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Union picket hurts Victorian agriculture

A union picket at the Port of Melbourne is causing millions of dollars’ worth of prime agricultural product to rot and waste. Member for Western Victoria and Shadow Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Simon Ramsay, has called on the Premier, Daniel Andrews, to talk to his...
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Ramsay to fight Labor’s big-budget go-slow tunnel

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, says the Andrews Government’s West Gate Tunnel project will put more pressure on Geelong motorists and train users. Mr Ramsay said Labor’s plan represents another massive cost blowout, a post-election change of plan and slower travel...
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Point Lonsdale swimmers put at risk by Andrews Government

Swimmers on Point Lonsdale’s back beach are increasingly at risk as the Andrews Government continues to ignore their safety and the local Surf Life Saving Club facilities. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, told the Victorian Parliament last week that the Point Lonsdale...
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All talk – no hospital – for Barwon Health North

The Andrews Government has failed the Geelong North community by breaking yet another promise to the community. In 2015, the Andrews Government Health Minister, Jill Hennessy said the new $33 million Barwon Health North facility will be built at Norlane by 2017. Ms Hennessy said...
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Ramsay seeks funding commitment for South-West Coast rehab

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay yesterday raised a questioned in Parliament to the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley, as to whether he would commit $600,000 of capital funding for a rehabilitation centre in Warrnambool. The $600,000 of capital funding...
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Ramsay committed to palliative care promises

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, began his tour of palliative care facilities in Western Victoria today, where he is looking at the needs of rural and regional palliative care services. The first stop on his tour of Western Victoria’s palliative care services...
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Ramsay calls for treasurer to investigate port charges increase

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, raised an adjournment matter with the Treasurer of Victoria, The Hon. Tim Pallas in Parliament this week. Mr Ramsay questioned why DP World Australia, the new owners of the Port of Melbourne, was able to raise their...
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Ramsay runs Geelong

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, will once again participate in the annual Cotton On Run Geelong fun run. The fun run now in its eighth year has raised $5.4 million for kids’ health since 2009. “I’m thrilled to be participating in my sixth Run Geelong,” said Mr...
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Ramsay calls for update on the Geelong Convention Centre

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, raised the issue of the Geelong Convention Centre in Parliament last night. Mr Ramsay directed a question to the Minister for Regional Development, the Hon. Jaala Pulford, asking when the Andrews Government would announce the...
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Labor’s diesel disaster

The Victorian Labor Government’s decision to install diesel generators to provide the state power is proof it’s closure of the Hazelwood Power Station was wrong. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the diesel decision is flawed in many ways “Here we have a Government...
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