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Cuts to deeming rates a cash boost for more than 1 million Australians

More than 6100 people in O’Connor will benefit from a multi-million dollar boost across the next four years following the Morrison Government’s decision to cut deeming rates. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the decision will take effect from September in line with the regular indexation of the pension and will be backdated to…

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Small and family businesses in O’Connor will now receive payment for government contracts under $1 million in 20 days. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the Morrison Government is backing the 3.4 million small and family businesses that underpin Australia’s economy by ensuring they get paid on time, boosting their cash flow and helping…

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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.