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Levy just an extra tax on country residents
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Levy just an extra tax on country residents

East Gippsland taxi users should not be forced into paying a new levy to compensate metropolitan taxi operators, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said the Government recently put forward legislation…
Paynesville Coast Guard sets the right course
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Paynesville Coast Guard sets the right course

Paynesville Coast Guard will soon be able to undertake rescues more safely and effectively, with the addition of a new vessel and electronic steering system. The flotilla was the recipient of more than $45,000 worth…
Marlo Coast Guard handed training boost
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Marlo Coast Guard handed training boost

Marlo Coast Guard volunteers are set to receive better training with the assistance of a $7500 Emergency Management Victoria grant. Commander, Harry Ferrier, said the grant came on the back of recent movements which saw…
Mill closure a real kick in the guts for Heyfield
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Mill closure a real kick in the guts for Heyfield

The announcement by Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) today that it will close its Heyfield operations is devastating news and a real "kick in the guts" for the local community, said State Member for Gippsland East,…
$2875 boost for Briagolong Fire Brigade
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$2875 boost for Briagolong Fire Brigade

The firefighting capabilities of Briagolong Fire Brigade have been boosted, thanks to almost $3000 in funding from Emergency Management Victoria. Captain, John Hamment, said the brigade would receive $2875 from the Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability…
School to build a special playground
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School to build a special playground

East Gippsland Specialist School will build a new playground for its students, receiving $200,000 from the Inclusive Schools Fund. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, congratulated the school and visited the site of the soon-to-be-built…
Funding to refurbish or build Men’s Sheds
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Funding to refurbish or build Men’s Sheds

Funding has become available refurbish or construct Men’s Sheds across East Gippsland, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said the latest round of the Men’s Sheds Grants Program opened today, with…
Marlo’s Mortons set sights on Winter Olympics
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Marlo’s Mortons set sights on Winter Olympics

Marlo biathletes Damon and Darcie Morton have their sights set on representing Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, following a successful campaign at the Asian Winter Games. Member for Gippsland East,…
Guy commits to supporting Heyfield mill
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Guy commits to supporting Heyfield mill

State Opposition leader, Matthew Guy, has committed to providing Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) at Heyfield with the resource it requires to stay open, but with the next state election not until November 2018, it is…
Stratford-Maffra Road reseal underway
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Stratford-Maffra Road reseal underway

After having raised the issue in State Parliament on a number of occasions, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is pleased that reseal works on the Stratford-Maffra Road are now underway. Mr Bull’s office has…
Minister again asked to provide holiday police after Christmas station closures
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Minister again asked to provide holiday police after Christmas station closures

Once again the issue of policing levels in Lakes Entrance over holiday periods has been raised in State Parliament by local MP, Tim Bull. Given the station in Lakes was closed every weekend of the…
Heyfield working party deadline nears
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Heyfield working party deadline nears

With the Working Party tasked with securing the future of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) due to report back on ongoing operations by no later than Monday, Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, has again spoken on…
Mallacoota medical update sought
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Mallacoota medical update sought

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, asked the Minister for Health for an update on her negotiations in relation to the future of the Mallacoota Medical Centre in Parliament recently. Pre-Christmas, Mr Bull raised…
Roads getting worse under Labor
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Roads getting worse under Labor

The slashing of State Government roads budgets have been highlighted by Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, during a speech in Lakes Entrance on Friday morning. Mr Bull was speaking to a range of industry representatives…
Pulford’s covert Heyfield visit offers no answers
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Pulford’s covert Heyfield visit offers no answers

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has said Jaala Pulford’s secret visit to Heyfield yesterday did not provide the news locals were hoping for. “It’s just over a week until the end of a four-week…
AFL stars show support for Heyfield
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AFL stars show support for Heyfield

AFL premiership players Leigh Brown (Collingwood) and David Wojcinski (Geelong) have thrown their support behind the plight of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) in Heyfield. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said: “The pair grew…
Heyfield plight taken to Parliament
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Heyfield plight taken to Parliament

A petition with 2,691 signatories requesting the Premier, Daniel Andrews, acts immediately to secure the jobs of hundreds of East Gippsland timber workers, was tabled in State Parliament today by Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull.…
Gippsland Nationals back fracking ban
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Gippsland Nationals back fracking ban

Gippsland’s state Nationals MPs have continued their support for farmers in the region as the Resources Legislation Amendment (Fracking Ban) Bill 2016 passes Parliament this week. The Resources Legislation Amendment (Fracking Ban) Bill 2016 will…
VicHealth grants to boost female participation
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VicHealth grants to boost female participation

Sporting clubs and organisations in East Gippsland are able to apply for up to $10,000 in funding following today’s launch of the latest round of the VicHealth Active Club Grant program. Member for Gippsland East,…
2400 less CFA volunteers
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2400 less CFA volunteers

A significant reduction in Victoria’s volunteer firefighters is disappointing, said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said the Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services revealed there were 2400 less CFA volunteers protecting communities…