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Funding for Belmont’s Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing Centre rejected

15 April 2015 Dear Editor Funding for Belmont’s Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing Centre rejected The Andrews Government has rejected offering any funding support for an important health and ageing rehabilitation centre in Belmont. Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing Centre (HAWC) provides...
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‘Shameful’ announcement consigns Geelong commuters to more congestion

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 ‘Shameful’ announcement consigns Geelong commuters to more congestion The announcement today by Premier Daniel Andrews that his Government has struck a $420 million payout deal with the East West Consertia to not build the East West Link has been brand...
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Future of Glenormiston still up in the air

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 Future of Glenormiston still up in the air Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay in Parliament this week called on Minister for Education James Merlino to provide certainty on the future of the Glenormiston Agricultural College campus site. Mr Ramsay...
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Portarlington Safe Harbour underway

Thursday, 2 April 2015 Portarlington Safe Harbour underway Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay joined Shadow Minister for Ports David Hodgett in Portarlington this week to inspect construction works underway on the Portarlington Safe Harbour development project. Mr Ramsay...
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Coalition is committed to more rail services

Thursday, 2 April 2015 Coalition is committed to more rail services Shadow Minister for Public Transport and Ports David Hodgett, along with Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Transport and Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay and local Member for South Barwon Andrew...
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Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund State Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has called on the Andrews Government to honour its election commitment of providing an additional $7.5 million to the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund...
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Banning smoking in public places is long overdue

31 March 2015 Dear Editor Banning smoking in public places is long overdue For some strange reason the Andrews Government is losing its nerve on banning smoking in public places. Over its term, the Coalition Government introduced step by step legislation to restrict smoking. This...
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New West Connection a solution to West Gate congestion

23 March 2015 Dear Editor New West Connection a solution to West Gate congestion Last week in Parliament I called on Premier Daniel Andrews to table the business case documents for the East West Link in the Legislative Council. This was an election commitment made by the then...
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Andrews Government confirms its soft on crime approach to Victorians

19 March 2015 Dear Editor Andrews Government confirms its soft on crime approach to Victorians The Andrews Government has passed its Summary Offences Amendment (Move-on Laws) Bill 2015 demonstrating another example of its tendency to go soft on crime. Passing these changes to the...
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Andrews Government must protect the community from excessive Union demands

Friday, 20 March 2015 Andrews Government must protect the community from excessive Union demands Minister for Emergency Services, Jane Garrett, must stand up to the United Firefighters Union and its excessive pay demands says Simon Ramsay Member for Western Victoria. Mr Ramsay,...
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