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FUNDS TO FLOW TO SOUTHERN FORESTS IRRIGATION SCHEME

The Southern Forest Irrigation Scheme has now been fully funded thanks to a $39.7 million injection by the Morrison Government, according to Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson.   Mr Wilson said he was proud the Morrison Government has delivered such an important water infrastructure project for the Southern Forest food bowl region and will…

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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.