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Funding flows for Southwest projects

The Australian Government is continuing to back drought-affected communities, with the Pemberton Mill Hall Restoration Committee and Country Music Club of Boyup Brook to receive a share of more than $1 million in Federal funding under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together program. “The Pemberton Mill Hall Restoration Committee…

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National honour for Denmark landcarer

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson has extended warm congratulations to Denmark resident Basil Schur on taking out the Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award at the National Landcare Awards streamed online from Sydney last night. “Mr Schur has been a leader in landcare for more than 30 years, establishing the Denmark Wetland Centre for community…

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GOLDFIELDS AND DESERT INDIGENOUS RANGERS RECEIVE 7-YEAR COMMITMENT

Four Indigenous ranger services will receive a combined $25.9 million to invest in long-term programs over the next seven years to benefit Western Australia’s Goldfields and desert lands. In the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Indigenous Ranger Program, Ngaanyatjarra Council will receive $13,641,699, Ngadju Conservation Aboriginal Corporation $5,547,341, Goldfields Land and Sea Council Aboriginal…

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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.