Shadow Minister for Carers and Disability | Shadow Minister for Fishing and Boating | Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs | Shadow Minister for Racing

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

Latest News

State budget must heed local priorities

21st May 2019

Next week’s state budget is an opportunity for the Andrews Labor government to make good on its promise to govern for all Victorians, by supporting projects that are priorities for...

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Solar rebates on hold

21st May 2019

East Gippslanders planning to take advantage of the $1.3 billion solar rebate scheme have been left in limbo after the Andrew’s Labor Government halted it without warning. “The rebate abruptly ceased...

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Air conditioned carriages - at last

20th May 2019

The long haul carriages in service on the Bairnsdale line that form part of V Line’s classic N set locomotives have received their long awaited air-conditioning upgrade. “Having pushed for this...

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Labor’s Transport Department priorities wrong

10th May 2019

Daniel Andrews has ordered that the Department of Transport hire 6 Deputy Secretaries at up to $448,000 each - more than $2.6 million, meanwhile one in five Bairnsdale train services...

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Respite centre a high priority

8th May 2019

Funds to establish a respite centre for families caring for those with special needs in East Gippsland was requested in State Parliament this week. Gippsland East Nationals MP and Shadow Minister...

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Labor rates review misses mark

3rd May 2019

The rates review announced by the Labor State Government this week has missed the boat in relation to specifically reviewing farm rates, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “The...

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Liberal Nationals establish inquiry to fix farm trespass laws

2nd May 2019

Better protecting East Gippsland’s farmers against the destructive actions of law-breaking activists will be at the centre of a parliamentary inquiry to fix farm trespass laws. The Nationals proposed a motion...

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Government feeding wild dogs

1st May 2019

Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull has taken up local concerns with poorly-managed State Government deer control programs, which appear to be feeding destructive wild dogs, foxes and pigs, to...

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Bull supports “Do it for Dolly” day

30th April 2019

East Gippslanders have been encouraged to get behind “Do it for Dolly” day on May 10. It is a day that aims to get the community talking about the effects of...

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Princes Highway works not best practice

26th April 2019

Regional Roads Victoria, a division of VicRoads, is not adhering to its own best practice guidelines for the Princes Highway safety barrier project it is undertaking between Bairnsdale and Stratford. That...

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Foskey re writes history (again)

18th April 2019

Once again we have Greens Federal candidate, Deb Foskey, making misleading claims and trying to re-write history, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Ms Foskey labelled last week’s announcement of...

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Pasture grant sidesteps rates issue

15th April 2019

The Labor Government’s Pasture Recovery Grants that will provide $5,000 on a dollar for dollar matching basis for drought affected farmers is ignorant of the current reality that, after three...

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O’Brien sees drought first hand

9th April 2019

New State Opposition leader, Michael O’Brien, was in East Gippsland today with local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, visiting drought impacted farmers. “Prior to parliament resuming in February with Michael as the...

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$10m for Lindenow Valley water security

9th April 2019

Lindenow’s $120 million horticulture industry received a shot in the arm today with the announcement that the Federal Government will provide $10million for water security projects in the Lindenow Valley. Gippsland...

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Veterans Capital Works Grants now open

26th March 2019

  Ex-service organisations, local government and not-for-profit groups who support veterans and their families can now apply for funding through the Veterans Capital Works Grants Program to improve their buildings and...

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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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