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Field Days, Buchan Rodeo need approval to proceed
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Field Days, Buchan Rodeo need approval to proceed

Representations have been made in State Parliament this week to ensure the East Gippsland Field Days and Buchan Rodeo can proceed this year. Both events, to be held in the coming weeks, are yet to…
Conran ramp will be upgraded!
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Conran ramp will be upgraded!

Having advocated for an upgrade to the Cape Conran boat ramp for several months, Gippsland East Nationals MP, was pleased to be advised today that concept work will soon be undertaken for an improved facility.…
Victorian racing left behind again
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Victorian racing left behind again

With 8,000 people having attended a music festival on the Mornington Peninsula on the weekend, it is time Racing Minister Martin Pakula got crowds back to the races.To see the footage of thousands of revellers…
Call for a rethink on ANZAC Day march
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Call for a rethink on ANZAC Day march

With news today the decision cancel March’s Moomba festival has been overturned after intervention from the State Government, the Victorian Liberal Nationals are calling for a re-think on the cancellation of the ANZAC Day march…
Tim with Deb and Ray Bowen from the Bemm River Hotel *Photo taken pre-COVID-19 restrictions* Tim with Deb and Ray Bowen from the Bemm River Hotel *Photo taken pre-COVID-19 restrictions*
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Don’t punish country communities

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said country communities and businesses need significant concessions if the state lockdown is extended past Wednesday. “It is simply not fair that communities over 300-500 kilometres away from Melbourne,…
Less than 50% of planned burns achieved and still no plan
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Less than 50% of planned burns achieved and still no plan

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has asked the Minister responsible for fuel reduction burns to outline how the government will address fuel loads, after the State Government conceded it had only reached 43% of…
Statement on 2021 duck season Wetland image courtesy of Visit Victoria Content Hub
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Statement on 2021 duck season

I support the right to hunt and fish and the rights of the tens of thousands of legitimate law-abiding hunters, a high percentage who reside in East Gippsland, whose families have hunted for generations. That…
Major projects funded  but Bully wants more!
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Major projects funded but Bully wants more!

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said he was pleased some projects he had strongly advocated for bushfire fund support had been successful in the latest round of grants, but questioned why some of the…
East Gippsland short changed on boat ramp maintenance
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East Gippsland short changed on boat ramp maintenance

East Gippsland Shire Council is being short changed by the Andrews Labor Government on boat ramp maintenance. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, asked questions in Parliament that highlighted the unfairness where a council like…
Human safety or wildlife habitat?
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Human safety or wildlife habitat?

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has expressed frustration in Parliament that community protection from fire is not a consideration in this government’s roadside clearing program. “Following the fires, there was some terrific roadside clearing…
Dan’s COVID relief business grants not being distributed
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Dan’s COVID relief business grants not being distributed

Many East Gippsland small businesses still haven’t received desperately-needed COVID support grants because only a fraction of the funds committed over six months ago have been distributed by the Andrews Labor Government. Gippsland East Nationals…
Still no commencement on East Cape boardwalk
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Still no commencement on East Cape boardwalk

Thirteen months on from the 2019/20 summer fires, there is no sign of the reconstruction of East Cape Boardwalk at Cape Conran being commenced. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said this was a disappointing…
Time for action on Conran ramp
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Time for action on Conran ramp

Gippsland Nationals MP’s Tim Bull and Darren Chester are seeking an upgrade of the boat launching facilities at Cape Conran with ongoing maintenance issues causing problems over the holiday period. Mr Bull said the ramp…
Rodeo grounds will become community hub
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Rodeo grounds will become community hub

With $341,600 in funding for a significant upgrade, Omeo rodeo grounds will become a significant community hub, able to host a range of events. The allocation has come from bushfire recovery funds and will allow…
Swanny netballers to see the light!
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Swanny netballers to see the light!

Swan Reach netballers will receive a new playing surface and lights after being allocated $114,000 from the Local Economic Recovery Program. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the bushfire recovery funds were desperately needed…
Worker shortage hits Lindenow horticulture industry
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Worker shortage hits Lindenow horticulture industry

The Lindenow Valley’s $150 million horticulture industry is reeling from a shortage of seasonal workers because of the Andrews Labor government’s failure to put suitable quarantine arrangements in place. In parliament last week, Nationals MP…
VicHealth funding helps support communities
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VicHealth funding helps support communities

Nationals Member for Gippsland East and former VicHealth board member, Tim Bull, has congratulated local clubs and organisations that have received VicHealth funding to support residents hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic to improve their…
Grants to support and commemorate our veterans
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Grants to support and commemorate our veterans

Local MP and Shadow Minister for Veterans, Tim Bull, is encouraging RSL sub-branches across East Gippsland to apply for their share of funding under three Victorian Government grant programs opening next week. Mr Bull said…
Little in Budget for East Gippsland
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Little in Budget for East Gippsland

Nationals Gippsland East MP, said there was little in Tuesday’s Budget for East Gippsland with big spends outlined for metropolitan based projects. “Following the year we have had with fires and then Coronavirus on the…
AFL grounds get $90m, we just want our school
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AFL grounds get $90m, we just want our school

East Gippsland has done it tougher than any other region of Victoria in 2020 and tomorrow’s State Budget provides an opportunity for the State Government to stand by its commitment to support our region by…