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  • a $500,000 infrastructure boost in 2021 to replace two netball courts, instal a projector and large screen for community events at Freebairn Recreation Centre, instal of an ablution block and laundry at Kulin’s caravan park, upgrade facilities at Dudinin Sports Club, maintain and upgrade Pingaring Golf Club, upgrade the shire’s aquatic centre;
  • $551,151 toward building the Kulin all ages activity area;
  • $150,000 to upgrade footpaths around the Kulin townsite;
  • $150,000 to upgrade irrigation infrastructure at Kulin Oval;
  • $75,000 for CCTV to improve safety on Johnston Street.


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.