Thank you O’Connor

On Saturday a miracle occurred, and we know the Morrison Government will be a majority Coalition Government for three more years. Here in O’Connor, the voters have honoured me with a third term representing them in Canberra. Thank you is not a strong enough phrase to convey the depth of my feelings right now, but it…

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Wilson secures $140 million for Albany Ring Road

The Albany Ring Road has secured a $140 million commitment from the Federal Government. Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson said he was proud to deliver the most important project for Albany since he was elected in 2013.   “This has been identified by the City of Albany as the most important piece of infrastructure…

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LIVE EXPORT ROADSHOW – find a meeting near you!

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson is organising a roadshow through towns in the Great Southern and Wheatbelt to discuss the live trade industry with regional communities.   “The future of the live animal export trade is under grave threat. Around 1.5 million sheep are exported from Western Australia every year, with the vast majority…

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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 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.