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  • $5,110,769 to assist the Spinifex Rangers’ work on country;
  • $1,479,500 to assist the Spinifex Arts project;
  • $200,000 to build a new road into Marmion Village;
  • $97,445 to build a playground at Tjuntjuntjara Community;
  • $77,108 to improve lighting at the Tjuntjuntjara airstrip;
  • $70,000 for CCTV at Tjuntjuntjara community;
  • $18,633 for upgrades to Menzies sporting oval.


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.