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Rapid testing the way forward
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Rapid testing the way forward

Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has called on the Andrews Government to implement rapid testing to help Victorians get back on their feet and prevent future statewide lockdowns. Mr Bull says rapid antigen…
More rectification works at 39 road barrier sites
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More rectification works at 39 road barrier sites

Having raised concerns over the number of collisions with the centre of the road barrier between Bairnsdale and Stratford, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has been advised there will be ‘works to enhance delineation’…
Works commencing soon to address Namestone land slips
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Works commencing soon to address Namestone land slips

Work is expected to commence in the coming months to prevent further landslips at Namestone Point on the Great Alpine Road, Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, announced today. “Having raised the matter in Parliament…
25 times lucky, Secondary College funding secured!
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25 times lucky, Secondary College funding secured!

The long-awaited Bairnsdale Secondary College Stage Two will be completed in late 2023 at a cost of $7.14 million, a delighted Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull said today. “I’ve raised this matter no less…
If no cases in 48 hours East Gippsland must open early
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If no cases in 48 hours East Gippsland must open early

Pending no cases in the region in the next 48 hours, local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, wants East Gippsland removed from the lockdown restrictions. He is also calling for immediate business supports to be provided…
Are you eligible for a $250 rebate?
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Are you eligible for a $250 rebate?

The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull is concerned eligible vulnerable residents are missing out on a one off $250 payment from the State Government. The $250 Power Saving Bonus is a one-off rebate…
Still no timelines on fire impacted tourism works
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Still no timelines on fire impacted tourism works

East Gippslanders are not being provided timelines for the completion of important tourism infrastructure, burnt in the fires 18 months ago. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, raised the matter in Parliament again recently and…
Briagolong tennis court resurfacing  a hit with locals
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Briagolong tennis court resurfacing a hit with locals

The tennis and netball courts at Briagolong Recreation Reserve will be completely rebuilt in a $571,000 project. Contributions from Wellington Shire Council ($281,000), State Government ($250,000) and the Briagolong Tennis Club (40,000) will bring the…
Eagles’ netballers set to soar!
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Eagles’ netballers set to soar!

 New netball courts, lighting and refurbished change rooms will be provided at Maffra Football Netball Club thanks to $435,000 in funds provided by Wellington Shire Council, Maffra FNC and the State Government. Gippsland East Nationals…
Heyfield RSL to receive upgrade
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Heyfield RSL to receive upgrade

Heyfield RSL, which recently marked its centenary, is to receive $19,000 for upgrades to its Hall under the Veterans Capital Works Grant Program. Nationals Member for Gippsland East and Shadow Minister for Veterans, Tim Bull,…
Bull takes local housing shortage to Parliament
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Bull takes local housing shortage to Parliament

The housing shortage in East Gippsland was a topic for discussion in State Parliament this week after it was raised by Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull sought immediate attention to be given to the…
VicHealth grants connect East Gippsland
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VicHealth grants connect East Gippsland

Nationals Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull has congratulated five local community and sporting groups, who have been successful in receiving funding under the VicHealth Reimagining Health Grants program.The local clubs will share in the…
GAR landslip issues must be fixed
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GAR landslip issues must be fixed

After three land slips and road closures on the Great Alpine Road (GAR) in recent months, there are calls for remediation works to be fast tracked. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who has led…
Business need more support
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Business need more support

More flexible business restrictions and stronger supports have been called by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Speaking in Parliament last week, Mr Bull said only around 20% of businesses were qualifying for support as…
2020 a horror year for deaths on East Gippsland roads
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2020 a horror year for deaths on East Gippsland roads

Transport Accident Commission (TAC) road fatality statistics show that for the 12-month period to December 2020, East Gippsland recorded nine lives lost, the second worst result for road fatalities for all Victorian municipalities in 2020.…
Restrictions for Regional Victoria from June 4 - June 11
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Restrictions for Regional Victoria from June 4 - June 11

For a full list of restrictions for Regional Victoria, please click here. 
$9m in fire recovery funds headed to East Gippsland
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$9m in fire recovery funds headed to East Gippsland

A number of key projects from Mallacoota to Swift’s Creek have been funded in the latest round of the Federal and State funded Local Economic Recovery (LER) grants program announced today and while local MP’s…
Riverside camping a flawed policy
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Riverside camping a flawed policy

This week at State Parliament, hundreds of landholders from across Victoria rallied against the Andrews Labor Government’s flawed regulations that would see camping allowed on land licensed to farmers for grazing. Nationals Member for Gippsland…
Budget reveals cuts, cost blow outs, new taxes and we’re paying for it!
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Budget reveals cuts, cost blow outs, new taxes and we’re paying for it!

This year’s State Budget has been disastrous for communities in regional Victoria with nearly $285 million slashed from regional development, $61.3 million removed from agriculture, $190m from road maintenance and over $150m from tourism and…