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Two weeks to reveal Convention Centre plans

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, believes the Geelong community is about to be let down by the Andrews Government regarding the proposed Convention Centre. Mr Ramsay said the State Budget will be handed down in two weeks’ time – and the Centre will either not be...
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Ramsay presses Andrews Government to fund Foundation 61

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has written to the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley, seeking annual State Government funding for the 15-bed Foundation 61 men’s drug rehabilitation residential clinic at Mount Duneed in Geelong’s west. “I am seeking your support...
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Federal Government acts on Ice recommendations

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to provide support funding to target local drug action plans through the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. Mr Ramsay is the past Chairman of the Victorian Joint Parliamentary Committee for...
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Geelong residents will remember planning promises

Dear Editor, When Victorian voters go to the polls next year, I hope they remember the promises ‘Only Labor’ made in 2014. If so, they will know that already many of these have been broken. Geelong residents will recall the election antics of then Labor candidate, and now Member...
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Planning changes will change Geelong forever

Three-storey residential development will be forced upon more than 40 per cent of the Greater Geelong landscape under new planning controls recently announced by the Andrews Government. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has told the Victorian Parliament that...
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Ramsay calls on Minister to review quarry recommendation

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MLC, has requested an official investigation into the conduct of the office of Aboriginal Victoria. Mr Ramsay has raised his concerns in the Victorian Parliament and written to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Natalie...
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Ramsay calls for a congestion buster at Barwon Heads

The diabolical traffic congestion in, and around, Barwon Heads has led to demands for the planning of a new bridge across the Barwon River. The Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MP, has urged the Andrews’ Government to prioritise a new second bridge crossing...
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The public price of Labor’s power

Dear Editor I watch this week with great anxiety as the shutdown of the Hazelwood Power Station begins. Its closure will cut 22 per cent of Victoria’s electricity production and one thousand jobs. Already businesses are reporting 30-50 per cent increases in power bills. These are...
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Police Minister should step down

Dear Editor Last week, the crime figures for the past twelve months were released. Across the state, crime was up 10 per on the previous year.  That figure translated to the Geelong region. And these are only the reported crimes. The numbers look a little like this – rates of...
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Ramsay calls for Police Minister to resign

The Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MP, has called for the Victorian Minister for Police to step down. Mr Ramsay has demanded Lisa Neville’s resignation in Parliament today. “Minister Neville is clearly not across her portfolio.  The crime statistics released...
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