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BOOSTING MOBILE COVERAGE IN CASCADE

The agricultural community of Cascade in the Shire of Esperance is set to get improved mobile coverage thanks to Round 5A of the Australian Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson is thrilled that a mobile black spot at Cascade is set to be addressed under this round of the…

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An extra $2.41 million to provide critical child care services in O’Connor

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson says an additional $2,410,086 to support vital child care services in O’Connor will help meet the crucial needs of local families. Six services in the Southern Forest region will receive funding through the Morrison Government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF). Mr Wilson said the CCCF helps improve access to…

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DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR STORM-AFFECTED ALBANY, DENMARK AND PLANTAGENET

Disaster recovery assistance has now been made available to the City of Albany, Shire of Denmark and Shire of Plantagenet in Western Australia’s Great Southern region following severe rains, wind and flooding in June. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements. The assistance comes in the wake of a…

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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.