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Grave fears CFA will lose control
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Grave fears CFA will lose control

The Country Fire Authority must maintain its complete independence, said State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today. He was commenting after a decision this week by the Fair Work Commission that the CFA Board,…
Third Minister in six months hears about Lakes Entrance holiday policing levels
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Third Minister in six months hears about Lakes Entrance holiday policing levels

The issue of policing levels in Lakes Entrance has yet again been raised in State Parliament with Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, putting it on notice with the new Minister today. In an often heated…
Grants to improve community safety
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Grants to improve community safety

Communities have the chance to access funding streams that are intended to boost security and help tackle local crime issues. Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, encouraged community groups and councils to apply for…
Roads maintenance cut, while reducing country speed limits ‘disappointing’
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Roads maintenance cut, while reducing country speed limits ‘disappointing’

ews the Labor Government intends to reduce speed limits on country roads rather than restore its cuts to roads asset management funding is disappointing, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “Clearly there is…
Natural gas to arrive late next year
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Natural gas to arrive late next year

Homes and businesses in Lakes Entrance and Orbost should be connected to natural gas supply in late 2017, according to the company delivering the project, said Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “The delivery…
Volunteers must retain fire control
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Volunteers must retain fire control

The need to preserve the rights of the CFA and its volunteers was addressed in State Parliament this week by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said after seeing a draft of the…
Mixed bag in State Budget
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Mixed bag in State Budget

Today’s State Budget produced mixed results for local communities, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “It was disappointing the Stratford Rail Bridge and the Bairnsdale Secondary College missed out and that road maintenance…
Labor must stand up for CFA volunteers
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Labor must stand up for CFA volunteers

It has been revealed that Premier Daniel Andrews is considering a deal that would give the city-based United Firefighters Union unprecedented power to control the CFA. Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the…
Overseas study tour open to students
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Overseas study tour open to students

Students wishing to study Australia’s wartime history at overseas locations are encouraged to participate in the Victorian Government’s Spirit of ANZAC Prize. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said students would need to…
Maffra Ambulance Station opening great news for the local community
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Maffra Ambulance Station opening great news for the local community

Nationals MP for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today welcomed the opening of the new Maffra Ambulance Station, which was funded during the Coalition’s term in office, saying it would be a great asset to the…
Sporting grants to benefit local clubs
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Sporting grants to benefit local clubs

East Gippsland sporting clubs have the opportunity to update their facilities under the Victorian Government’s most recent grants stream. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has advised of the opening of a new…
More police should be top priority
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More police should be top priority

East Gippsland police station improvements announced this week is good news for some local communities, but Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said having more police officers on the beat should remain the top priority.…
East Gippsland ice prevention group requires ongoing funding support
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East Gippsland ice prevention group requires ongoing funding support

Future funding requirements for the East Gippsland Primary Care Partnership Ice Prevention Working Group, for which current funding expires at the end of this financial year, has been raised in State Parliament by Gippsland East…
Major projects must be funded in Budget
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Major projects must be funded in Budget

There is good reason for East Gippslanders to expect some major projects to be funded in next Wednesday’s State Budget, according to The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said the fact…
Rivermouth Road petition tabled
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Rivermouth Road petition tabled

A petition containing more than 1,000 signatures, calling on the State Government to review the proposal to close the last two kilometres of Rivermouth Road, was tabled in State Parliament this week. The Nationals Member…
Cultural heritage presence for Forestech
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Cultural heritage presence for Forestech

Plans for the future of both the Forestech and SEAMEC Federation Training campuses were very positive according to Shadow Tertiary Education Minister, Steph Ryan, who visited both last week with The Nationals Member for Gippsland…
Bruthen, Paynesville, Maffra and ‘Coota brigades to receive new heavy tankers
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Bruthen, Paynesville, Maffra and ‘Coota brigades to receive new heavy tankers

Bruthen, Paynesville, Maffra and Mallacoota fire brigades will receive new tankers this year, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, confirmed today. The Nationals MP said the Coalition started trials, roadshows and gaining valuable feedback…
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…