A Strong Local Voice, Part Of A Strong Team

Hello and welcome to my website. As your Member for Gippsland East I'm pleased to give you a voice on State Government matters.

I believe that East Gippsland is a great place to live and raise a family and I want to work with my local community to make it even better. You can be confident that I will always fight for a fair go for locals and a fair share of government funding for our region.

I hope you find my website helpful and if you need any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact my electorate office on (03) 5152 3491 / via mail

 PO Box 1278, Bairnsdale, 3875 / or email me at tim.bull@parliament.vic.gov.au

Latest News

Guy’s visit will help East Gippsland prosper

20th October 2016

Industry leaders from across the region have discussed key opportunities for the region with State Opposition Leader, Matthew Guy, during his visit to the electorate yesterday. Mr Guy joined Member for...

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Government asked for respite funding

19th October 2016

The State Government has been called on to help families in need after Noweyung announced its intention to build an adult respite facility in Bairnsdale. Member for Gippsland East and Shadow...

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Inspirational Daniher, generous locals help raise $8500 for MND research, awareness

14th October 2016

Friday’s morning tea with motor neurone disease sufferer and former AFL/VFL legend, Neale Daniher, was a resounding success in raising awareness of the terminal illness, according to, Member for Gippsland...

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Madness of scrapping wild dog bounty highlighted in Department's own figures

12th October 2016

The wild dog bounty, cut by this State Government and costing less than one full-time wage per annum, was resulting in more dogs being caught than department trappers are catching...

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Grants open to emergency service volunteers

7th October 2016

A new grants stream to provide new equipment, updated facilities and further education and training has is open to Victoria’s emergency services personnel. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the...

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Stratford-Maffra Road stretch set for reseal

3rd October 2016

Having repeatedly raised the poor condition of Stratford-Maffra Road in State Parliament this year, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has received confirmation works will soon be undertaken.   “After...

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No relief for farmers battling wild dog attacks

21st September 2016

Local farmers battling wild dog attacks on livestock have been let down by the State Government again, after it failed to answer questions about the control program’s future in Parliament...

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Funding for shade available through grants

19th September 2016

Funding is available to local sporting clubs and community groups looking to protect their members from the harsh elements of the sun, as part of the Community Shade Grants Program. Member...

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Minister must end timber uncertainty

15th September 2016

The Forest Industry Taskforce’s long-awaited ‘statement of intent’, released last week, has provided only more uncertainty for the region’s timber industry, according to State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “The...

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Lakes police levels referred to Chief

14th September 2016

The Police Minister will pass on concerns of police resourcing at Lakes Entrance over the upcoming school holiday period to the Chief Commissioner, after the matter was again raised in...

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CFA EBA ‘destructive and divisive’

6th September 2016

Former Country Fire Authority chief executive officer, Lucinda Nolan, has described the current firefighters’ enterprise bargaining agreement as being “destructive and divisive” to the CFA. Ms Nolan also stated the EBA...

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Feedback sought on new coastal Act

6th September 2016

A new Parliamentary Act to help manage and preserve Victoria’s unique coastal areas is being established by the Victorian Government, with feedback being sought. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said...

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Police Minister intervenes when it suits

6th September 2016

The motives behind the Police Minister’s decision to intervene with the hours of operation at Waurn Ponds Police Station in her own area, but not other regions across Victoria such...

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Roads Minister questioned about highway closure

2nd September 2016

The lack of notification and consultation with the local business and tourism sector in relation to the closure of the Princes Highway at Bunga Creek, east of Lakes Entrance, has...

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Concerns over Doctors in Schools program

1st September 2016

The announcement of the State Government’s Doctors in Secondary Schools Program has raised a number of concerns about exactly how the program will run, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP...

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East Gippsland

Congratulatory Messages

Congratulatory messages are available through the Department of Premier and Cabinet for persons celebrating their 90th and 100th birthdays and Golden (50 years) and Diamond (60 years) Wedding Anniversaries. For more information contact my electorate office......

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Victorian Flags

Flags are provided through the Department of Premier and Cabinet, on the recommendation of a State Member of Parliament, to certain community groups and organisations. The purpose of this scheme is to give greater publicity to, and knowledge of, the State Flag. There is a general expectation that an organisation requesting a flag will display the flag on an exterior flagpole or at public meetings. The organisation must be voluntary, based on philanthropic motives and have a high profile in the community. State Flags are not provided for individuals (e.g. exchange students). State Flags are not provided for use overseas or to interstate bodies.

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Australian Flags

Australian Flags are available through your local Federal Member of Parliament. Please contact the office of Darren Chester for more information.

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Aboriginal Flags

Aboriginal Flags are available through your local Federal Member of Parliament. Please contact the office of Darren Chester for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Carers EG Social Night Out

10th November 2016