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Ramsay calls for more investment into Geelong

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, yesterday called on the Andrews Government to provide Avalon International Airport with a complimentary rail link. AirAsia’s announcement that it will leave Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport in favour of Geelong further...
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Andrews Government refuses to release Geelong Convention Centre business case

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, in parliament today called for the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, to release the business case for the Geelong Convention Centre. As a supplementary question, Mr Ramsay requested that documents in the land swap...
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Power outages predictable, pricey and preventable

Tens of thousands of Victorians have gone without power in the last 24 hours. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the power outages were predictable, pricey and preventable. “That Victorians have experienced power outages is not surprising given stresses put on the...
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Better bike links AND community engagement

Dear Editor, As the Member for Western Victoria, I call on Geelong City Hall to host a meeting of affected parties, residences and retailers, to hear community concerns about the Building Better Bike Connections Southern Link Cycling Route. It is a matter of urgency. As a keen...
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Cadel event draws attention to cycling safety

This weekend’s Cadel Evans Road Race along the Great Ocean Road has put the spotlight on cycling safety in the region. While hundreds of elite cyclists are here for a few days, the Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said every day is a matter for improving the safety of...
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Ramsay calls on Roads not Ropes

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has slammed the Andrews Government’s decision to take out full-page ads while Western Victorian roads are falling to bits. The ads, defending the excessive spending with the installation of wire cable barriers would be better...
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Frost damage fallout

About ten weeks ago, Western Victorian farmers woke to devastation. It wasn’t an overnight mouse plague, or a cyclone, brutal hail, floods or fire. Heavy frosts had landed on the region.  Crops wilted and farmers rightfully wailed. The true impact of that devastation is now...
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Australia Day

Dear Editor Australia Day January 26th is a day of unification for all Australians. It is a day to recognize and take pride in the way the nation has matured.  It celebrates new migrants and our commitment to the history, and future, of Australia’s Indigenous people. Like...
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Consequences and the Minister

I have a calendar on my desk with a new saying for every day. A recent one said “Study the consequences all the time”. It’s a good one.  But there was one word that stood out – consequences. It made me think what that word meant to a young farm boy, decades ago. Certainly, if I...
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Ocean Grove SLSC and Barwon Heads second bridge crossing

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has called on the Victorian Government to direct VicRoads to investigate a second bridge option for Barwon Heads. “It is a matter of urgency given traffic delays, congestion and traffic accidents that have happened during, and because...
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