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Labor must save every Heyfield job
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Labor must save every Heyfield job

Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has refused to detail whether a business case was completed before the Government offered to buy the Heyfield mill, where 260 jobs are facing the axe. Asked in Parliament on Thursday…
24/7 service to support victims of crime
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24/7 service to support victims of crime

Victims of crime would have faster access to support under a Liberal-Nationals government. If elected, a Liberal-Nationals Coalition will establish a new Victims Support Rapid Response Service, which would offer mobile, 24/7 counselling to victims…
Saving all Heyfield jobs now state's biggest priority
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Saving all Heyfield jobs now state's biggest priority

The announcement yesterday that Carter Holt Harvey will close its Morwell operations and the loss of 160 jobs makes saving all of the 250 jobs at Heyfield mill an absolute necessity and the highest priority…
2.5 years and still no wild dog group
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2.5 years and still no wild dog group

Two and a half years into the term of this Labor Government and the Minister’s much touted Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee has still not been appointed, let alone had a meeting, which is a…
Bring forward Gelantipy Road works: Bull
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Bring forward Gelantipy Road works: Bull

Victoria’s Roads Minister has been asked to bring forward works planned for Gelantipy Road, which otherwise will not take place until 2018. In State Parliament last night, Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, said his office…
Premier continues attack on CFA volunteers
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Premier continues attack on CFA volunteers

Daniel Andrews has ramped up his attack on Country Fire Authority volunteers, with plans to split Victoria’s biggest volunteer organisation. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said Labor’s secret cabinet committee – designed to tear apart…
6001 signatories supporting Heyfield
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6001 signatories supporting Heyfield

The third and final round of petitions calling on Daniel Andrews to secure hundreds of jobs of East Gippsland’s timber workers was tabled in State Parliament last week, bringing the total of signatories to 6001.…
Join in the Mother’s Day Classic fun
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Join in the Mother’s Day Classic fun

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is encouraging fellow local residents to join him in participating in this year’s Bairnsdale Mother’s Day Classic. “As an annual participant of the Mother’s Day Classic, I know it…
Federal Budget makes up for State debacle
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Federal Budget makes up for State debacle

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the investment in East Gippsland from the Federal Budget, including funds for the Avon River rail bridge at Stratford and several roads projects. He said the…
Sale-Maffra Road shoulder seal request
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Sale-Maffra Road shoulder seal request

Victoria’s Roads Minister has been asked by Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, to seal the shoulders of Sale-Maffra Road. “The road is used frequently by many of my constituents from Maffra, Bundalaguah and surrounding areas…
Neglect from Labor as college overlooked again
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Neglect from Labor as college overlooked again

Local upper house Labor MP, Harriet Shing, has again put her foot in her mouth after comments on local radio last week that schools in Gippsland had been “neglected”. “Given Labor has been in government…
Bull receives confirmation on V/Line air con upgrade
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Bull receives confirmation on V/Line air con upgrade

Having raised the issue in State Parliament on a number of occasions, Gippsland East MP Tim Bull has received confirmation the air conditioning system will be upgraded across the entire “classic” V/Line train fleet. “With…
Bull blasts Premier’s no show on Budget day
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Bull blasts Premier’s no show on Budget day

Premier Daniel Andrews has been reminded about the plight of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods workers on State Budget day in Parliament this afternoon. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, told Parliament: “The ongoing uncertainty is…
Statement on today's State Budget
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Statement on today's State Budget

Like much of rural Victoria, East Gippsland has again missed out in this year’s State Budget with country areas outside major provincial centres seemingly not on Labor’s map. The situation is this Budget clearly points…
Murray Goulburn Maffra will remain!
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Murray Goulburn Maffra will remain!

The announcement by Murray Goulburn this morning that it will continue operations at its Maffra plant has been welcomed by a delighted Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, who described it as “fantastic news”. “Having met…
Findings of habitat review sought
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Findings of habitat review sought

With just days remaining in April, the State Government needs to immediately release the findings of its review into the Leadbeater possum and timber harvesting, as it promised in February to do by the end…
Budget must deliver for Gippsland East
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Budget must deliver for Gippsland East

Reinstatement of country roads funding, the upgrade of the Stratford Rail Bridge and completion of Bairnsdale Secondary College are among the local expectations for next week’s State Budget. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said…
Tougher approach promised by Coalition
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Tougher approach promised by Coalition

An elected Liberal-Nationals Coalition government will take a tough approach to repeat offenders under new sentencing laws, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said criminals who repeatedly offend should not be getting…
‘Seriously underfunded’ roads network
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‘Seriously underfunded’ roads network

Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, has backed a call from the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) to reinstate road funding cuts to rural and regional Victoria. Victoria’s regional highway network is “seriously underfunded”, requires…
Nominate a senior for Victorian awards
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Nominate a senior for Victorian awards

Local residents should consider nominating suitable candidates for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “East Gippsland is lucky to have so many inspirational seniors continually supporting…