Mr Rick Wilson MP

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Member for O'Connor, Western Australia

Positions
Chair of Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

345 Hannan Street
Kalgoorlie, WA, 6430

Postal address

PO Box 10415
Kalgoorlie, WA, 6430

Telephone:
(08) 9021 2044
Fax:
(08) 9021 2033

Electorate Office 2

Shop 5, The Link Shopping Centre
St Emilie Way
Albany, WA, 6330

Postal address

PO Box 5077
Albany, WA, 6330

Telephone:
(08) 9842 2777
Fax:
(08) 9842 2577

Electorate Office 3

Units 11 & 12, Esperance Business Centre
75-79 Dempster Street
Esperance, WA, 6450

Postal address

PO Box 652
Esperance, WA, 6450

Telephone:
(08) 9071 4846

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4101
Fax:
(02) 6277 2073

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for O'Connor, Western Australia, 2013. Re-elected 2016 and 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 4.7.2019; Public Works from 4.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Trade and Investment Growth from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Agriculture and Water Resources from 14.9.2016 (Chair from 3.10.2016); Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Communications and the Arts from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Environment and Energy from 4.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Australia from 17.9.2019.
Party positions
  • President of the Liberal Party Katanning Branch.
  • Treasurer of the Liberal Party O'Connor Division.
  • President of the Liberal Party O'Connor Division.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Rural Policy Committee.
Personal
  • Born 2.1.1966, Katanning, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BBus(Ag) (Curtin University)
  • Self-employed farmer 1990-2013
  • Vice-Chairman, Pastoralists and Graziers Association Grains Committee 2000-08
  • Chairman, Pastoralists and Graziers Association Grains Committee 2008-11
Electorate
  • Description: O'Connor
  • Location: south-east Western Australia; it includes the Cities of Albany and Kalgoorlie-Boulder, and the Shires of Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Collie, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Denmark, Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Laverton, Manjimup, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wandering and Williams.
  • Area: 868,576 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 101,778 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: agriculture, fishing, forestry, aquaculture, mining and tourism.