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On a recent visit to Bairnsdale, former Chief Commissioner of Police and National Ice Taskforce Chairman, Ken Lay, had a clear message relating to ice use. He said police cannot arrest their way out of…
Park fees lowered after review
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Park fees lowered after review

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said he was pleased camping fees had been dropped in a host of Victoria’s parks, including Bunga Arm, following a state-wide review. Earlier this year Mr Bull raised…
Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is pictured with Pam Riley and Len Hall of the Heyfield Bowls Club which received a $2,990 VicHealth grant to help purchase much needed equipment. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is pictured with Pam Riley and Len Hall of the Heyfield Bowls Club which received a $2,990 VicHealth grant to help purchase much needed equipment.
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Heyfield and Maffra sporting clubs receive a boost

Sports and active recreation clubs in Heyfield and Maffra will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull announced today. The following…
Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, congratulates Brad Neilson of the Tinamba Hotel on winning the 205 DeBortoli Pub of the Year award.1 Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, congratulates Brad Neilson of the Tinamba Hotel on winning the 205 DeBortoli Pub of the Year award.1
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Tinamba Hotel named 2015 ‘Pub of the Year’

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, called into the award winning Tinamba Hotel this week to congratulate its owners, Brad Neilson and Damien Gannon, on being awarded the 2015 DeBortoli Pub of the Year. Mr Bull…
Regional living expo under funding cloud
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Regional living expo under funding cloud

The anticipated loss of the successful Regional Living Expo, despite its success in recent years, is not good news for East Gippsland. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said when asked in Parliament, Jaala Pulford…
Have your say on Autism
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Have your say on Autism

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has encouraged the local community to have their say as part of an inquiry into services for people with autism spectrum disorder. Mr Bull said the Victorian Parliament’s Family…
Swift’s Creek P-12 receives Christmas blow
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Swift’s Creek P-12 receives Christmas blow

Swift’s Creek P-12 College has been dealt a blow by the State Government, having been advised via telephone on the eve of Christmas of the planned removal of four portable classrooms (30% of the school’s…
Gippsland East sporting clubs receive a boost
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Gippsland East sporting clubs receive a boost

Sports and active recreation clubs in the Gippsland East electorate will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the grants…
Fire access tracks will be inspected
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Fire access tracks will be inspected

The Minister for the Environment has advised she will ask Departmental staff for specific advice on the condition of East Gippsland fire tracks after being questioned by the Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, in…
Local plea for Highway upgrade answered
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Local plea for Highway upgrade answered

The Princes Highway just west of Cann River will be reconstructed at a cost of $1.6million, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said today. Mr Bull, who has raised the matter several times in…
Lakes and Orbost police concerns raised
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Lakes and Orbost police concerns raised

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, in parliament question time today, sought answers from the Minister for Police over the lack of police numbers in Orbost and lack of provision for additional officers around the…
Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is pictured at the opening with John Mahoney (Chair of Victorian Timber Workers Memorial), Harriet Shing (Member for Eastern Victoria Region) and Cr Malcolm Hole (Wellington Shire Council). Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is pictured at the opening with John Mahoney (Chair of Victorian Timber Workers Memorial), Harriet Shing (Member for Eastern Victoria Region) and Cr Malcolm Hole (Wellington Shire Council).
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Victorian Timber Workers Memorial opens in Heyfield

The opening of the new Victorian Timber Workers’ Memorial at Heyfield today provides a fitting recognition for those who lost their lives and a great place of reflection for their families, State Member for Gippsland…
Shadow Minister for Education, Nick Wakeling and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, visited the Bairnsdale Secondary College today to hear of the school community’s push for stage two to be funded.  Nick and Tim are pictured with BSC Principal, Ian Hall. Shadow Minister for Education, Nick Wakeling and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, visited the Bairnsdale Secondary College today to hear of the school community’s push for stage two to be funded. Nick and Tim are pictured with BSC Principal, Ian Hall.
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Shadow Minister for Education visits East Gippsland

Shadow Minister for Education, Nick Wakeling, visited the Bairnsdale Secondary College (BSC) today to hear the school community’s push for stage two to be funded urgently. Mr Wakeling was in East Gippsland at the request of…
Vegetable washroom facility opened in Maffra
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Vegetable washroom facility opened in Maffra

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today officially opened a new washroom at Australian Fresh Salads’ vegetable processing facility in Maffra. Mr Bull said the previous Coalition Government had provided $200,000 from the Latrobe Valley…
Community’s concerns over Lakes Entrance holiday policing levels raised
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Community’s concerns over Lakes Entrance holiday policing levels raised

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has sought a guarantee from the Police Minister that Lakes Entrance will be adequately staffed with increased police numbers over the Christmas holiday period. Speaking in Parliament on…
Lakes fund needs commitment now
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Lakes fund needs commitment now

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has asked the Minister for Environment to provide some clarity on the future of the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund beyond this financial year. “As the Minister would be…
BreastScreen mobile service to visit East Gippsland
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BreastScreen mobile service to visit East Gippsland

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said BreastScreen Victoria’s mobile service is set to visit East Gippsland and he is encouraging local women in the Omeo, Orbost and Mallacoota districts to take this opportunity to…
Disability Grants Now Available
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Disability Grants Now Available

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is encouraging disability self-help groups to apply for grants of up to $10,000 to increase the independence and community participation of people with disabilities.  “Grant funding is provided for…
NDIS wait list should be dealt with first
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NDIS wait list should be dealt with first

The State Government’s roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme will leave people on the waiting list in East Gippsland without services until 2019. Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, said while the NDIS had…
East Gippsland businesses give Parade holiday the thumbs down
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East Gippsland businesses give Parade holiday the thumbs down

An East Gippsland business survey of the AFL Grand Final Parade public holiday has shown 93% of respondents to date are opposed to its introduction. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, who conducted the…