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Geelong to benefit from BAE Land 400 decision

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, last week made a site visit to Marand, one of companies that will gain contracts in Victoria should BAE win the Land 400 Federal Defence contract. The decision on the $5 billion deal due soon. Mr Ramsay spoke to the Victorian Parliament...
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Improving regional rail

The Victorian Coalition plan to invest heavily in upgrading regional rail is a win for country Victorians who have been forgotten by the Andrews Government. The Liberal Nationals have announced they will spend $633 million to replace the ageing diesel-hauled train fleet with...
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Batesford bypass

Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, I attended a meeting to discuss plans being prepared for the duplication of the Midland Highway from Geelong to Bannockburn. Currently, the route preferred by VicRoads is a duplication of the current road through the centre of Batesford. That...
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Labor to change the face of Anzac and other war remembrances

The Victorian Government could effectively stop firing parties taking part in war remembrance services such as those for Anzac Day and Remembrance Day. Proposed fee changes under the current Firearms Regulation Review could result in volunteer groups that provide such services on...
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Minister decides poultry outcome before consultation

The Victorian Minister for Agriculture has been questioned over why her she stated her position on the future of commercial egg production prior to the conclusion of community consultation. Up until Saturday, Animal Health Australia was accepting public submissions as it develops...
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Roadside rubbish collections and trash talk

Struggling Victorian councils facing spiralling waste collection costs should be helped by the Andrews Government. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, today told the State Parliament that the Premier is holding onto half a billion dollars of land fill levies. “The...
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Andrews stalling on vital projects

Important Geelong road and rail projects are deliberately being held up in an act to enable a pre-election splurge by the Andrews Government. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has condemned the Premier, Daniel Andrews, for delaying $3 billion worth of projects. “This is...
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Port of Melbourne proceeds

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has condemned today’s revelation that Premier, Daniel Andrews, has broken another promise to regional Victoria. The Premier has failed to invest 10 per cent of the $9.7 Billion from the lease of the Port of Melbourne into new transport...
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Ramsay supports international tourist driver’s program

In parliament last week, Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, supported a call for better education programs for international drivers on Victoria’s roads. Following claims that overseas drivers are the greatest hazard on the Great Ocean Road Mr Ramsay has supported...
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Ramsay calls on Minister for Agriculture to ensure safety of Lara community

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford, to ensure the residents of Lara are not adversely affected by a proposed 4,500-goat farm in their community. The 90-hectare farm and processing facility plans to hold...
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