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Pubs and clubs need more certainty
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Pubs and clubs need more certainty

Representatives from Bairnsdale based pubs and clubs met on Friday to raise their concerns over the mixed messaging with the current COVID restrictions and uncertainty for their sector.Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, was invited…
Truckie testing site win
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Truckie testing site win

A COVID-19 testing facility for the region’s freight drivers will be set up at the Murrungowar truck stop between Orbost and Cann River.Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who has been pushing for this outcome…
Dan has no plan out of lockdown
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Dan has no plan out of lockdown

On the back of a report to the State Government highlighting the increasing mental health crisis, Victorians need more detail on the plan out of lockdown, including the benchmarks for easing of restrictions.Gippsland East Nationals…
More East Gippsland testing facilities needed
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More East Gippsland testing facilities needed

With the State Government’s requirement that a negative COVID test result must be obtained by interstate transport drivers every three days, there are calls for more testing facilities in East Gippsland. Gippsland East Nationals MP,…
Call for dedicated manufacturing fund
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Call for dedicated manufacturing fund

Manufacturing in rural and regional Victoria can play a major role in the state’s post COVID economic recovery and Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said this region can play a big hand with appropriate…
Forget Where’s Wally, it’s Where’s Lily as key bridge rebuild will hit three years
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Forget Where’s Wally, it’s Where’s Lily as key bridge rebuild will hit three years

As the rebuild of Parks Victoria infrastructure destroyed in the fires 19 months ago moves at snail’s pace, East Gippslanders are starting to ask why Minister Lily D’Ambrosio is not intervening to get things moving.…
Cash support needed, not meditation
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Cash support needed, not meditation

The Andrews Labor Government’s business concierge service, touted as the answer to help those that are ‘slipping through the cracks’ in relation to receiving financial support, is a sham. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull,…
24hr travel time from Qld puts lives at risk
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24hr travel time from Qld puts lives at risk

The Andrews Labor Government and its VicRoads Department warns against driving while drowsy, but expects Victorians returning from Queensland to do the 15-hour journey in 24 hours under its unrealistic permit system for returning travellers.…
More freedoms where no cases or exposure sites
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More freedoms where no cases or exposure sites

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has urged Premier Daniel Andrews to do what he said he would do – consider more freedoms in regional areas where there were no COVID cases or exposure sites,…
No lockdowns without full business compensation
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No lockdowns without full business compensation

Support packages without restrictive criteria that excludes any level of business must go hand in hand with any COVID-19 lockdowns. “The time has come for the Premier to stop thanking businesses ‘for their sacrifice’ and…
Bushfire recovery at glacial pace
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Bushfire recovery at glacial pace

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has told State Parliament the Andrews Government’s bushfire recovery response is moving at the speed of a glacier. He said the fact that 19 months after the fires, it…
Rapid testing the way forward
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Rapid testing the way forward

Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has called on the Andrews Government to implement rapid testing to help Victorians get back on their feet and prevent future statewide lockdowns. Mr Bull says rapid antigen…
More rectification works at 39 road barrier sites
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More rectification works at 39 road barrier sites

Having raised concerns over the number of collisions with the centre of the road barrier between Bairnsdale and Stratford, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has been advised there will be ‘works to enhance delineation’…
Works commencing soon to address Namestone land slips
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Works commencing soon to address Namestone land slips

Work is expected to commence in the coming months to prevent further landslips at Namestone Point on the Great Alpine Road, Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, announced today. “Having raised the matter in Parliament…
25 times lucky, Secondary College funding secured!
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25 times lucky, Secondary College funding secured!

The long-awaited Bairnsdale Secondary College Stage Two will be completed in late 2023 at a cost of $7.14 million, a delighted Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull said today. “I’ve raised this matter no less…
If no cases in 48 hours East Gippsland must open early
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If no cases in 48 hours East Gippsland must open early

Pending no cases in the region in the next 48 hours, local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, wants East Gippsland removed from the lockdown restrictions. He is also calling for immediate business supports to be provided…
Are you eligible for a $250 rebate?
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Are you eligible for a $250 rebate?

The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull is concerned eligible vulnerable residents are missing out on a one off $250 payment from the State Government. The $250 Power Saving Bonus is a one-off rebate…
Still no timelines on fire impacted tourism works
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Still no timelines on fire impacted tourism works

East Gippslanders are not being provided timelines for the completion of important tourism infrastructure, burnt in the fires 18 months ago. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, raised the matter in Parliament again recently and…
Briagolong tennis court resurfacing  a hit with locals
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Briagolong tennis court resurfacing a hit with locals

The tennis and netball courts at Briagolong Recreation Reserve will be completely rebuilt in a $571,000 project. Contributions from Wellington Shire Council ($281,000), State Government ($250,000) and the Briagolong Tennis Club (40,000) will bring the…
Eagles’ netballers set to soar!
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Eagles’ netballers set to soar!

 New netball courts, lighting and refurbished change rooms will be provided at Maffra Football Netball Club thanks to $435,000 in funds provided by Wellington Shire Council, Maffra FNC and the State Government. Gippsland East Nationals…