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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

Rapid testing can assist with business shortages

19th October 2021

Rapid testing for those who are unvaccinated should be considered to avoid workforce shortages in the region, says Nationals MP for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.“I have been contacted by a...

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Coast Guard seeking new home base

18th October 2021

Coast Guard Paynesville is looking for a new permanent consolidated home. Members recently met with local Nationals MP’s Tim Bull and Darren Chester to discuss options. Commander Michael Doyle explained the flotilla...

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Labor again abandons forest workers

11th October 2021

The Andrews Government has completely abandoned forest workers in East Gippsland. If it is not enough that they intend to end the industry by 2030 and destroy local economies, they have...

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Local health services set for improvements

11th October 2021

Several East Gippsland Health Services have been funded for infrastructure upgrades.Gippsland East, Nationals MP, Tim Bull said he had been advised by the Minister of funding for works to be...

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Stratford – Bairnsdale Highway stretch named state’s most dangerous - RACV

28th September 2021

The RACV’s annual My Country Road Survey has nominated the stretch of Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale the state’s most dangerous. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the survey...

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Backflip on opening regions welcomed

27th September 2021

Following calls last week for regions that reach the vaccination benchmarks to have restrictions eased sooner, the State Government on Sunday backflipped on its original stance to allow just that. Gippsland...

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Regions need more freedoms sooner

20th September 2021

Victoria’s regional areas that are Coronavirus free and will hit the vaccination rate targets well ahead of the state average, should be considered for earlier easing of restrictions.This is the...

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Pubs and clubs need more certainty

13th September 2021

Representatives from Bairnsdale based pubs and clubs met on Friday to raise their concerns over the mixed messaging with the current COVID restrictions and uncertainty for their sector.Gippsland East Nationals...

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Truckie testing site win

6th September 2021

A COVID-19 testing facility for the region’s freight drivers will be set up at the Murrungowar truck stop between Orbost and Cann River.Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who has...

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Dan has no plan out of lockdown

30th August 2021

On the back of a report to the State Government highlighting the increasing mental health crisis, Victorians need more detail on the plan out of lockdown, including the benchmarks for...

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More East Gippsland testing facilities needed

23rd August 2021

With the State Government’s requirement that a negative COVID test result must be obtained by interstate transport drivers every three days, there are calls for more testing facilities in East...

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Call for dedicated manufacturing fund

20th August 2021

Manufacturing in rural and regional Victoria can play a major role in the state’s post COVID economic recovery and Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said this region can play...

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Forget Where’s Wally, it’s Where’s Lily as key bridge rebuild will hit three years

16th August 2021

As the rebuild of Parks Victoria infrastructure destroyed in the fires 19 months ago moves at snail’s pace, East Gippslanders are starting to ask why Minister Lily D’Ambrosio is not...

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Cash support needed, not meditation

16th August 2021

The Andrews Labor Government’s business concierge service, touted as the answer to help those that are ‘slipping through the cracks’ in relation to receiving financial support, is a sham. Gippsland East...

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24hr travel time from Qld puts lives at risk

8th August 2021

The Andrews Labor Government and its VicRoads Department warns against driving while drowsy, but expects Victorians returning from Queensland to do the 15-hour journey in 24 hours under its unrealistic...

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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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