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A Strong Local Voice, Part Of A Strong Team

Hello and welcome to my website. As your Member for Gippsland East I'm pleased to give you a voice on State Government matters.

I believe that East Gippsland is a great place to live and raise a family and I want to work with my local community to make it even better. You can be confident that I will always fight for a fair go for locals and a fair share of government funding for our region.

I hope you find my website helpful and if you need any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact my electorate office on (03) 5152 3491 / via mail

 PO Box 1278, Bairnsdale, 3875 / or email me at

Latest News

Intersection plans on show at last

23rd August 2019

Following site meetings with local MP Tim Bull and community members as far back as 2016, Regional Roads Victoria will finally present long awaited concept plans of the Princes Highway...

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Ports Board devoid of locals

22nd August 2019

The new Board of Gippsland Ports announced today - which oversees the Ports of Mallacoota, Marlo, Gippsland Lakes and the Lake Tyers waterway – does not have a member east...

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“New” pull over areas old news

21st August 2019

The “announcement” last night of new roadside stopping areas on the Princes Highway by Minister Pulford appears to be the re-announcement of a commitment secured in early June by Gippsland...

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Activists should be held to account

20th August 2019

The Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Victorian Agriculture was in Bairnsdale today for its first hearing, with the committee being told those who break the law...

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Bairnsdale hearing on animal rights activism

16th August 2019

On Tuesday, agricultural professionals and industry groups will be presenting at a public hearing in Bairnsdale for the parliamentary inquiry into the impact of animal rights activism on Victorian agriculture. The...

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Scrum like contest for solar rebate

14th August 2019

East Gippsland householders have been made to engage in a scrum like contest to obtain approval for a rebate under the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Panel Rebate Scheme. At 9am on...

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“Sensitive vegetation” reason for narrow road shoulders - Minister

7th August 2019

The reason road shoulders adjacent to roadside barriers between Stratford-Sale and Bairnsdale-Lakes Entrance are at four metres, but only three metres between Stratford-Bairnsdale is due to “environmentally sensitive vegetation” that...

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Bull wins trespass hearing in Bairnsdale

5th August 2019

Bairnsdale will host a hearing of the Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Victorian Agriculture. Following requests to the committee from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull to...

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Labor stalling on Bonang Highway

1st August 2019

The Andrews Labor Government has not committed to matching the $2m in Federal money to seal the remaining unsealed section of the Bonang Highway, and in doing so has embarrassingly...

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Local councils left up the creek

30th July 2019

The Andrews Labor Government’s commitment that it will remove boat ramp parking and launching fees for councils that charged them, greatly disadvantages East Gippsland and Wellington Shire Councils and their...

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Get involved to fix farm trespass laws

23rd July 2019

There’s just two weeks left for East Gippsland’s farmers, farm businesses and community members to contribute to the Inquiry into farm trespass laws, that will hopefully result in tougher actions...

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Steel road barriers ‘preferred’ by local community – Minister

23rd July 2019

One of the reasons flexible steel guard rail is being installed on the Princes Highway between Sale and Bairnsdale is because that’s what “was preferred by the community”, according to...

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New Mallacoota Police Station open

18th July 2019

The recently completed Mallacoota Police Station will service the community well into the future, according to Gippsland East, Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who toured the new facility recently. Mr Bull said...

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Have your say on litter problems

17th July 2019

If you want to do something about littering and the illegal dumping of rubbish, you are invited to contribute your views and opinions to a plan that will help to...

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Volunteer Emergency Service Grants Available

12th July 2019

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...

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East Gippsland

Congratulatory Messages

Congratulatory messages are available through the Department of Premier and Cabinet for persons celebrating their 90th and 100th birthdays and Golden (50 years) and Diamond (60 years) Wedding Anniversaries. For more information contact my electorate office......

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Victorian Flags

Flags are provided through the Department of Premier and Cabinet, on the recommendation of a State Member of Parliament, to certain community groups and organisations. The purpose of this scheme is to give greater publicity to, and knowledge of, the State Flag. There is a general expectation that an organisation requesting a flag will display the flag on an exterior flagpole or at public meetings. The organisation must be voluntary, based on philanthropic motives and have a high profile in the community. State Flags are not provided for individuals (e.g. exchange students). State Flags are not provided for use overseas or to interstate bodies.

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Australian Flags

Australian Flags are available through your local Federal Member of Parliament. Please contact the office of Darren Chester for more information.

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Aboriginal Flags

Aboriginal Flags are available through your local Federal Member of Parliament. Please contact the office of Darren Chester for more information.

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