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Virtuous circle of initiative in WA's south

Posted by · May 06, 2024 1:34 PM

Six organisations around the state’s south have secured grants to deliver important community projects in the O’Connor electorate of Rick Wilson MP.

Marine park survey launched

Posted by · May 03, 2024 10:30 AM

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has stepped into the community consultation breach created by WA Labor over the controversial South Coast Marine Park...

Labor's decisions keep hurting farmers

Posted by · April 19, 2024 6:52 PM

Federal Labor should drop its absurd threat to Australia’s live sheep export industry to provide immediate respite and certainty for our farmers.

Labor's Slowing Regions program

Posted by · April 19, 2024 4:46 PM

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has written to 11 local government authorities from his electorate that have applied for Labor’s so-called Growing Regions...

Growing regions' frustration

Posted by · April 15, 2024 12:46 PM

The Albanese Government continues to starve regional Western Australia of economic and community development funding with its failure to deliver on grants programs promised to...

New university hub for Katanning

Posted by · March 25, 2024 2:17 PM

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has welcomed today’s announcement that a new regional university study hub will be funded in his home town...

Wilson deposits bank closures submission

Posted by · March 05, 2024 2:35 PM

Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP has lodged a submission to the Senate inquiry into bank closures in regional Australia that relays concerns felt...

Communication breakdown on Heritage Act

Posted by · June 13, 2023 3:11 PM

Concerned Western Australians are being turned away from information sessions for the soon-to-be-proclaimed Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021, prompting the Federal Member for O’Connor to urge WA...

Roads funding in the firing line

Posted by · May 24, 2023 3:30 PM

The Albanese Government is now threatening thousands more infrastructure projects by taking aim at a raft of longstanding local road programs.

Roads and infrastructure program axed

Posted by · May 17, 2023 3:36 PM

Ratepayers will pay more for local services, and councils will build less community infrastructure, following the Albanese Government’s decision to cut funding for local government...