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Address: 69A Gheringhap Street, Geelong VIC 3220 Tel: (03) 5222 1941 Fax: (03) 5222

Hi, I’m Simon Ramsay.

Western Victoria is a vast, complex, contrasting and beautiful part of the state. It is our special – and talented – corner of the world.
I am honoured to represent this area, and its people, in the Victorian Parliament.
Please use this website to see some of what I do as your Local Member and feel free to contact me via the methods available in these pages.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Simon Ramsay

Member for Western Victoria


Cutting Payroll Tax in regional Victoria

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay has welcomed the Liberal Nationals announcement to...
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Super trains to help decentralisation

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay welcomed Matthew Guy’s announcement today...
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Passing of Rory’s Law – just in time

A law to enable TAC access for cyclists who hit stationary vehicles on Victorian roads has...
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Letters to the Editor

Low blow – even from Labor Supporter

Dear Editor, Your last edition included a Letter to the Editor from Norm Buckley, a Labor Party...
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Time for a visit

*Response to Editor’s Opinion: ‘Time for a visit’, Casterton Times, 19th...
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Time to review windfarms

I have asked the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, to put on hold all wind farm permits in...
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Lisa Neville – Delivering for Bellarine

It’s her slogan:  Lisa Neville, Delivering for Bellarine. She sure is. But the delivering perhaps isn’t the kind of package you want to find at your front door. Bundled up and tied securely are 12 new taxes with a message card inside to say there are more to come. Great – more...
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Financial responsibility

In 2013, Joe Hockey was sworn in as Treasurer under an Abbott Government and over the next two years the buzz words were debt and deficit. As a nation, we were told to tighten our belts.  The surplus left by the previous hard-working Liberal Government had been gobbled and spat...
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Farm rates and time for change

While each tier of Government hands us a series of taxes, bills and payments, it is possible that Local Government rates rile us most. We know we have to pay them and why.  But they engender a guttural stirring that agitates to our core. Increasingly, it is not just how much we...
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Unions and Labor increase the cost of living

The very cosy relationship between Labor and the Unions is costing Victorians a lot of money. Their symbiosis is based on an ideology that each can make big bucks for the other. In theory, they like to make it sound more akin to a religious experience and delve into the glories...
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Frost damage fallout

About ten weeks ago, Western Victorian farmers woke to devastation. It wasn’t an overnight mouse plague, or a cyclone, brutal hail, floods or fire. Heavy frosts had landed on the region.  Crops wilted and farmers rightfully wailed. The true impact of that devastation is now...
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Appointing two “monitors” to the City of Greater Geelong

“SHE’S GOT HER EYES ON YOU” was the screaming headline on the front page of the Geelong Advertiser yesterday (Wednesday). “She” was the Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins. “You” were the dozen-odd unsuspecting City of Greater Geelong residents who will bravely dare...
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