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More to Eideh’s Oman trip than business

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has questioned a Victorian Parliamentary trip to Oman and the United Arab Emirates. The trip is being led by Labor MP Khalil Eideh – strongly believed to be in the middle of yet another ALP rorting scandal. Mr Ramsay said Mr Eideh should...
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Opinion: Thousands more turbines required for target

The Andrews Government’s reckless drive to a renewable target of 40 per cent by 2025 will change the landscape of regional Victoria, particularly Western Victoria, forever. The once tranquil hinterlands and pastures of food production land will be churned into a seething...
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Ramsay calls for Sale Yards savings to fix the Showgrounds

Liberal Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has called on the Administrators of the City of Greater Geelong to use savings from their decision to close the Geelong Saleyards, to upgrade the Geelong Showgrounds. Mr Ramsay also a farmer – a past president of the...
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Need for national standard for private drug rehabilitation services

Dear Editor The need to help people who choose to take drugs is increasing. In March, the independent Crime Statistics Agency released the latest crime figures for the year just gone. It showed drug use and possession in Geelong went up by 38 per cent and by 166.7 per cent in...
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Labor playing politics with power

The Andrews Government’s decision to impose a 40 per cent Renewable Energy Target (RET) by 2025 has been described as absolutely reckless. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, said Victorians will pay even more for electricity. “This will do nothing for the...
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Appointing two “monitors” to the City of Greater Geelong

“SHE’S GOT HER EYES ON YOU” was the screaming headline on the front page of the Geelong Advertiser yesterday (Wednesday). “She” was the Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins. “You” were the dozen-odd unsuspecting City of Greater Geelong residents who will bravely dare...
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Australia Day

The words below were delivered as a Member’s Statement in the Parliament: I can’t help wondering what our war veterans would have thought as they so gallantly defended the rights and freedoms of Australians – and Australian values – if they knew what was...
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West Gate Tunnel – the dud that defies logic

The Victorian Government has been asked to rethink the West Gate Tunnel project. Liberal Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, raised the matter in Parliament last night, requesting the Andrew’s Government put a stop to the project. “This is a $5.5 billion shemozzle dreamt...
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Time to upgrade the Maroona rail line

The Victorian Government has been asked to immediately upgrade the Portland-Maroona rail line as a matter of urgency. Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, made the request in the Victorian Parliament to the Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford. “The Port of...
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Palliative Care needs care too

Dear Editor On the weekend, the Liberal Party made a public promise to give an additional $140 million over four years to Palliative Care should the Coalition return to Government next year. It has been welcomed by Palliative Care Victoria (PCV) which is currently petitioning for...
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