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  • $226,756 for flood mitigation at the Gamble Street/Railway Terrace intersection;
  • $219,677 to improve Youngs Road;
  • $86,000 to improve tourism promotion at Woodanilling’s heritage and tourism areal
  • $45,000 to paint and improve community facilities around the Woodanilling railway station building;
  • $26,800 to provide CCTV at various sites in Woodanilling;
  • $14,000 to improve access to Woodanilling Town Hall;
  • $9000 for signs in the heritage area of the Woodanilling town site.


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.