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Bairnsdale RSL power bill raised in Parliament
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Bairnsdale RSL power bill raised in Parliament

The Premier, Daniel Andrews, has given an undertaking to contact the Bairnsdale RSL Sub-Branch over its soaring electricity bill.   Leader of the Opposition, Matthew Guy, raised the matter in question time in State Parliament…
What is the fire station deal?
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What is the fire station deal?

Clarity is being sought on confusion over the funding of the Bairnsdale Fire Brigade’s proposed station relocation.   This comes after State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, received a letter earlier this week from…
Common sense prevails with Hope funding
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Common sense prevails with Hope funding

A huge win for the local volunteer committee and the wider community, is how Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, described today’s announcement the Hope Restart Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre will be built in…
Collaboration key to slipway redevelopment
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Collaboration key to slipway redevelopment

The next step in the redevelopment of the former Gippsland Ports slipway in the heart of Lakes Entrance is about to commence.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who last year obtained an assurance…
Smoking not cool, it’s a killer
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Smoking not cool, it’s a killer

With figures showing 58 per cent of indigenous Gippslanders smoke, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has called for the local community to band together to help reduce the alarming rate.   While addressing the…
Stratford replacement by 2021
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Stratford replacement by 2021

The Avon River Bridge at Stratford will be replaced by 2021.  That was what the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee heard today, when The Nationals Member for Gippsland South and PAEC member, Danny O’Brien, asked…
Liberal Nationals caring for our carers
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Liberal Nationals caring for our carers

Gippsland carers will get the support they need to care for their loved ones under an elected Liberal Nationals government, Member for Gippsland East and Shadow Minister for Disability, Tim Bull, has said.   Every…
Minister needs to make good his promise
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Minister needs to make good his promise

Victoria’s Education Minister has yet again been asked to see first-hand the deplorable state of the library and classrooms at the Bairnsdale Secondary College that are still waiting for the second stage upgrade of the…
Omeo issues remain unaddressed
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Omeo issues remain unaddressed

Issues affecting the operations of the Omeo Early Childhood Development Centre have still not been addressed by the Andrews Labor Government, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who is desperately seeking answers.  …
Award recognises island initiatives
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Award recognises island initiatives

Having helped initiate works at one of the sites, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is pleased the Gippsland Lakes Bird Habitat Restoration Project at Crescent and Pelican Islands received a Victorian Coastal Award in…
Lakes development to boost tourism
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Lakes development to boost tourism

An elected Liberal Nationals government will kick-start development of a new $4.5 million tourism drawcard on Bullock Island that will boost visitation to Lakes Entrance.   Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh and Gippsland East…
Stratford Rail Bridge still not happening
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Stratford Rail Bridge still not happening

In March this year, the Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allen and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing visited the Stratford rail bridge to announce the start of work on its replacement as part of…
Traditional burning, healthier bushland
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Traditional burning, healthier bushland

Improving the health of East Gippsland’s bush, while reducing fire risk, will be an aim of an elected Liberal Nationals Government, which has declared support for the Return of the Firestick project, which is based…
Labor votes down presumptive rights
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Labor votes down presumptive rights

An attempt by the Liberal Nationals to introduce presumptive cancer rights for firefighters in Victoria was yesterday dismissed by the Andrews Labor Government, much to the concern of Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.  …
Labor out of its depth with wild dog control
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Labor out of its depth with wild dog control

Labor’s Agriculture Minister has again proved she is out of her depth when it comes to wild dog control, appearing to have no knowledge of a recent ban to the larger traps used by doggers…
Lakes gets raw deal under Labor
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Lakes gets raw deal under Labor

Having not had a mention in the 906 pages of State Budget papers for any capital investment, it is clear Lakes Entrance is getting a raw deal under Labor.   That’s according to Gippsland East…
Drought help available now for farmers
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Drought help available now for farmers

Farmers across East Gippsland experiencing drought can obtain immediate assistance from the Federal Government.   Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said a rainfall deficiency measure calculated by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) had replaced…
Volunteer emergency service grants available
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Volunteer emergency service grants available

East Gippsland’s emergency service organisations are being encouraged to repeat their highly successful efforts from last year by again applying for funding through the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP).   Gippsland East Nationals MP,…
Raw deal, no Hope in latest Labor Budget
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Raw deal, no Hope in latest Labor Budget

Despite significant funding to metro areas in today’s State Budget, Bairnsdale Secondary College students and staff must continue to work in unsatisfactory conditions, Orbost police are being forced to serve their community from an outdated…
Patch job doesn’t make up for Labor neglect
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Patch job doesn’t make up for Labor neglect

The Fixing Country Roads fund, announced by the Andrews Labor Government last week, is scraps off the table after neglecting the local roads network for three years, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.…