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Nats maintain fight on childcare funding
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Nats maintain fight on childcare funding

The Federal Government’s refusal to pay its component of Take A Break childcare funding has been slammed in State Parliament this week by Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday…
Firewood collection permits abolished
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Firewood collection permits abolished

The Coalition Government has - from today - abolished the need for permits for collection of firewood on public land, making it easier and more affordable for those who rely on this resource for heating.…
Public safety grants available to local councils
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Public safety grants available to local councils

The Coalition Government has launched grants of up to $250,000 for local councils to fund major projects to prevent crime and make their communities safer. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, welcomed the announcement and…
Funding to improve black spots
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Funding to improve black spots

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, welcomed the recent announcement that $1.15 million will be spent in Gippsland towards upgrading five road sites which have been identified as accident black spots. The funding announcement included…
Boating facilities grants open
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Boating facilities grants open

East Gippsland residents have the opportunity to share in $4.2 million worth of funding with the first round of the Victorian Coalition Government’s Boating Safety and Facilities Program now open. “We have some beautiful waterways…
$60,000 for local Landcare groups
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$60,000 for local Landcare groups

The Victorian Coalition Government has marked the 25th anniversary of the Landcare movement with $600,000 to help fund activities, highlighting the great work of this iconic volunteer movement. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said…
Local knowledge sought for fire planning
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Local knowledge sought for fire planning

Residents who would like to find out more information about planned burns in Victoria’s parks and forests should attend one of the community information sessions, said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Upcoming community information…
Stage 1 : Snowy river walk opened
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Stage 1 : Snowy river walk opened

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today officially opened the first stage of the 2km Snowy River Estuary Walk at the invitation of Parks Victoria. The Snowy River Estuary Walk is an exciting new addition…
Coalition to restore $6.5m in library funding
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Coalition to restore $6.5m in library funding

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the Victorian Coalition Government’s announcement that it will inject $6.5 million over the next three years into Victorian libraries in order to fix the black hole in…
Grants available for young farmers
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Grants available for young farmers

Young farmers in East Gippsland committed to a career in agriculture can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 under the Coalition Government’s $1.2 million First Farm grant program. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
Local councils share in $5.67 million
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Local councils share in $5.67 million

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today congratulated East Gippsland Shire and Wellington Shire Councils, who were amongst a number of councils that partnered with key organisations in successfully applying for $248,248 in funding under…
Local neighbourhood house keeps showing initiative
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Local neighbourhood house keeps showing initiative

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, had the pleasure of presenting Deb Foskey of the Tubbut Neighbourhood House & Resource Centre with a grant certificate for $2,800, which was recently awarded to them under the…
Waste recycling boost to clean up the environment
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Waste recycling boost to clean up the environment

Recycling and waste recovery initiatives across Victoria will receive a boost with a $3 million injection by the government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, “said the funding would assist industry to implement new forms…
2011 Fire Awareness Awards
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2011 Fire Awareness Awards

  Entries are now open for the 2011 Fire Awareness Awards which provide members of the public with an opportunity to recognise the hard work of individuals, groups and organisations involved in fire projects across…
$5m to improve safety in bushfire-prone areas
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$5m to improve safety in bushfire-prone areas

“The Fire Ready Communities program is aimed at providing support for important local initiatives – both existing and new - to improve preparation, fire awareness and education.“The program will be open to applications from community…
Funds to help clean-up graffiti
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Funds to help clean-up graffiti

Local councils now have access to grants of up to $25,000 to target graffiti under an expanded program that has cleaned up one million square metres of graffiti across Victoria. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
$6.0m funding boost for local waterways
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$6.0m funding boost for local waterways

Boaters in Victoria’s east are set to benefit from a $6 million funding package provided to the Gippsland Ports Authority today by the Victorian Coalition Government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull delivered the good…
Historical cataloguing project gets boost
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Historical cataloguing project gets boost

Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society  (LERHS) received funding from the Victorian Government through the Local History Grants Program to assist with the cataloguing of the Society’s collection. Under the title of ‘Saving the past for…
Funding to aid battle against bowel cancer
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Funding to aid battle against bowel cancer

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is one of 18 Victorian hospitals to share in a Coalition Government funding injection of $1.81 million to obtain new equipment to meet an increasing demand for colonoscopy procedures. Member for…
Local lad impresses pollies
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Local lad impresses pollies

Omeo Benambra Football club’s wonder kick, Macy Hambrook, continues to get talked about and this time Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said it was his parliamentary colleagues who got to hear of Macy’s record…