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Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Dear Editor, I write to sincerely congratulate the organisers of the inaugural Vinnies CEO Sleepout held in Geelong on Thursday 28thJune. I was invited – and possibly even self-challenged to participate. I did so with an open mind and humble heart. Today I am delighted to...
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Farmers’ Market Support Program to return under Liberal Nationals

Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has welcomed a $2 million pledge of support for Victorian farmers’ markets and small food producers if a Liberal Nationals government is elected in November. Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh recently announced that a Liberal...
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Unions and Labor increase the cost of living

The very cosy relationship between Labor and the Unions is costing Victorians a lot of money. Their symbiosis is based on an ideology that each can make big bucks for the other. In theory, they like to make it sound more akin to a religious experience and delve into the glories...
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Alcoa/Anglesea land use – release the report urges Ramsay

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MP last night in Parliament called for the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne to investigate when the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will make public the Anglesea Futures: Land Use Plan. Mr Ramsay recently...
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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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