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State commitment questioned on Albany ring road

Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has questioned the State Government’s commitment to the Albany Ring Road project, with a formal business case yet to be submitted to Infrastructure Australia.   Despite billions of dollars of infrastructure funding announced for Western Australia today, the Ring Road was unable to be considered.   A review by…

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$160 million for the Outback Way

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP says the Turnbull Government has reaffirmed its commitment to regional Australia with the announcement of an additional $160 million to seal the Outback Way.   Today’s commitment takes the Coalition’s total investment in the Outback Way to $330 million, demonstrating the Government is serious in its support for…

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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.