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  • $2.1 million toward upgrading Jerramungup swimming pool;
  • a million-dollar infrastructure boost in 2021 to upgrade the Boxwood Hill community dam and Gairdner community dam, instal a swipe card system to access water from the Bremer Bay stand pipe and upgrade the Needilup Community Facility and Gairdner Community Hall;
  • $582,985 toward upgrading the facilities at Boxwood Hill Combined Sports Club;
  • $214,677 toward construction of a new boar ramp and jetty at Fishery Beach, Bremer Bay;
  • $108,661 to reseal Wellstead Road;
  • $19,715 for the Fitzgerald Biosphere Group’s Growing Fitzgerald Biosphere regional capacity and capability project;
  • $19,836 for the Fitzgerald Biosphere Group’s Mapping the Gaps, Planning for Growth project


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.