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VPTAS criteria needs review
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VPTAS criteria needs review

  In his final address to State Parliament recently, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, urged Labor’s Health Minister to consider reviewing the eligibility criteria of the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme, so it can…
Macalister Irrigation District investment to flow under Liberal Nationals
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Macalister Irrigation District investment to flow under Liberal Nationals

An elected Liberal Nationals Government will deliver a more efficient and secure water supply for farmers in the Macalister Irrigation District, providing $13.4 million to kickstart the final stage of modernisation works.   Shadow Minister…
Liberal Nationals to connect Gippsland communities with fast rail to Bairnsdale
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Liberal Nationals to connect Gippsland communities with fast rail to Bairnsdale

A Liberal Nationals Government will transform Victoria’s rail network, slashing travel times on the Bairnsdale line to better connect Gippslanders with more jobs, further education and healthcare.   Gippslanders will have better access to universities,…
Breaking down country student barriers
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Breaking down country student barriers

East Gippslanders choosing to study away from home at the completion of their secondary schooling will be better supported to settle into tertiary education under a Liberal Nationals Government.   Moving away from family and…
Labor silent on seismic survey
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Labor silent on seismic survey

A request for the State Agriculture Minister to take action to protect the interests of the local fishing industry from the potentially adverse effects of a proposed marine seismic survey in Eastern Bass Strait, has…
Opposition Leader’s drought insight
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Opposition Leader’s drought insight

Drought-hit farmers in East Gippsland have explained their plight to State Opposition Leader Matthew Guy.  Mr Guy was in East Gippsland with local Nationals MP Tim Bull and attended the cattle sale in Bairnsdale before…
Bull pushes for new station
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Bull pushes for new station

With Orbost Police Station in desperate need of replacement, Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull is pushing for the funding required to build a new facility.   Mr Bull said he had circled a petition…
Labor stalls on wildlife control
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Labor stalls on wildlife control

Having failed to expedite the Authority to Control Wildlife permits process to provide relief for drought-stricken East Gippsland farmers, The Nationals have raised the matter again in State Parliament question time yesterday.   Gippsland East…
A great community partnership
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A great community partnership

A great community partnership between the East Gippsland Specialist School, local MP Tim Bull, Gippsland Ports, DELWP and East Gippsland Shire has delivered new picnic tables at Bullock Island.   As part of the progressive…
Shadow Minister in drought discussions
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Shadow Minister in drought discussions

Farmers from across East Gippsland have this week been able to share views on their plight and raise ideas to assist with current drought conditions with Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Agriculture…
Cann playground needs funding
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Cann playground needs funding

The need to upgrade Cann River’s Mick Baum Park playground – particularly the amenities block – has been given a push in State Parliament.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the public toilets…
Paynesville foreshore’s new lease on life
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Paynesville foreshore’s new lease on life

A Liberal Nationals Government will breathe new life into Paynesville’s boat yard precinct, kick-starting a major redevelopment plan if elected in November.   Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Decentralisation Peter Walsh and…
Farmers heard as drought relief flows
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Farmers heard as drought relief flows

Having sought additional support for drought-stricken East Gippsland farmers, Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull said today’s announcement of a $5 million State Government support package would assist famers in these trying conditions.   “To…
Labor, Greens vote against increased roads funding
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Labor, Greens vote against increased roads funding

A move by the Greens and Labor to block millions of dollars in extra funding for country roads has been condemned by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.   In State Parliament last week, the…
Further drought support should come this week
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Further drought support should come this week

Both the Minister and Shadow Minister for Agriculture will be back in East Gippsland this week on drought-related visits, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said today.   “Minister Jaala Pulford will be here on…
Please fix ‘un-drivable’ Pearl Point Road
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Please fix ‘un-drivable’ Pearl Point Road

The “un-drivable” Pearl Point Road, near Bemm River, needs repairing urgently, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull, who urged the Environment Minister to take action in State Parliament.   “Pearl Point is a…
Bairnsdale trains can’t stop at Clayton
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Bairnsdale trains can’t stop at Clayton

Gippsland Nationals MPs have called on the Andrews Labor Government to rule out any plans to terminate Gippsland trains at Clayton or Pakenham under its proposed new suburban rail loop.   The Labor Party outlined…
Labor missing the mark on rail
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Labor missing the mark on rail

Labor’s plans to build a rail tunnel through Melbourne’s suburbs – to cost around $50 billion and unlikely to be completed for another 30 years – is a slap in the face for East Gippsland…
Bully backs Secondary College
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Bully backs Secondary College

A Liberal Nationals Government will provide the $15 million required to complete the new Bairnsdale Secondary College.   Shadow Minister for Education Tim Smith and Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull today announced the Liberal…
MPs visit drought-affected farms
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MPs visit drought-affected farms

On-farm discussions with drought-impacted farmers were the focus when Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford and Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull took to the road today.   “Having raised the concerning seasonal conditions in Parliament over…