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Roaring 20’s Blue Ribbon Ball

Dear Editor I was delighted to attend the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation & Geelong Combined Emergency Services ‘Roaring 20’s Blue Ribbon Ball’ last Saturday night at Rydges Geelong. Now in its eleventh year, the event’s theme this year saw hundreds of people dressed...
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Hospital jobs raise questions about Barwon staffing

The Victorian Government’s immediate appointment of staff from the disappointing closure of the Geelong Private Hospital has raised questions about the legitimacy of those jobs. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said Labor has promised the 117 nurses, allied...
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Time up for Geelong Council Monitors

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, believes the time is up for the Victorian Government’s appointed Monitors overseeing the City of Greater Geelong. The monitors, Jude Munro and Peter Dorling, were appointed by the Andrews Government to observe the newly-elected...
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Nothing wrong with Thomas the Tank Engine

Dear Editor, It would seem that Victoria’s education agenda is all about gender.  Or more accurately no gender.  The agenda is no gender at all. This week, we woke to news that the left-wing social police are rummaging through schools, kindergartens and public libraries to remove...
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Flying Squads to support growth in Western Victoria

Western Victorian Councils will be better supported to plan the future growth of our community under an elected Liberal Nationals government, Simon Ramsay, Member for Western Victoria has said. Mr Ramsay said an elected Liberal Nationals government will take the pressure off...
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Labor a long way from delivering City Deal

Despite gloating about its funding for the Geelong Convention Centre, the Andrews Government is well-short of making the project happen. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said Labor has committed some funding to the Geelong City Deal with no detail about which...
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Andrews Government hides huge increase in Fire Services Levy

The Andrews Government needs to be honest with the Victorian public and reveal how much it intends to increase the Fire Services Levy (FSL). The Levy is expected to skyrocket next year when a two-year cap is lifted. “The Andrews Government is being very sneaky by having this cap...
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Burgeoning public service costs taxpayers

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay has voted against Labor legislation to create more layers of public service administration and public servants. Even before this legislation, Mr Ramsay said last week’s Victorian budget showed that the public service has bloated...
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Disappointment in financial institutions

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has urged the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to have more courage and will to prosecute rogue financial institutions. Mr Ramsay has told the Victorian Parliament that his family is among the many impacted...
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Ocean Grove’s death trap intersection

The Victorian Roads Minister has been questioned over what he is doing about a dangerous Ocean Grove intersection that some are now calling a ‘death trap’. The Presidents Avenue and Orton Street intersection is one of the town’s busiest, providing access to the town centre and...
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