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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…
Full duck season and new game body
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Full duck season and new game body

Victorian hunters can look forward to a bumper season next year after the Victorian Coalition Government today announced a full duck and quail season. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the recent wet conditions…
State tips in $10k for Skyfest
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State tips in $10k for Skyfest

FireworksState Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced today that the State Government will make a $10,000 grant from its “Putting Locals First” fund to the Lakes Entrance New Year’s Eve Skyfest. “Families have been…
Lane’s traps give wild dog controllers more bite
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Lane’s traps give wild dog controllers more bite

The Victorian Coalition Government is giving doggers a greater arsenal in the fight to control wild dogs by reintroducing Lane’s leg-hold traps that were banned by the previous Government in December 2008,” State Member for…
Funding for Mallacoota SLSC and Tamboon Inlet
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Funding for Mallacoota SLSC and Tamboon Inlet

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has been successful in being awarded $14,080 in funding under the government’s Boating and Safety Facilities Program said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “It is important that our local…
Six local Landcare groups can start recruiting
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Six local Landcare groups can start recruiting

Maffra & District, Clifton Creek Community, East Gippsland Network, Far East Victoria, Glenaladale and Avon Landcare groups and networks will receive a fixed grant of up to $50,000 a year to fund a facilitator position…