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Men’s Sheds grant open
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Men’s Sheds grant open

Men’s Sheds grants that support to establish, expand or refurbish existing sheds across the state are now open.Nationals State MP, Tim Bull, is encouraging East Gippsland Men’s Sheds to consider applying for up to $80,000…
Country roads miss out again, while regional development budget decimated
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Country roads miss out again, while regional development budget decimated

Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said he is staggered there are no funds for a country roads blitz and the cuts of two years ago have not been restored.“With all the noise being…
Helping clubs get back in the game
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Helping clubs get back in the game

Nationals Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull has congratulated nine local community and sporting groups who have been successful in receiving funding under the Sporting Club Grants Program.The local clubs will share in the $900,000…
Local emergency services should feature in budget
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Local emergency services should feature in budget

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull is hoping to see some key projects ticked off in next week’s State Budget. “There is some important infrastructure that needs to be funded, in particular from a police…
Mallacoota modular housing gets green light
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Mallacoota modular housing gets green light

Two short term modular homes will be installed by Homes Victoria at Mallacoota by June 2022 with 10 public new homes to follow that will be a combination of social and affordable housing.The need for…
New campaign to expose East Gippsland’s worst roads
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New campaign to expose East Gippsland’s worst roads

Following a city-based Labor MP saying complaints about the country roads network were an “imagined fantasy”, a new road safety campaign has been launched to find the worst roads in the state.East Gippsland Nationals MP,…
Fire inquiry findings cannot wait ‘til 2024
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Fire inquiry findings cannot wait ‘til 2024

Important recommendations from a review of the 2019/20 bushfires that ravaged the region will not be acted on by the Andrews Labor Government until 2024, leaving East Gippslanders to endure two more summers before shortfalls…
Photo of current charge stations available in Bairnsdale at The Riversleigh. Photo of current charge stations available in Bairnsdale at The Riversleigh.
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East Gippsland, charge your engines

Several holiday towns within East Gippsland will soon have improved access to Electric Vehicle Charge Stations, after a push in the Victorian Parliament from local Nationals State MP, Tim Bull. Paynesville, Bruthen, Orbost, Lakes Entrance,…
COVID enforcement insensitive and brutal
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COVID enforcement insensitive and brutal

Infringements issued by the Department of Justice and Community Safety for alleged COVID breaches have raised the ire of small business owners who have endured the burden of changing compliance complexities for two years. Nationals…
Scammers deceiving locals out of money
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Scammers deceiving locals out of money

“If it’s too good to be true it probably is”, is a well-known phrase and Gippsland East Nationals MP, is asking locals to take heed. It comes on the back of a number of East…
Outreach services must be part of new mental health centres
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Outreach services must be part of new mental health centres

Nationals State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is seeking more information on two mental health and wellbeing centres to be established in Bairnsdale and Orbost. “Having spoken of the increasing need for mental health…
Minister says roads are good, but reality tells us differently
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Minister says roads are good, but reality tells us differently

The Monaro Highway, a critical freight route in and out of East Gippsland, is the latest in the local roads network requiring urgent attention with local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, saying “just like many others,…
Minister must come clean on brumby culling program
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Minister must come clean on brumby culling program

Following reports of brumby carcasses being found in the East Gippsland bush, local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has asked the Environment Minister to come clean on the details of the program. Speaking in State Parliament,…
Minister ducking from season announcement
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Minister ducking from season announcement

The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said 2022 will hopefully see the return of a full duck season in Victoria.Victoria has not seen a full duck season since 2018 with the season shortened…
$9.9m aerodrome upgrade heads big East Gippy spend
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$9.9m aerodrome upgrade heads big East Gippy spend

East Gippsland has received $28 million in the Black Summer Bushfire Grants announced today with many key projects funded, including a $9.9 million upgrade to the Bairnsdale Aerodrome. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said…

City banks to call shots for rural communities

State-owned schools, health services and organisations have been directed to close accounts with smaller regional banks and transfer funds to Commonwealth, Westpac or NAB banks. The new Victorian Government purchasing contract requires large state-funded organisations…
Minister should apologise to East Gippsland businesses
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Minister should apologise to East Gippsland businesses

In a classic case of shutting the gate after the horse has bolted, Parks Minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, has today finally announced 30 new staff to help repair infrastructure damaged during the bushfires - two years…
Labor’s city blowouts would fix our roads
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Labor’s city blowouts would fix our roads

The Victorian Labor Government’s plan to reduce speed limits on a number of rural roads without committing to increase spending and improve quality is an admission of failure according to Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim…

Stumping up to improve cricket facilities in East Gippsland

Applications are open for the next round of the Community Cricket Program that will provide opportunities for grass root cricket clubs to share in $13.5 million to develop and upgrade cricket facilities across Victoria. Member…
RAT shortage should ease soon
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RAT shortage should ease soon

The chronic shortage of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) for Coronavirus is expected to ease in the coming weeks, but Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the State Government had to take responsibility for…