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Victoria’s rural addressing system needs fixing

Friday, 27 February 2015 Victoria’s rural addressing system needs fixing In Parliament this week, Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay called on Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins, to undertake an investigation into failures of Victoria’s rural addressing syste...
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West Gate distributor will not solve congestion for Geelong commuters

Friday, 27 February 2015 West Gate distributor will not solve congestion for Geelong commuters Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay in Parliament this week called on the Andrews Government to rethink its costly West Gate distributor project and build a second river crossing...
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Murray Basin Rail Project

26 February 2015 Dear Editor Murray Basin Rail Project I would like to inform your readers about the Andrews Government’s recent announcement in relation to funding of the Murray Basin Rail Project. The Victorian Coalition Government announced up to $220 million for the Murray...
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Labor needs to commit to the complete Murray Basin Rail project

Thursday, 26 February 2015 Labor needs to commit to the complete Murray Basin Rail project Member for Western Victoria and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Rural and Regional Transport Simon Ramsay today called on the Andrews Government to commit to the complete Murray Basin...
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Labor abandons successful Country Roads and Bridges Program

26 February 2015 Dear Editor Labor abandons successful Country Roads and Bridges Program The very successful Country Roads and Bridges Program was initiated by the Coalition Government in 2011 as a $160 million program over the four years from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2015. This...
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Andrews Government abandons rail freight subsidy

Thursday, 26 February 2015 Andrews Government abandons rail freight subsidy Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay has raised concerns in State Parliament that the Andrews Labor Government has discontinued funding for the Mode Shift Incentive scheme. Mr Ramsay said the Mode...
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Andrews Government needs to do more for Geelong’s bid for LAND 400 combat vehicle

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 Andrews Government needs to do more for Geelong’s bid for LAND 400 combat vehicle Member for Western Victoria Simon Ramsay called on Premier Daniel Andrews in State Parliament this week to explain how well the LAND 400 procurement office is functioning...
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Cadel Evans Great Ocean Grove Race

12 February 2015 Dear Editor Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race This week I was pleased to take an opportunity in State Parliament to congratulate the former Coalition Government, the Victorian Major Events Company, the City of Greater Geelong and Cadel Evans for bringing the...
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Ramsay calls for review of Geelong’s Directly Elected Mayor

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, called on the Minister for Local Government, Ms Natalie Hutchins, to conduct a review of governance at the City of Greater Geelong Council. Mr Ramsay said that under the current legislation, the City of Greater Geelong Amendment Act...
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Industrial hemp offers hope for farmers

Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has called on Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, to develop an agricultural policy. Mr Ramsay said that the Labor Government needed to urgently address the needs of farming communities,...
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