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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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Destination Queenscliff disappointment

The State Government has been questioned in the Victorian Parliament about why it redirected $2.5M of $3.1M committed funding away from the Destination Queenscliff project. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, asked the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala...
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Time for rates change

The Minister for Local Government has been asked to commit to a full review of the local council rating system in Victoria. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, made the request in Parliament yesterday, a view consistent with the Opposition’s pledge to undertake a...
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Supporting Cr Stephanie Asher

Dear Editor I strongly support Councillor Stephanie Asher in her decision to nominate as a Liberal candidate for Western Victoria Region. Cr Asher as well as being a City of Greater Geelong Councillor is active in many other leadership roles across Victoria and has been hugely...
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Liberal Nationals security pledge

Liberal Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay applauded the Opposition Leader Matthew Guy’s announcement yesterday of a $24 million boost to security through CCTV cameras, lights and fences if elected in November. Mr Ramsay now calls on the Borough of Queenscliffe, City of...
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