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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

2020 a horror year for deaths on East Gippsland roads

7th June 2021

Transport Accident Commission (TAC) road fatality statistics show that for the 12-month period to December 2020, East Gippsland recorded nine lives lost, the second worst result for road fatalities for...

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Restrictions for Regional Victoria from June 4 - June 11

2nd June 2021

For a full list of restrictions for Regional Victoria, please click here. 

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$9m in fire recovery funds headed to East Gippsland

31st May 2021

A number of key projects from Mallacoota to Swift’s Creek have been funded in the latest round of the Federal and State funded Local Economic Recovery (LER) grants program announced...

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Riverside camping a flawed policy

26th May 2021

This week at State Parliament, hundreds of landholders from across Victoria rallied against the Andrews Labor Government’s flawed regulations that would see camping allowed on land licensed to farmers for...

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Budget reveals cuts, cost blow outs, new taxes and we’re paying for it!

21st May 2021

This year’s State Budget has been disastrous for communities in regional Victoria with nearly $285 million slashed from regional development, $61.3 million removed from agriculture, $190m from road maintenance and...

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Fix roads rather than lower limits

17th May 2021

A proposal to lower speed limits on regional back roads, rather than fix them lets the Andrews Labor Government off the hook for its underinvestment in country roads. Gippsland East Nationals...

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Services and infrastructure sought in Thursday’s Budget

17th May 2021

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said he was hoping for improvements to certain services and some infrastructure projects to be announced in this Thursday’s State Budget. “There are certainly some...

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Wellington backs timber workers East Gippsland accepts job losses

14th May 2021

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has labelled East Gippsland Shire’s response to a report it commissioned showing the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to end the native timber industry would...

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Pressure on Bunnings to restock Victorian timber

12th May 2021

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has called on Bunnings to reverse its decision to ban stocking Victorian hardwood, which was based on a court decision that was unanimously overturned...

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Licence testing online for Gippsland learners

10th May 2021

Following a strong push from local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, East Gippsland’s aspiring drivers will have the opportunity to complete their Learner Permit driving test on line. Mr Bull raised the...

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How many homes, when and where?

10th May 2021

The Victorian government is boasting that its $5.3 billion Big Housing Build will construct more than 12,000 new homes in Victoria and that 25% of that number will be delivered...

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Slow fire response slammed

6th May 2021

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has slammed the Andrews Labor Government in Parliament over its slow bushfire recovery response, citing 17 of the many locations that remain closed after...

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East Gippsland’s small businesses to benefit from Liberal Nationals Local Business Action Plan

5th May 2021

Jobs will be the centrepiece of an elected O’Brien Liberal Nationals Government with the announcement of the biggest reform to payroll tax in a generation.Under the Liberal Nationals Local Business...

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Hospital funding guarantees sought

4th May 2021

A plan to syphon key elements of Bairnsdale Regional Health Service funding through Latrobe Regional Hospital has prompted local Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, to seek further detail and...

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Report shows Labor’s timber decision will destroy region

29th April 2021

The removal of the native timber industry as planned by the Andrews Labor Government will have a massive impact on local employment and the local economy. Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull...

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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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