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Community Sport & Recreation Awards closing soon
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Community Sport & Recreation Awards closing soon

Nominations for the Victorian Government’s 2011 Community Sport & Recreation Awards are closing soon and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is encouraging any local sporting clubs or individuals who haven’t nominated for the Awards…
Funding boost for Gippsland carers
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Funding boost for Gippsland carers

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the recent announcement that $100,000 in funding has been provided by the Coalition Government to support the Gippsland Carers Association (GCA). “Gippsland Carers Association is an entirely…
Mental illness workforce inquiry
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Mental illness workforce inquiry

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is inviting individuals, organisations and businesses in the region, which have an interest in workforce participation by people living with a mental illness, to make a submission to a…
Fire safety works to commence at Bemm River
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Fire safety works to commence at Bemm River

Funding has been approved to upgrade the Bemm River Hotel as a Neighbourhood Safer Place - Place of Last Resort (NSP-PLR) and to undertake other fire prevention measures for the township, with works to commence…
Mobile business centre coming to Bairnsdale
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Mobile business centre coming to Bairnsdale

Member for Gippsland East, Mr Tim Bull, announced the Victorian Government’s Mobile Business Centre will visit Bairnsdale next week to deliver free mentoring and face-to-face assistance to local small businesses. Mr Bull said, the ‘Summer…
Dawsons Cove boat ramp upgrade safer for boaters
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Dawsons Cove boat ramp upgrade safer for boaters

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today officially opened the newly completed Dawsons Cove Boat Ramp. “Recreational boating is an important way of life for many Victorians, and ensuring that we maintain safety and accessibility…
Have a say on number plate safety message
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Have a say on number plate safety message

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has urged East Gippslanders to join the discussion on the new number plate message for the state. “On Sunday, Premier Ted Baillieu announced Victorian number plates would carry a…
$50k for cancer care facility upgrade
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$50k for cancer care facility upgrade

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the announcement that Gippsland Rotary Centenary House (GRCH) will receive $50,000 in funding from the Victorian Coalition Government to support major improvements at the facility. “GRCH first…
Funding for accommodation / respite services
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Funding for accommodation / respite services

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement of funding to establish new and innovative accommodation and respite services for people with a disability or complex needs. “I encourage any local…
Loretta Bartley - 100 years young
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Loretta Bartley - 100 years young

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, was pleased to welcome Lake Tyers resident, Mrs Loretta Bartley to Parliament House last week as part of an afternoon tea hosted for Victorian centenarians. “Mrs Bartley was accompanied…
$20 million for 'Communities for Nature'
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$20 million for 'Communities for Nature'

The Victorian Coalition Government has launched a new grants program to enable local communities to conduct work that will safeguard and enhance their local environment. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the ‘Communities for…
Mental Health Week - ongoing awareness needed
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Mental Health Week - ongoing awareness needed

Gippsland MPs are encouraging locals to use Mental Health Week as a long-term platform to support people dealing with mental illness. “Since its inception in 1985, Mental Health Week has grown to encompass hundreds of…
Residents urged to look-out for scams
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Residents urged to look-out for scams

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is reminding local residents to be on the look-out for scams with Consumer Affairs Victoria receiving more than 6,770 reports of scams in the last financial year, up from…
New wild dog advisory committee
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New wild dog advisory committee

The Victorian Coalition Government has established a new advisory committee on wild dogs to give local community groups more input into control measures.It is the latest in a series of measures this Government has introduced…
Nominate a terrific teacher
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Nominate a terrific teacher

To celebrate World Teachers' Day on Friday, 28 October, the Victorian Institute of Teaching is inviting students, parents and community members to nominate a teacher who matters. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said “World…
Youth community programs open
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Youth community programs open

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is encouraging members of the local community and young people aged between 12-25 years to get engaged and play a role in the decision making of their local communities.…
Funding for better disabled access
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Funding for better disabled access

Bendoc Community Centre is one of 27 Neighbourhood Houses to share in $450,000 of funding under the Victorian Government’s ‘Small Inclusion Grants Program’ (SIG) which helps  support people with disabilities so they can more easily…
Improved access to Sydenham Inlet
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Improved access to Sydenham Inlet

Recreational anglers can enjoy improved fishing facilities at Sydenham Inlet thanks to $84,560 from the Recreational Fishing Grants Program, and funding received from East Gippsland Shire Council. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said “the…
Environment Minister visits Lakes and Snowy
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Environment Minister visits Lakes and Snowy

Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, this week spent two days in East Gippsland viewing various environmental works and gaining a greater understanding of the region. He was accompanied by the Member…
Better disabled access for neighbourhood house
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Better disabled access for neighbourhood house

Bendoc Community Centre is one of 27 Neighbourhood Houses to share in $450,000 of funding under the Victorian Government’s ‘Small Inclusion Grants Program’ (SIG) which helps  support people with disabilities so they can more easily…