional development policy.   Mr Wilson said regional Australia is at the forefront of Australia’s productivity and prosperity.   “Our region in particular produces and exports some of the world’s best minerals, wine, wool…

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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.