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Ramsay proposes immediate solution to Regional Rail Link woes

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, believes the introduction of additional trains to the Geelong line would more immediately and better serve inter-city commuters, as well as the introduction of additional carriages. More significantly, Mr Ramsay believes these...
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Drysdale Bypass

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has raised concerns in the Victorian Parliament about VicRoads’ preferred option for the Drysdale Bypass. The option is expected to have three intersections with modulated traffic lights which could almost negate the benefit of...
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When farm land and the future collide

Dear Editor Our traditional farm land is under escalating pressure. It is coming from population growth. The metropolitan weight gain is bursting the urban seams.  The peri-urban fringes are ever-hungry for space and are marching for more. But the surging population is not the...
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Great Ocean Road Taskforce needed now

The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is being urged to formulate and activate a Taskforce he promised months ago to support the Great Ocean Road. $1.3 million funding for the Great Ocean Road Taskforce was announced in the May 2017-2018 State Budget. But Member for Western...
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Fishermans Bend a disappointing result for Land 400

I am very disappointed for regional Victoria that Premier Daniel Andrews has chosen Fishermans Bend as Victoria’s preferred site for the $5b contract to build Land 400 armoured vehicles. After much hype and expectation, the Andrews Government has snubbed regional cities like...
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Glenormiston College still not open

Despite declaring to re-open Glenormiston College this year, the Victorian Government has failed its claim and potential students. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the agricultural college is still shut. “Glenormiston still has no students, no teachers, and no hope...
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Minister must support farmers in Ararat rates saga

Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has urged the Minister for Local Government to advise the Ararat Council to drop plans to drastically change it’s rating structure. The Council had voted to remove the farmers’ 55 per cent rate differential, forcing their rates to almost...
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Ministerial intervention needed for Princes Highway West

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has called on Ministerial intervention to end a bitter dispute between landholders in the Birregurra district. The dispute has stopped progress on the $363 million duplication of the Princes Highway West. Mr Ramsay said the Roads...
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Ballarat Basketball deserving of funding

News of $10 million federal funding for Ballarat’s Sport and Events Centre has been welcomed by the Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MP. “I am absolutely delighted that Peter Eddy and his team at Basketball Ballarat have been successful,” Mr Ramsay said. “This...
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Ramsay calls on firefighters to make submissions to inquiry

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, today urged volunteer fire brigades, their members, members’ families and supporters to complete and lodge submissions to a Parliament of Victoria inquiry into their needs, by the close of business this Friday. “The inquiry has...
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