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Aislin’s Olympic selection great news
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Aislin’s Olympic selection great news

Lakes Entrance’s Aislin Jones will become Australia’s youngest ever Olympic shooter when she hits the range at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games later this year. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, congratulated the…
Funding for voluntary emergency services
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Funding for voluntary emergency services

Local voluntary emergency service organisations will be able to update their facilities and purchase new equipment through a State Government grants stream. In announcing the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program, available to Coast Guard flotillas,…
Easter drivers receive police praise
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Easter drivers receive police praise

Drivers have been praised by The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, following the Easter long weekend, with police reporting good behaviour on local roads. “It was good to see drivers heed the advice…
Funding to protect threatened species
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Funding to protect threatened species

Local environment groups, schools, senior citizens' organisations and youth groups are encouraged to apply for funding to support actions or projects that support threatened species. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said $800,000…
MID clarity sought by Nationals MPs
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MID clarity sought by Nationals MPs

The State Government has today been called on to commit to the next round of the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) upgrade in State Parliament, given the sale of the Port of Melbourne lease legislation has…
Minister responds to carriage air-con failure
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Minister responds to carriage air-con failure

A new system will be trialled later this year that will hopefully provide a fix to the air-conditioning problems on V/Line’s long haul carriages, including those on the Bairnsdale line. Following a number of complaints…
Wild dog advice ignored as aerial baiting scrapped
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Wild dog advice ignored as aerial baiting scrapped

Local farmers will feel the effects of the Victorian Government’s decision to go against advice of the now disbanded Wild Dog Advisory Committee and not bait for wild dogs this autumn. The Nationals Member for…
Funding for those with high care needs
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Funding for those with high care needs

A funding stream will open soon to help young people with high care needs return to their homes. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said Youngcare would open its Home Soon Grants on July 4…
Two more years of Grand Final Parade holiday
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Two more years of Grand Final Parade holiday

Despite the vast majority of East Gippsland businesses being in strong opposition, the Grand Final Parade public holiday will continue for at least another two years after an announcement by the Andrews Government this week.…
Stratford rail bridge should be in Budget
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Stratford rail bridge should be in Budget

Funds to replace the rail bridge at Stratford should be part of this year’s May Budget announcements, Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has said. “In our final year of Government in 2014, Gippsland…
Minister questioned on Coast Guard future
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Minister questioned on Coast Guard future

The ongoing viability of the Coast Guard in both East Gippsland and the State has been raised with the Minister for Emergency Services in Parliament this week by Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull. Mr…
Lakes group needs funding certainty
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Lakes group needs funding certainty

The need for additional funding for the Gippsland Lakes Coordinating Committee (GLCC), which expires in four months, has again been raised in State Parliament. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, used his first contribution in…
Request to put road closure on hold
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Request to put road closure on hold

Minister for the Environment, Lisa Neville, has been asked to reconsider the closure of Rivermouth Road to vehicular traffic pending more consultation with local residents and recreational fishers. Speaking in Parliament today, State Member for…
Petition to have stock reports reinstated
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Petition to have stock reports reinstated

A petition to have ABC radio return the morning livestock market reports to its regular programming has been established by Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull. “I have received a number of complaints from farmers that…
ANZAC spirit close to students’ hearts
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ANZAC spirit close to students’ hearts

One Nagle College student will embark on a trip of a lifetime in March, when she travels to Gallipoli as part of the Victorian Government’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize. Year 11 student, Angelina Clancy, will…
Active Club Grants open
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Active Club Grants open

Sporting clubs looking to update their equipment and expand their membership base are encouraged to apply for round two of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program, which open today. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
New Ports dredge under construction
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New Ports dredge under construction

Safe and reliable ocean access at Lakes Entrance is secured, with work starting on Gippsland Ports’ new dredge. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the new trailing suction hopper dredge would be a…
Funding open to local shooting clubs
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Funding open to local shooting clubs

A funding stream has just opened for local shooting clubs to develop their facilities. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today announced the second round of the Victorian Government’s Shooting Sports Facilities Program and…
Lakes Entrance Fire Station overhaul
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Lakes Entrance Fire Station overhaul

Lakes Entrance Fire Station is set for an overhaul. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the Country Fire Authority (CFA) is seeking registrations of interest from building contractors to tender for the alterations…
Important Lakes boating facilities open
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Important Lakes boating facilities open

Three significant pieces of boating and tourism infrastructure have been added to the Gippsland Lakes, all of which were funded by the Coalition Government in conjunction with Gippsland Ports, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim…