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Labor must withdraw fire bill
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Labor must withdraw fire bill

A parliamentary committee has recommended to the State Government that it should withdraw legislation to restructure Victoria’s fire services and said it failed to consult properly on the issue. Mr Bull said the recommendation was…
State’s funding cuts hurting councils
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State’s funding cuts hurting councils

A State Government Inquiry has heard Gippsland’s ratepayers are wearing the costs of the Andrews Labor Government’s cuts to country roads funding after one of Daniel Andrews’ first actions as Premier was to axe the…
Minister asked to maintain Briagolong service
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Minister asked to maintain Briagolong service

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has asked the Education Minister to review a proposal to terminate the Briagolong Primary School’s one and only bus service, saying it would have a “devastating impact” on the…
Twenty Heyfield jobs now gone
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Twenty Heyfield jobs now gone

Despite the Agriculture Minister stating in Parliament last Thursday there will be no job losses at Australian Sustainable Hardwoods in the ownership “transition period”, just four days later staff received a notice stating the exact…
Views sought on pedestrian crossings
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Views sought on pedestrian crossings

State Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is supportive of more pedestrian crossings on the Esplanade in Lakes Entrance and has encouraged the community to attend an information session that will progress the proposal. “We all know…
Rail bridge timeline sought
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Rail bridge timeline sought

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has sought a timeline on the replacement of the Avon River Bridge in State Parliament. Mr Bull asked the Minister for Public Transport when she expected works to start…
Lakes Entrance AFMA move pleasing
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Lakes Entrance AFMA move pleasing

Today’s announcement that that Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) will open an office in Lakes Entrance is fantastic news for local jobs, commercial fishing and the environment, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.…
Make your voice heard in regional fuel inquiry
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Make your voice heard in regional fuel inquiry

Local Nationals Members are urging country people to have their say on regional fuel prices through a Victorian parliamentary inquiry. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the Liberal-Nationals Coalition had fought hard…
Slipway redevelopment option
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Slipway redevelopment option

One of the most prominent sites along the Lakes Entrance Esplanade will soon be available for commercial redevelopment, following representations from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. The news follows a question in State Parliament…
Update sought on asbestos removal
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Update sought on asbestos removal

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has written to the Education Minister to seek an update on the State Government’s progress on removing asbestos from schools in East Gippsland, specifically Newmerella and Nowa Nowa. Mr…
MP inspects Bemm River helipad site
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MP inspects Bemm River helipad site

The new Bemm River helipad, for which State Government funding was announced this week, will be of great benefit to the town, according to Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, who visited the site on Wednesday.…
Greyhound submissions close soon
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Greyhound submissions close soon

Owners and trainers of racing greyhounds in Gippsland are being urged to provide feedback on the Andrews Labor Government's proposed reforms that if left unchanged, will force many from the industry. Shadow Minister for Racing…
Zero tolerance approach to all crimes
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Zero tolerance approach to all crimes

The Liberal Nationals will crack down on fuel theft if it wins government in 2018, according to Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said a strong message of zero tolerance on crime was needed…
Move to have Jack’s name live on
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Move to have Jack’s name live on

Maffra Football Netball Club’s pavilion might soon have a new name, following a request from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Mr Bull recently wrote to Wellington Shire Council suggesting the Recreation Reserve be named…
Drop in for more about roadworks
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Drop in for more about roadworks

East Gippsland residents are being urged to attend upcoming information sessions on VicRoads’ plans to improve safety on Paynesville Road and the Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said…
Kindergarten funding opportunities
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Kindergarten funding opportunities

Kindergarten operators and councils across East Gippsland are being encouraged to apply for major grant funding under the Children’s Facilities Capital Program. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the program, open until September 15,…
Natural gas information sessions
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Natural gas information sessions

Lakes Entrance and Orbost residents seeking more information on their town’s natural gas rollout have the opportunity to attend community forums this week. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, who was part of the Liberal-National…
Labor must step up for timber industry
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Labor must step up for timber industry

Victoria’s timber industry has been given a glimmer of hope in the latest report into the Leadbeater’s Possum protection measures but the Andrews Labor Government now needs to step up. The review of the effectiveness…
Mill questions remain unanswered
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Mill questions remain unanswered

Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, has said some key details on yesterday's Heyfield Mill announcement were yet to be fully explained and the State Government needed to provide clarity for the workers, their families and…
Jobs to go at Heyfield
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Jobs to go at Heyfield

The Government’s announcement on the Heyfield Mill today poses more questions than it provides answers, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. "It’s particularly concerning when mill workers advise both myself and the media they…