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Regional achievement recognition
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Regional achievement recognition

Now is the perfect time for individuals, businesses and community groups that are making a significant difference in the region to nominate for the 2011 Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
Export awards
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Export awards

East Gippsland businesses are being encouraged to enter the prestigious 2011 Governor of Victoria Export Awards, with entries closing on July 14.“This is an opportunity for businesses to gain a higher profile both at home…
Maffra Recreation Reserve improvement
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Maffra Recreation Reserve improvement

Playing conditions at the Maffra Recreation Reserve are set to improve dramatically with the committee of management receiving over $27,000 to install an automated underground irrigation system as part of the State Government’s Country Football…
Public housing boost
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Public housing boost

Public housing in Gippsland is about to receive a major boost with the State Government announcing approximately 70 new public and social housing properties will be built in Bairnsdale, Sale, Morwell and Moe, by June…
NDIS submission
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NDIS submission

The introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme is progressing with the Victorian Coalition Government releasing its submission in response to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Disability Care and Support. Member for Gippsland East,…
Victorians to have a say on sentencing
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Victorians to have a say on sentencing

The views of the community will be sought on the adequacy of sentencing in Victoria, the Coalition Government announced this week. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the on-line survey, which will run for…
Innovation and education funding boost
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Innovation and education funding boost

Community College East Gippsland has been successful in receiving $50,000 in grant funding for their “Small Business on the Move” project. Minister for Tertiary Education, Peter Hall and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, made…
Tough new laws to crack down on hoon drivers
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Tough new laws to crack down on hoon drivers

Drivers who participate in dangerous activities on the local roads can expect to face harsh consequences with the State Government introducing the toughest hoon laws Victoria has ever seen. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull,…
Local sport to benefit from community grants
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Local sport to benefit from community grants

East Gippsland residents have the opportunity to get more involved in sporting activities thanks to a Victorian Government funding boost to local sport and recreation organisations that are running initiatives to encourage more active and…
School ground upgrade for Bairnsdale West Primary
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School ground upgrade for Bairnsdale West Primary

Bairnsdale West Primary School is set to benefit from the Coalition Government’s commitment to restore play areas affected by Building the Education Revolution (BER) construction works. One of more than 80 schools across the state,…
Tightening net on “illegal fishing” offenders
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Tightening net on “illegal fishing” offenders

Individuals involved in illegal fishing, fish trafficking or who assault or obstruct fisheries officers, will be hit with tougher penalties and equipment seizures under new legislation before Parliament, says Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.…
NDIS would change lives of those with disabilities
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NDIS would change lives of those with disabilities

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has joined Victorian Premier, Ted Baillieu in welcoming the recent release of the Productivity Commission report into a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) saying it has the potential to…
Greater opportunities
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Greater opportunities

Students will have more after school job opportunities following a Fair Work Australia draft decision to allow 1.5 hour shifts rather than the current minimum three hour shifts, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said…
Heater swap
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Heater swap

East Gippsland Concession Card holders will be entitled to a rebate of $700 when they replace their electric heater with a more cost-effective and energy-efficient gas heater, as part of the Victorian Gas Heater Rebate.…
“Victalent” funding for local clubs
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“Victalent” funding for local clubs

More Victorians will have the opportunity to get physically active thanks to a $175,000 funding boost for 136 local sport and recreation initiatives to encourage more active and healthy communities. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…