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Breaking barriers for Goldfields youth

The Morrison Government is investing in innovative strategies to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness in the Goldfields from finding and keeping a job. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the Government has committed $45.7 million in new funding to extend two programs dedicated to helping young people with mental illness to…

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MORE THAN $250 MILLION OF REGIONAL ROAD UPGRADES ROLLING OUT ACROSS WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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More than $250 million of road safety upgrades will be rolled out across approximately 4,000 kilometres of regional Western Australian roads by the middle of 2021, reducing the risk of run-off-road crashes and supporting local jobs. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the Federal Government had allocated billions of dollars to road improvements across…

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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 Australian 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.