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Budget great for O’Connor

This week’s Federal Budget will be fantastic for the O’Connor electorate of Rick Wilson MP, with almost 60,000 taxpayers on low and middle incomes getting relief and Western Australia clawing back a further $2.115 billion in GST revenue. Mr Wilson’s electorate takes in much of Western Australia, from the Goldfields-Esperance region, through the Wheatbelt and…

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MORE than half a million dollars is being invested into four remote airstrips in the Goldfields thanks to the Morrison Government’s latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said the upgrades will help local communities maintain access to essential goods and services. The four projects for O’Connor include:…

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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 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.