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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…
Singing group hit right notes
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Singing group hit right notes

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, couldn’t help but sing the praises of the Nowa Nowa Men’s Singing Group in Parliament recently, having been entertained by the group at this year’s Rotary Club of Mitchell…
Looking for East Gippsland’s environmental heroes
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Looking for East Gippsland’s environmental heroes

Now is the chance to nominate local people and groups who are making a positive difference to their environment for the 2011 Victorian Landcare Awards. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the awards are…
Modern approach to preserving local history
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Modern approach to preserving local history

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, recently had the pleasure of presenting the East Gippsland Family History Group with an $8,000 grant that will go towards Stage One of their “Digitising the Bairnsdale Advertiser” project.…
MP’s see fishing access benefits first hand
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MP’s see fishing access benefits first hand

Recreational fishers can now enjoy improved access to Mallacoota Inlet thanks to the reconstruction of the Mallacoota fisheries jetty, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. Mr Bull and Minister responsible for recreational fishing,…
Grants for water saving sporting clubs
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Grants for water saving sporting clubs

Local sporting clubs who are looking to make their facilities more environmentally sustainable should contact their local council to apply for a share in $2 million worth of Victorian Government funding, now available through the…
New laws to tackle potentially dangerous substances
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New laws to tackle potentially dangerous substances

The State Coalition Government is bringing in new laws that will enable swift action to ban emerging drugs of concern said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “The emergence of synthetic substances, which produce similar…
Nominations open to recognise senior citizens
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Nominations open to recognise senior citizens

Nominations for the 2011 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards have opened and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is strongly encouraging community groups and organisations to consider nominating those senior citizens who make outstanding…
$810,000 for socially disadvantaged
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$810,000 for socially disadvantaged

Lakes Entrance will receive $810,000 over the next four years to identify and implement solutions to social problems facing the local community, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. Lakes Entrance is one of…
State commits to childcare, now Feds must cough up!
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State commits to childcare, now Feds must cough up!

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to permanently restore its share of the Take a Break (TAB) occasional Childcare program funding if the Federal Government reverses its 2010 decision…
$1.27 million to save forest contractor jobs
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$1.27 million to save forest contractor jobs

The employment of East Gippsland forest contractors facing an uncertain future has been addressed by a $1.27 million Coalition Government program to restore and improve degraded forest areas.  Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said…
Bull welcomes whiting study
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Bull welcomes whiting study

The Coalition Government has allocated over $1 million from funds raised through the sale of recreational fishing licences to various projects, including $186,000 over three years to determine the spawning sources, movement patterns and nursery…
Rebates for those who save on water
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Rebates for those who save on water

The Victorian Coalition Government will boost rebates on water-efficient products, making them available to all households from July 1, with up to $1,000 being available towards the installation of rainwater tanks, said Member for Gippsland…
Safer travel for East Gippslanders
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Safer travel for East Gippslanders

Travelling on public transport at night will be safer under the Victorian Coalition Government’s promise to deploy 940 Protective Services Officers (PSOs) on all metropolitan and major regional train stations from 6pm until the last…
Bonus for first home buyers
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Bonus for first home buyers

The Victorian Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to make purchasing a new home more affordable for first home buyers, young farmers, pensioners and concession card holders and self funded retirees, said Member for…
Minister pays a visit
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Minister pays a visit

  Education Minister, Martin Dixon, took time to visit the Bairnsdale Secondary College and Bairnsdale West Primary School on his visit to the region Friday. Mr Dixon was in East Gippsland to officially open the…
Smoking disappointment
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Smoking disappointment

Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said today he was disappointed that the previous Government had bungled the introduction of laws to stop smoking in cars when children were present.“I am not a great…
Tostaree follow up
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Tostaree follow up

The Office of the Emergency Services Commissioner (OESC) will be conducting a follow-up community presentation into the February 1 Tostaree fire. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the presentation will be held on Wednesday…