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  • $387,178 toward sheeting 7.5 kilometres of Bandya Road;
  • $150,000 for CCTV at the Laverton townsite;
  • $100,000 toward renovating the Old coach house at Laverton;
  • $100,000 toward building turning nodes at both ends of the Laverton Airport runway;
  • $80,000 toward installing solar systems on Laverton’s aquatic centre and the old coach house;
  • $103,559 to upgrade the tourist information bay at Beria Road, Laverton.


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.