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Cutting Payroll Tax in regional Victoria

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay has welcomed the Liberal Nationals announcement to cut payroll tax for regional Victorian businesses. Mr Ramsay has argued for the tax reduction throughout his eight years in the Victorian Parliament. “While I may be exiting politics, the...
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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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Low blow – even from Labor Supporter

Dear Editor, Your last edition included a Letter to the Editor from Norm Buckley, a Labor Party member. Given that, it is not surprising he chose to personalise the Liberal pledge to spend $1 million to upgrade a very dangerous intersection in Ocean Grove. Locals know how...
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Super trains to help decentralisation

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay welcomed Matthew Guy’s announcement today that a Liberal Nationals government will revolutionise Victoria’s passenger rail network by delivering European-style High Speed Rail right across Victoria. Melbourne’s population squeeze...
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Time for a visit

*Response to Editor’s Opinion: ‘Time for a visit’, Casterton Times, 19th September 2018 Dear Editor, I read the opinion piece in your paper this week, ‘Time for a visit’. In short, it spoke about the lack of political representation in Western Victoria, or at...
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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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Passing of Rory’s Law – just in time

A law to enable TAC access for cyclists who hit stationary vehicles on Victorian roads has passed the State Parliament on its last sitting day of the 58th Parliamentary term. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, was a strong supporter of what has become known as Rory’s Law....
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Ramsay support for students to have a voice on radio

A Liberal Government will grow the next generation of broadcast journalists with a four-year investment in the successful Student Youth Network (SYN), if elected in November. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the Student Youth Network was an opportunity for young...
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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 south-west Victoria. I have done this – not to inhibit the state’s responsibility to support renewable energy – but to enable a comprehensive review of the impacts of wind farms...
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