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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…
Minister won’t consider improving fire break
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Minister won’t consider improving fire break

With the Princes Highway having been closed for all of January this year due to fires, the Government has refused to commit to undertaking the roadside clearing that would assist considerably in dealing with such…
Deadline approaching for Conran boardwalk but work not started
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Deadline approaching for Conran boardwalk but work not started

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull is unhappy work has not yet started on rebuilding the East Cape Boardwalk at Cape Conran after the Minister said two months ago it would be completed by Christmas.…
Region short changed in tourism package
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Region short changed in tourism package

East Gippsland, ravaged by bushfires that destroyed last summer’s tourist season before Coronavirus hit – has been short changed on tourism investment. This is the view of Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who is…
Special needs community needs clarity
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Special needs community needs clarity

Information has been sought on when supported accommodation residents with special needs can again attend day care and day therapy classes. Gippsland East Nationals MP and Shadow Minister for Disability, Tim Bull, has raised in…
New projects must be funded and Bullock Island a priority
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New projects must be funded and Bullock Island a priority

With the announcement in the past two days that the State Government will spend $34 million in the west of the state on tourism infrastructure, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said East Gippsland can…
DELWP offices should be open
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DELWP offices should be open

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) offices in rural areas should now be open. “Here we are entering holiday season, people wanting to book campsites, check…
Changed stance on Mitchell allocation
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Changed stance on Mitchell allocation

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the announcement by the Minister today that irrigators will have first rights to only two gigalitres - of a six gigalitre Mitchell River winter flow allocation to be…
Rural communities should be aware of animal act changes
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Rural communities should be aware of animal act changes

Farmers, hunters, fishers and those who live in rural communities should be aware the Victorian Government is seeking feedback on a new animal welfare act, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. The new Act…
Bushfire loans stymied by tight fisted policy
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Bushfire loans stymied by tight fisted policy

The Andrews Labor Government’s Bushfire Recovery Concessional Loans program is shaping up to be a complete failure because of the penny-pinching way it is being administered and Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has this…
Call for sensible COVID changes
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Call for sensible COVID changes

Minor changes that do not increase health risk, but would benefit East Gippsland community groups, businesses and individuals have been suggested by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, in State Parliament. “The changes I suggest…
Peachtree Creek Campground upgrade
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Peachtree Creek Campground upgrade

Having advocated for an upgrade to Peachtree Creek Campground at Tamboon Inlet for some time, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull is pleased it will benefit from a $235,000 upgrade.  “What is important now is…
Camp grounds open for Cup week-end
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Camp grounds open for Cup week-end

A number of East Gippsland’s popular camping areas will be open for the Melbourne Cup long week-end. State Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who has been pushing for the re-openings to be fast tracked, was pleased…
Push to re-open Buchan Pool
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Push to re-open Buchan Pool

 The push to re-open the Buchan Pool continues with Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, saying he expected a positive outcome by this summer’s holiday period. “Through consistent advocacy I think the Government now realises…
Time for answers on timber industry
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Time for answers on timber industry

The Agriculture Minister’s recent hollow announcements around timber plantations does nothing for security of the local industry, says Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “When you have the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining And Energy Union…
Government’s epic fail on burn targets
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Government’s epic fail on burn targets

The Victorian Auditor General’s long-awaited report into Reducing Bushfire Risk released today, reveals the Andrews Labor Government has over the past four years not even reached half (43%) of its arguably already low fuel reduction…
COVID cases should be recorded geographically
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COVID cases should be recorded geographically

The exclusion of East Gippsland from a Northern Territory decision to open its borders to travellers from regional Victoria, enforces the need for Coronavirus cases to be recorded on geographic location rather than home address.…
Open our pools for those who need it
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Open our pools for those who need it

There’s an urgent need to reopen community pools to people with a disability or an acquired injury for hydrotherapy treatment and water-based pain relief activities, that often require use of a hoist. Gippsland East Nationals…
Snail pace fire recovery has camping areas still close
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Snail pace fire recovery has camping areas still close

With the September school holidays having arrived, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said it is a disgrace many of the region’s popular camping parks were not open, or only partially opened due to snail…