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Liberal Nationals get rolling on train renewal
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Liberal Nationals get rolling on train renewal

The Bairnsdale rail line will have new-generation faster, more reliable trains with far greater carrying capacity under an elected Liberal Nationals government, which today announced $633 million for complete renewal of all longhaul rolling stock.…
May start for pedestrian crossings
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May start for pedestrian crossings

Lakes Entrance is set to benefit from two dedicated pedestrian crossing points along the Esplanade, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who raised the matter in State Parliament last week.   “The Lakes…
CFA leadership training axed
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CFA leadership training axed

Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria’s leadership training program, which has assisted East Gippsland volunteers from Mallacoota to Mount Taylor, has been cancelled due to funding cuts by the Andrews Government in its latest stoush with CFA…
Bull calls for hold on barriers
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Bull calls for hold on barriers

Yet another request to halt the wire rope barrier roll out was made in State Parliament last night, by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, after the Minister for Roads and Road Safety agreed to…
Local support for “Dolly’s Dream” Foundation
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Local support for “Dolly’s Dream” Foundation

In just six days Carlee Knight’s initiative to raise funds for the Dolly’s Dream Foundation has resulted in over three hundred orders from all over Australia for her unique shirts embroidered with the “Do it…
Promised funds for country not delivered
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Promised funds for country not delivered

A big chunk of the money promised to country Victoria from the Port of Melbourne lease proceeds has not been delivered by Daniel Andrews. While East Gippsland’s road and rail infrastructure is crying out for renewal,…
Liberal Nationals to halt wire barrier rollout
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Liberal Nationals to halt wire barrier rollout

The State Liberals and Nationals will suspend the blanket rollout of wire rope barriers and allow funds to be directed toward road safety measures on country roads, if successful at the November poll.   “I…
Well done on rescue: Bull
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Well done on rescue: Bull

Three men who performed a heroic rescue of two kayakers off Lakes Entrance on Sunday have been formally thanked and congratulated in State Parliament by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.   “In a strong…
Bull welcomes fire station announcement
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Bull welcomes fire station announcement

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has welcomed news that the land for the new Bairnsdale Fire Brigade station has been secured at the rear of the Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning offices…
State Parliament could be heading east
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State Parliament could be heading east

Gippslanders will be able to better access State Parliament sittings in the next term of government, should the Liberal Nationals win the November election. Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, said the Gippsland region would…
Emergency workers aren’t 'dingbats'
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Emergency workers aren’t 'dingbats'

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has this week in Parliament taken issue with the Roads Minister’s comments in which he has described those who have questioned the road safety barrier installation project as “banjo…
Has trial only just begun?
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Has trial only just begun?

Following questions in State Parliament to the Public Transport Minister, it appears the V/Line carriage air conditioning trial that was to be completed in 2016 is still uncompleted, and possibly not even started, as we…
Grants to lift CFA volunteerism
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Grants to lift CFA volunteerism

East Gippsland’s CFA brigades are being encouraged to apply for grants to assist in attracting and retaining volunteers.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the Enhancing Volunteerism Grants Program was seeking applications from…
Helping women and girls get into sport
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Helping women and girls get into sport

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is urging local sports clubs to apply for a share of $400,000 worth of funding under the VicHealth Active Club Grant program.   “Grants of up to $10,000 are…
Tassie timber industry flourishes at our expense
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Tassie timber industry flourishes at our expense

The recent announcement that the Hermal Group, former owners of the Heyfield mill, are to build a $190 million timber mill in Tasmania and create 220 ongoing jobs, is bitter news for this region, according…
Lack of police ‘deeply concerning’
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Lack of police ‘deeply concerning’

Reports the front doors to Lakes Entrance Police Station have barely opened in the past three weeks of peak holiday time are deeply concerning, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, and Shadow Police…
Stokes with the opportunity
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Stokes with the opportunity

Learning volleyball as a primary school-aged student, Jemma Stokes never thought it would end up with her relocating to Canberra to access the Australian Institute of Sport’s Centre of Excellence – but it’s now a…
Celebrate Australia Day
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Celebrate Australia Day

Australia Day is a day to spend time with family and friends, to recognise the volunteers in our community and to reflect on our unique a way of life and national character, according to Member…
Liberal Nationals commit to tackling cross-border problems
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Liberal Nationals commit to tackling cross-border problems

Communities along Victoria’s state borders, including East Gippsland, will benefit from the services of a dedicated Cross Border Commissioner under an elected Liberal Nationals government.   Local Nationals MP Tim Bull said people living and…
Wire rope barriers spin
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Wire rope barriers spin

None! Zip! Zilch! Zero!   That’s pretty much the answer Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has received from a question he asked late last year of the Roads Minister in Parliament about the public…