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Andrews Government hides huge increase in Fire Services Levy

The Andrews Government needs to be honest with the Victorian public and reveal how much it intends to increase the Fire Services Levy (FSL). The Levy is expected to skyrocket next year when a two-year cap is lifted. “The Andrews Government is being very sneaky by having this cap...
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Burgeoning public service costs taxpayers

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay has voted against Labor legislation to create more layers of public service administration and public servants. Even before this legislation, Mr Ramsay said last week’s Victorian budget showed that the public service has bloated...
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Disappointment in financial institutions

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has urged the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to have more courage and will to prosecute rogue financial institutions. Mr Ramsay has told the Victorian Parliament that his family is among the many impacted...
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Ocean Grove’s death trap intersection

The Victorian Roads Minister has been questioned over what he is doing about a dangerous Ocean Grove intersection that some are now calling a ‘death trap’. The Presidents Avenue and Orton Street intersection is one of the town’s busiest, providing access to the town centre and...
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Rorting Geelong Minister questioned in Parliament

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has used Question Time in State Parliament to ask questions of the Corrections Minister, Gayle Tierney, about her involvement in the Labor Red Shirts rorts scandal. Mr Ramsay asked the Minister, and Member for Western Victoria,...
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Disappointing budget for Geelong

The 2018-19 Victorian State Budget for the Geelong region proves that the Andrews Labor Government has been reckless with the regions and ruthless with voters’ wallets. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the budget was a contemptable document that simply...
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Budget for City Deal projects urges Ramsay

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay MP calls on both the state and federal governments to place key City Deal projects in their respective budgets. Mr Ramsay said over the next few weeks both state and federal governments will be finalising their budgets and given it will...
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Liberals to bring back the Country Roads and Bridges Program

Liberal Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay MP said he’s delighted to announce today that a Guy government has committed to returning the $160 million Country Roads and Bridges Program if elected to government in November. “This vital funding will help to fix our country...
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State must step up and fund Geelong Infrastructure

An inability to look beyond their own rorts, deals with union mates and the distraction of inner-city Green seats has resulted in a total neglect of regional Victoria’s infrastructure by the Andrews Government. All of Victoria’s major construction works are in Melbourne. Liberal...
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Drysdale Water Safety Centre needs to happen

Liberal Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has called on the Andrews Government to investigate constructing a Water Safety Centre at the sports precinct at Drysdale. Mr Ramsay has had discussion with the community on the Bellarine and is seeking support through a petition...
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