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Police top dog visits Lakes Entrance
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Police top dog visits Lakes Entrance

Victoria’s most senior police officer, Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton, was in Lakes Entrance on Monday to discuss police resourcing in the town over holiday periods with Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull.   Mr Bull, who…
Coalition commits to wild dog changes
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Coalition commits to wild dog changes

The Liberal/Nationals Coalition on the weekend announced new measures, including cutting bureaucratic restrictions, to help control the number of wild dogs, said State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.   “Saturday’s announcement at the Mountain…
Have a merry Christmas and safe New Year
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Have a merry Christmas and safe New Year

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents of East Gippsland a merry Christmas and happy New Year.   The festive season an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends and create many…
Drainage program a Coalition project
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Drainage program a Coalition project

The official opening  this morning of the East Bairnsdale Wetlands project, which has opened up additional land for development through addressing drainage and surface water issues, was another important local project funded by the former…
Neighbourhood Watch groups will receive Coalition support
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Neighbourhood Watch groups will receive Coalition support

Neighbourhood Watch networks in the Gippsland East electorate will be better resourced to continue providing their vital services under a future Coalition Government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the Coalition would provide $2…
Minister questioned on Gelantipy Road
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Minister questioned on Gelantipy Road

The need to repair Gelantipy Road, particularly in the vicinity of the 115-kilometre marker, has been raised in State Parliament by Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull asked the Roads Minister whether he…
Funding for sporting clubs
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Funding for sporting clubs

A new grant stream has opened to allow sporting clubs update their equipment, train their volunteers and improve their operational effectiveness. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has encouraged all local clubs and organisations to…
CFA volunteers let down again
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CFA volunteers let down again

Volunteer firefighters have been let down again by the State Government after it yesterday voted against a bill put forward by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the Coalition’s Country Fire…
No additional police guaranteed
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No additional police guaranteed

The State Police Minister has refused to confirm if additional police from outside East Gippsland will be provided to peak holiday locations like Lakes Entrance and Mallacoota this holiday season. State Member for Gippsland East,…
Toy run a great community event
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Toy run a great community event

All is in readiness for the ninth annual Bairnsdale Toy Run, to be held this Sunday, December 11, according to Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “The Toy Run is a great community event…
Labor's new wild dog committee - media statement
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Labor's new wild dog committee - media statement

The announcement of Labor’s new Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee is a classic case of “say one thing, but do another”. In announcing the new committee structure, Minister Pulford has said “we're putting farmers and…
Mallacoota guaranteed holiday primary health coverage, but clarification needed
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Mallacoota guaranteed holiday primary health coverage, but clarification needed

Health Minister, Jill Hennessy, has provided a commitment to State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, that there will be a “continuity of primary health services to the remote community and visitors to Mallacoota over…
Grants to restore war memorials
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Grants to restore war memorials

Veteran organisations, councils and community groups can apply for grants to assist with restoration work required on war memorials. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said grants of up to $20,000 to renew or repair…
Apply now for history grants
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Apply now for history grants

Community groups are able to apply for a share in $350,000 in funding for projects that preserve and share stories from the past, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said this…
Rising crime, fewer police in rural Victoria
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Rising crime, fewer police in rural Victoria

The issue of rising crime rates in areas of rural and regional Victoria and less police to enforce the law is a concern to country communities. This is the view of Member for Gippsland East,…
New wild dog committee lacks farmer input
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New wild dog committee lacks farmer input

The make-up of the Government’s new Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee has only half the representation from landholders the former committee had, according to State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “I have been contacted…
Seafood Festival would be a huge boon for Lakes Entrance business community
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Seafood Festival would be a huge boon for Lakes Entrance business community

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has this week in Parliament thrown his support behind a Seafood Festival being established in Lakes Entrance. “Lakes Entrance is home to easily the biggest port in this…
Boosting our country regions is vital
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Boosting our country regions is vital

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull has laughed off Labor’s criticism of the Liberal National Coalition’s population decentralisation plan to grow rural and regional Victoria. The Coalition this week launched the Victorian Population Policy…
East Gippsland roads projects funded
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East Gippsland roads projects funded

East Gippsland can look forward to some significant road upgrades following the announcement today that an agreement has been reached on the reallocation of the Federal Government’s $1.5 billion contribution to East-West Link (that is…
Country Victoria misses out on new roads funds
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Country Victoria misses out on new roads funds

While $1.8 billion has been poured into Melbourne roads this week, East Gippsland residents will continue their travels on crumbling and dangerous routes after the country roads budgets have been slashed. “It is disappointing that…