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Need for bike light legislation

The increasing concern about cyclist safety on local and tourist roads has resulted in a request for mandatory fitting of lights on bikes. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has asked the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Luke Donnellan, to introduce such legislation to...
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Ramsay calls for investigation into gift card scam

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay last night called on the Minister for Consumer Affairs to investigate if Woolworths had breached the Code of Advertising and Promotion Conduct for an apparent scam that promises a $2,000 gift card from Woolworths. Mr Ramsay...
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Ramsay calls on Minister for Police to act on dock dispute

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has placed pressure on the government when he questioned if the Minister for Police, Lisa Neville would move to stop picketers from breaking the law at Webb Dock. The issue, which Mr Ramsay raised in Parliament today highlighted...
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More tourists, more locals, more police please

More tourists, more locals, more traffic and more crime are demanding a greater police presence in the Geelong and Bellarine regions. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said the Police Minister and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville needs to act quickly. “While Geelong has...
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Union picket hurts Victorian agriculture

A union picket at the Port of Melbourne is causing millions of dollars’ worth of prime agricultural product to rot and waste. Member for Western Victoria and Shadow Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Simon Ramsay, has called on the Premier, Daniel Andrews, to talk to his...
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Ramsay to fight Labor’s big-budget go-slow tunnel

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, says the Andrews Government’s West Gate Tunnel project will put more pressure on Geelong motorists and train users. Mr Ramsay said Labor’s plan represents another massive cost blowout, a post-election change of plan and slower travel...
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Point Lonsdale swimmers put at risk by Andrews Government

Swimmers on Point Lonsdale’s back beach are increasingly at risk as the Andrews Government continues to ignore their safety and the local Surf Life Saving Club facilities. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, told the Victorian Parliament last week that the Point Lonsdale...
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All talk – no hospital – for Barwon Health North

The Andrews Government has failed the Geelong North community by breaking yet another promise to the community. In 2015, the Andrews Government Health Minister, Jill Hennessy said the new $33 million Barwon Health North facility will be built at Norlane by 2017. Ms Hennessy said...
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Ramsay seeks funding commitment for South-West Coast rehab

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay yesterday raised a questioned in Parliament to the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley, as to whether he would commit $600,000 of capital funding for a rehabilitation centre in Warrnambool. The $600,000 of capital funding...
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Ramsay committed to palliative care promises

Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, began his tour of palliative care facilities in Western Victoria today, where he is looking at the needs of rural and regional palliative care services. The first stop on his tour of Western Victoria’s palliative care services...
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