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FARMERS in O’Connor will have access to practical support to cope with drought after the Federal Government committed another $50 million for the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the rebate could be used to drill new bores, desilt dams and provide more piping for livestock producers and…

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The Western Australian economy will be boosted, roads will be safer and thousands of jobs created, with a $1.1 billion investment into transport infrastructure from the Federal Government as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery plan. The latest funding injection builds on a series of statewide infrastructure investments from the Commonwealth in responding to the…

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The Western Australian economy will be boosted, roads will be safer and thousands of jobs created, with a $1.1 billion investment into transport infrastructure from the Federal Government as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery plan. The latest funding injection builds on a series of statewide infrastructure investments from the Commonwealth in responding to the…

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Businesses in Albany will be able to order high-speed fibre broadband as NBN Co rolls out new Business Fibre Zones, which will help boost economic growth and productivity. NBN Co’s Business Fibre Initiative is part of a $700 million package to transform the accessibility and affordability of business-grade fibre. Under the new initiative announced by…

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SEVEN projects across O’Connor will receive a share of more than $290 million in Federal Government funding under round five of the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and round seven of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the timing couldn’t be better to see funding flow to…

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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.