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Call for Andrews Government to fund long-term rehabilitation facilities in regional Victoria

Thursday, 11 June 2015 Call for Andrews Government to fund long-term rehabilitation facilities in regional Victoria Speaking in Parliament this week, Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay called on Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley to fund long-term rehabilitation...
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Martin Foley needs to listen to families affected by ICE

5 June 2015 Dear Editor Martin Foley needs to listen to families affected by ICE I cannot believe the outburst from State Mental Health Minister Martin Foley in the Geelong Advertiser on Friday, 5 June 2015 where he accuses the National ICE Taskforce of playing politics by coming...
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Farmers forced to share unfair burden of Fire Services Levy

Friday, 5 June 2015 Farmers forced to share unfair burden of Fire Services Levy Victorian Farmers are being forced to share an unfair burden of increases to the Fire Services Levy as the Andrews Government attempts to make up a $65 million shortfall in its budget after bowing to...
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Slashing Small Business Commissioner funding will hurt farmers

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 Slashing Small Business Commissioner funding will hurt farmers Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has rung alarm bells over the Andrews Government slashing the Small Business Commissioners’ 2015/16 Budget by 27 per cent. Mr Ramsay said that many very...
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Regional Victorians hit by Port of Melbourne sale

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 Regional Victorians hit by Port of Melbourne sale Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has raised concerns the Andrews Government foreshadowed sale of the Port of Melbourne lease for 50 years will have significant costs to regional Victoria. Mr Ramsay...
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Neville confused on Bellarine police allocation

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 Neville confused on Bellarine police allocation Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay said that despite the Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville promising to increase police station opening hours on the Bellarine, she does not have the power to do so. Mr...
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Innovation shines in Geelong and on the Bellarine

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 Innovation shines in Geelong and on the Bellarine Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay joined Shadow Minister for Innovation David Southwick this week at Waurn Ponds and on the Bellarine to visit locally owned and operated business. Mr Ramsay said he and...
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Congratulations to Birregurra’s Brae Restaurant

1 June 2015 Dear Editor Congratulations to Birregurra’s Brae Restaurant Congratulations to Brae Restaurant at Birregurra for being recognised as one of the world’s top 100 restaurants. Placed 87th in the world is a fantastic accolade for everyone involved at Brae, particularly...
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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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