Emergency services grant awarded
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Emergency services grant awarded

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is pleased a number of local agencies have been successful in the latest round of the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants.

“This was a very successful program under the Liberals and Nationals, and I am pleased it has been continued.

“In an area that is so dependent on its emergency services, it’s important that East Gippsland receives its fair share, a point I continue to make at every opportunity with the Government Ministers,” he said.

Among local recipients are:

Bairnsdale $65,334
Briagolong $51,667
Cann Valley $255,000
Kalimna West $2,256
Maffra $223,333
Mallacoota $100,000
Mount Taylor $65,334
Sarsfield $100,000
Tambo $2,971

Surf Life Saving
Mallacoota SLS $14,547
SLS Lakes Entrance Inc $45,481

Marine Search and Rescue
Gippsland Squadron (AVCGA) $3,632
Lakes Entrance Coast Guard $21,468
Marlo Coast Guard $17,428
Paynesville Coast Guard $20,629

Maffra $64,900
Tambo Valley $6,700.70

Monday, November 27, 2023