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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

Neighbourhood Policing in CBD

27th May 2024

Local residents would have noticed a visible police presence in the Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance central business districts over the past few weeks. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said he...

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Local students encouraged to enter Parliament Prize

27th May 2024

Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is encouraging local students to enter the annual 2024 Parliament Prize competition.“Entries are now open for Years five – 12 to enter this...

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V/Line carriage café con

20th May 2024

The few V/Line rail services from Bairnsdale that have buffet amenities will be removed when upgrades to the Bairnsdale Station stabling yard are completed. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, says...

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Check your devices ahead of 3G closures

13th May 2024

Nationals State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is encouraging residents to check if their devices will still work, as Telstra prepares to shut down its 3G network in August...

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Know your land tax liability

13th May 2024

New land tax thresholds introduced by the Allan Labor Government has seen many East Gippsland landholders receiving a land tax bill for the first time this year. However, Nationals Member for...

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Budget does not address roads disaster

7th May 2024

Victoria’s 2024/25 State Budget released today has not delivered the funding to fix our country roads, with the maintenance budget still over 16 per cent below what it was in...

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Government energy scheme telemarketers banned

6th May 2024

East Gippsland residents will no longer face forceful sales tactics from energy companies after the Nationals were successful in advocating for a ban on telemarketing and doorknocking. From May 1, providers...

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Lest We Forget

24th April 2024

At the time you are reading this, I will be at Gallipoli, spending a few days outside tomorrow’s official ceremonies to visit a few of our fallen locals.As we approach...

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Horror Budget beckons from wasteful State Government

15th April 2024

With the State Budget around the corner, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is calling for additional roads and health funding in what the Government itself has already said will...

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Hands off our health services

8th April 2024

In a cruel cost cutting exercise, the Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas, has told Victorian regional health services, including those in East Gippsland, to make significant ‘back of house’ budget...

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Suburban rail project prioritised over health

4th April 2024

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, says the Labor Government’s request for all hospitals across country Victoria to cut funding would have disastrous ramifications for regional communities.“I spoke about this...

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Barrier trees going nowhere soon

3rd April 2024

The more than 100 trees growing in the centre of the road barriers between Bairnsdale and Sale, some well over six feet tall, will not be removed for months with...

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Hardwood, softwood – Premier do you know the difference?

2nd April 2024

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has queried whether Premier Jacinta Allan, who is overseeing the shutdown of the native timber industry, even knows the difference between hardwood and softwood.“In...

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Wild dog program under threat

28th March 2024

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has said wild dog controls on public land are under threat, and urged everyone in rural communities to report not only wild dog stock...

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Minister asked to expedite medical imaging outcome

25th March 2024

The delay in medical imaging timelines has again been raised in State Parliament by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Earlier this year, Mr Bull cited several situations where delays in...

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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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