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Budget brings good news for East Gippsland

Residents living in East Gippsland will benefit from the Victorian Coalition Government’s 2012-13 Budget, with a focus on health care, transport improvements and school upgrades to secure Victoria’s future and drive economic activity, productivity and…

Toorloo Arm brigade latest to get retrofit

Toorloo Arm CFA has had its tanker retrofitted with heat shields thanks to a State government grant. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said fire-fighters play such an important role in protecting our communities, in…

$2.7m for disability accommodation in Bairnsdale

A total of $2.7 million in State and Federal Government funding has been allocated to Noweyung Services to provide shared and independent living arrangements for seven individuals with severe or profound disability. Chief executive officer,…

$5000 to support East Gippsland’s heritage

East Gippsland Shire Council will be better placed to provide free advice to owners of heritage properties following $5,000 in funding towards the provision of Heritage Advisory Services for 2011-12, Member for Gippsland East, Tim…

Extra Landcare facilitator for East Gippsland

Snowy River Interstate Landcare has received an extra Landcare facilitator as part of the Victorian Government’s Victorian Local Landcare Facilitator Program. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the new facilitator reflected the government’s commitment…

Fox and wild dog program bounty’ful

East Gippsland hunters are making the most of the Victorian Coalition Government’s fox and wild dog bounty with 75 wild dog skins handed in at local collection centres and 168 state-wide since October. Member for…

New home for croquet in Lakes Entrance

Croquet will soon have a new and dedicated home in Lakes Entrance with the Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hugh Delahunty and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull today announcing $100,000 towards a new croquet…

Paynesville Men’s Shed gearing up for opening

Paynesville Men’s Shed has been successful in receiving funding of $3,410 that will allow its members to undertake OH&S, First Aid and Appliance Safety training to help strengthen its governance, sustainability and future planning. Member…

Safety retrofits for East Gippsland tankers

CFA fire tankers throughout East Gippsland are being upgraded with radiant heat protective curtains, water-spraying systems and heat-shielding panels under the Coalition’s $23 million Crew Retrofit Program, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today.…

Burn-over retrofit for CFA tankers

Maffra, Dargo, Boisdale, Newry and Munro CFA brigades have been earmarked for vital vehicle safety upgrades that will give fire-fighters a better chance of surviving burn-overs. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said fire-fighters play…

Supporting vulnerable Aboriginal children

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative (GEGAC) and Ramahyuck and District Aboriginal Corporation will share $873,071 in Coalition government funding to provide vulnerable Aboriginal children and their families with additional care and support services. “The…

Funding for Bairnsdale’s 'Changing Lanes'

Bairnsdale Secondary College has received a grant of $104,325 for its ‘Changing Lanes Re-engagement Program’ under the Coalition Government’s $5 million ‘Local Solutions Year 12 Retention Fund’ Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today.…

Regional schools share in $2.5 million injection

Orbost Secondary College will receive $100,000 under the Victorian Coalition Government’s ‘Local Solutions Year 12 Retention Fund’ for their 'Linking Schools through Technology' program, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull announced today. "The program,…

Funds provide a photo finish for Canni Creek races

Buchan and Gelantipy, Omeo and District and Tambo Valley Picnic Racing Clubs have been allocated funds through the Coalition’s Victorian Racing Industry Fund, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. The money’s will…

Road sealing works to commence on Omeo highway

Work is starting on sealing of the unsealed sections of the Omeo Highway, delivering on another election commitment, says Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “It is one of only four routes between the North…

Government gets tough on weed control

The Victorian Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to target recalcitrant land owners who fail to control invasive plants on private property, says State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “Whilst more continually needs…

Reforms to spur on retail industry

Retail policy changes announced by the Coalition government will spur on major jobs growth and provide more flexibility in Victoria’s retail industry and local member, Tim Bull, said these reforms can only be good news…

Fire safety messaging for road users

Fifteen mobile messaging LED signs, including one positioned at Genoa on the Princes Highway, are providing high-impact visible safety information and advice for motorists this summer, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. “The…
$90,000 to ‘Engage’ regional youth
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$90,000 to ‘Engage’ regional youth

East Gippsland Shire Council is to receive $90,000 from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $12.3 million Engage! grants program, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull announced today.  “Our youth are our future and we must guarantee…
Mallacoota gets another life-saving boost
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Mallacoota gets another life-saving boost

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has received another $5,000 under the State Government’s $9.5 million budget package for Life Saving Victoria,” Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced today. This is on top of the…