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Foskey re writes history (again)
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Foskey re writes history (again)

Once again we have Greens Federal candidate, Deb Foskey, making misleading claims and trying to re-write history, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. Ms Foskey labelled last week’s announcement of $10 million by Darren…
Pasture grant sidesteps rates issue
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Pasture grant sidesteps rates issue

The Labor Government’s Pasture Recovery Grants that will provide $5,000 on a dollar for dollar matching basis for drought affected farmers is ignorant of the current reality that, after three years of drought, few now…
O’Brien sees drought first hand
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O’Brien sees drought first hand

New State Opposition leader, Michael O’Brien, was in East Gippsland today with local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, visiting drought impacted farmers. “Prior to parliament resuming in February with Michael as the new leader, he promised…
$10m for Lindenow Valley water security
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$10m for Lindenow Valley water security

Lindenow’s $120 million horticulture industry received a shot in the arm today with the announcement that the Federal Government will provide $10million for water security projects in the Lindenow Valley. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim…
Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull, discusses with Stratford RSL Sub Branch Vice President John Harrap and Secretary Michael Hutchison their plans for building improvements. Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull, discusses with Stratford RSL Sub Branch Vice President John Harrap and Secretary Michael Hutchison their plans for building improvements.
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Veterans Capital Works Grants now open

  Ex-service organisations, local government and not-for-profit groups who support veterans and their families can now apply for funding through the Veterans Capital Works Grants Program to improve their buildings and facilities.    Gippsland East…
No consultation with timber industry on trail
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No consultation with timber industry on trail

No consultation with timber industry on trail   Agriculture Minister, Jaclyn Symes has confirmed the Government did not consult with the local timber industry prior to announcing funding for plans for the proposed Sea to…
Bush Nursing Centres ignored by Labor
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Bush Nursing Centres ignored by Labor

Thursday, March 21, 2019   Bush Nursing Centres ignored by Labor   The State Government has been pressured into a review of the viability of Victoria’s Bush Nursing Centres.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim…
New concerns surround "Princes Track"
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New concerns surround "Princes Track"

Wednesday, March 20, 2019   New concerns around ‘Princes Track’ roadworks   Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has raised new concerns around construction standards on the $51 million Princes Highway roadworks between Sale and…
East Gippsland drivers pay for new road in city’s west
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East Gippsland drivers pay for new road in city’s west

Tuesday, March 19, 2019   East Gippsland drivers pay for new road in city’s west   East Gippsland motorists can’t get local pot holes fixed and are having roadside barriers forced on them, only to…

Commercial fishers not consulted

Fishing and Boating Minister, Jaala Pulford, has confirmed she did not consult with Gippsland Lakes fishers prior to announcing the compulsory buy out of their Gippsland Lakes licences.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull,…
Roadworks like a Keystone Cops episode
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Roadworks like a Keystone Cops episode

The roadwork between Stratford and Sale has been described in State Parliament as something you would expect to see on an episode of the Keystone Cops and the government responses likened to an excerpt from…

Labor must act on forest trespass offenders

The Andrews Labor Government must enforce trespass laws and remove unlawful protesters who invade forestry coupes, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.   As fires burned out of control and threatened lives and…
Hannah’s overseas study tour awaits
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Hannah’s overseas study tour awaits

Nagle College student Hannah Martin will soon visit culturally significant war sites in Vietnam and Singapore as part of an overseas study tour, having been recognised as a Spirit of ANZAC Prize winner.   The…
Trail must not affect timber industry
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Trail must not affect timber industry

Labor’s latest attempt to drive East Gippsland’s timber industry to extinction has been questioned in State Parliament by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.   Mr Bull condemned Labor’s secret $1.5 million election commitment to…
Minister, please meet affected Lakes fishers
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Minister, please meet affected Lakes fishers

Victoria’s Fishing and Boating Minister has been asked to personally meet with the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishing licence holders that are subject to the State Government’s buyback.   Mr Bull used Parliament to ask Minister…
Farmers say drought package falls well short
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Farmers say drought package falls well short

Today’s announcement by Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes of new drought relief measures has fallen well short of farmer expectations with Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, describing it as “disappointingly light”.   “One farmer who…
Cricket grants will support drought areas
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Cricket grants will support drought areas

Cricket clubs across East Gippsland looking to upgrade their infrastructure or purchase new equipment can apply to two streams of funding from Cricket Australia.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is encouraging Bairnsdale Cricket…
Road barrier installation rethink needed
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Road barrier installation rethink needed

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has renewed calls in State Parliament for the Government to pause the road barrier program between Bairnsdale and Stratford, following the decision to abandon the installation of centre barriers…
$15m from State would pay farm rates for both shires
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$15m from State would pay farm rates for both shires

Speaking in State Parliament today, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has yet again called for more support for drought-impacted farmers, particularly in the area of council rates relief, which could be provided to East…
Defending farmers’ rights against animal activists
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Defending farmers’ rights against animal activists

Unlawful animal rights activists are in the National Party’s sights with a motion moved in State Parliament to defend the rights of Victorian farmers against illegal activities.   Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said…