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STATEMENT ON BORDER CLOSURE FROM TIM BULL, STATE MEMBER FOR GIPPSLAND EAST
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STATEMENT ON BORDER CLOSURE FROM TIM BULL, STATE MEMBER FOR GIPPSLAND EAST

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has sought more detail from Government on the permit system that will operate to allow interstate travel. This will be critically important for communities like Mallacoota, Bonang and Bendoc,…
AG asked to further investigate barriers
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AG asked to further investigate barriers

Following the Victorian Auditor General’s (AG) report confirming the road safety barrier installations program is a disaster, Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has asked for a specific investigation into the Princes Highway between Bairnsdale and Sale.…
Bunnings - where kicking you while you’re down, is just the beginning
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Bunnings - where kicking you while you’re down, is just the beginning

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has slammed a Bunnings decision to discontinue sourcing timber from VicForests, a decision that will have significant impact on Victorian timber towns, including East Gippsland.   “This woeful decision…
Bull seeks $30m for regional recovery
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Bull seeks $30m for regional recovery

Premier Daniel Andrews has been asked to provide a dedicated $30 million East Gippsland infrastructure recovery fund. Speaking in Parliament, Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, said the fund was required to assist his region…
Andrews dismantling CFA
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Andrews dismantling CFA

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said he holds concerns for Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteer numbers with reforms that were being forced on the organisation by Premier Daniel Andrews. “There are already just on…
Funding dries up for drought proofing water projects
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Funding dries up for drought proofing water projects

The ongoing drought conditions in many parts of East Gippsland have been unnecessarily replicated by a funding drought, with money for the government’s On Farm Water Infrastructure Program allowed to run out. Nationals Gippsland East…
Rural areas need their own COVID plan
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Rural areas need their own COVID plan

With travel to and from the six problematic metropolitan council areas being “strongly discouraged”, there are growing calls for restrictions to be lightened in country areas where few, or no cases exist. Nationals Gippsland East…
Auditor General confirms barrier program a disaster
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Auditor General confirms barrier program a disaster

The Victorian Auditor General’s report into regional road safety barrier installations has confirmed what all East Gippslanders knew – it is a disaster. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said of major concern was that…
Bairnsdale jobs under threat, due to log supply shortage
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Bairnsdale jobs under threat, due to log supply shortage

The supply of logs to the Fenning timber mill has “run out” today, prompting Nationals MP for Gippsland East Tim Bull, to call for urgent intervention in Parliament. “This is a highly regarded local company…
Daniel Andrews to sack wild dog committee
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Daniel Andrews to sack wild dog committee

The Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee – which includes respected East Gippsland farmers who provide advice to the Andrews Labor Government – will be sacked at the end of this month. In the past the…
Golden tag initiative must recommence
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Golden tag initiative must recommence

With overnight travel restrictions being lifted Monday, Nationals Gippsland East MP Tim Bull is seeking the re-opening of the Golden Tag recreational fishing incentive to bring visitors back to the East Gippsland region. Mr Bull…
If barriers are here to stay it’s time to fix the design
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If barriers are here to stay it’s time to fix the design

Yet another truck accident on the Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale today has reinforced calls for an audit of the road. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said Safe Freight Networks Australia, which represents…
Payroll tax relief to drive business confidence in East Gippsland
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Payroll tax relief to drive business confidence in East Gippsland

Small and medium sized businesses in East Gippsland will save hundreds of thousands of dollars under The Nationals’ plan for further payroll tax relief. The call to immediately implement temporary payroll tax relief measures for…
Give us a break to keep highway open
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Give us a break to keep highway open

Victoria’s Environment and Roads Ministers have been asked to continue tree clearing work on the Princes Highway East that commenced over the fire clean-up period. Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, is backing a proposal…
Stop re-announcing planning money and build our new secondary college
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Stop re-announcing planning money and build our new secondary college

The Andrews Labor Government must think we are fools in East Gippsland. In its media release on November 19, 2018 it stated: Labor will invest $1.4 million for the school (Bairnsdale Secondary College) to undertake…
Stop dithering and get on with rebuild
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Stop dithering and get on with rebuild

Almost six months after the fires destroyed our public infrastructure and campgrounds at locations like Cape Conran, Thurra River, Wingan Inlet, Shipwreck Creek and Buchan Caves – they remain closed and the State Government is…
Nats call for massive boost to Victorian manufacturing
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Nats call for massive boost to Victorian manufacturing

East Gippsland would benefit from the Liberal Nationals proposed new $1 billion Bringing Manufacturing Home fund as part of the Coronavirus economic recovery, to seize on new opportunities to bring manufacturing investment and jobs to…
East Gippsland should lead COVID tourism recovery
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East Gippsland should lead COVID tourism recovery

After a triple whammy of drought, fires and Coronavirus, East Gippsland should be at the forefront of a domestic tourism campaign as part of the state’s recovery after COVID-19. The is the view of Nationals…
Bushfire recovery works need igniting
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Bushfire recovery works need igniting

There remains a high level of concern over the slow rebuild of public tourist facilities after the East Gippsland fires and local MP’s want to see some action. Local State and Federal representatives, Tim Bull…
Brumby shooting program opposed
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Brumby shooting program opposed

A Parks Victoria program to shoot eastern Victoria’s alpine brumbies is being opposed by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who believes there are better ways to manage numbers. A court challenge opposing the shooting…