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Geelong planning authority needed now

Thursday, 28 May 2015 Geelong planning authority needed now Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay this week in Parliament called on Minister for Planning Richard Wynne to provide details of the Andrews Government commitment to create a Geelong planning authority. Mr Ramsay...
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Call for more Ice rehabilitation facilities in western Victoria

Thursday, 28 May 2015 Call for more Ice rehabilitation facilities in western Victoria Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay in Parliament this week has urged the Andrews Government to heed calls for more rehabilitation beds to be made available in Geelong and western Victoria....
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Congratulations to recipients of Active Grants

Thursday, 28 May 2015 Congratulations to recipients of Active Grants Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay today congratulated local sports and active recreation clubs in the Geelong region for being successful in gaining funding as part of the second round of VicHealth’s...
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Land for Barwon Health North

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 Land for Barwon Health North Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay in Parliament this week has called on the Andrews Government to work with the City of Greater Geelong to find a suitable site for the Barwon Health North facility. Mr Ramsay said that...
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ICE – Let’s work on a solution for the Geelong region

26 May 2015 Dear Editor ICE – Let’s work on a solution for the Geelong region Having spent eight months as Chair of a Joint Parliamentary Committee enquiring into the supply and use of methamphetamines, particularly ICE in Victoria, I am well aware of the impact this insidious...
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CFA volunteers must stand firm against United Firefighters Union

25 May 2015 Dear Editor CFA volunteers must stand firm against United Firefighters Union It is very disturbing to read in the United Firefighters Union submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Fiskville that the UFU is imposing its muscle power to take over the boards of the...
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Whole of Government approach needed to tackle ICE use

Thursday, 21 May 2015 OPINION PIECE Whole of Government approach needed to tackle ICE use I congratulate the Geelong Advertiser in its proactive reports on the dangers of the drug Crystal Methamphetamine or ICE as we know it. I am acutely aware of the impact this insidious drug...
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Ballarat Basketball Stadium let down

14 May 2015 Dear Editor Ballarat Basketball Stadium let down I read with disappointment that Ballarat Basketball was not successful in attracting federal funding to complete its new stadium and I am equally disappointed that the Federal Member for Ballarat was not successful in...
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Abbott Government propping up State Labor’s Budget Surplus

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Abbott Government propping up State Labor’s Budget Surplus Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay said the Victorian Budget Papers reveal a $1.15 billion surplus, which is a revised write down from the pre-election Budget update of $2.3 billion announced...
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Warrnambool-Geelong rail line misses out on extra services

Friday, 8 May 2015   Warrnambool-Geelong rail line misses out on extra services Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay in Parliament this week raised concerns about another Andrews Government’s failure in the State Budget in funding any increase in frequency of the...
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