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Economic stimulus sought for Lakes
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Economic stimulus sought for Lakes

Communities surrounding the Gippsland Lakes are bracing themselves for the hit to the local economy that will inevitably accompany the removal of the ten fishing licences and the subsequent loss of income that these fishing…
Community Safety Grants Open
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Community Safety Grants Open

The Victorian Community Safety Fund is offering community groups the opportunity to apply for grants to help improve community safety. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull is encouraging community groups to consider applying…
Great Barrier Grief - safety barrier woes continue
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Great Barrier Grief - safety barrier woes continue

Motorists terrified about being hemmed in by the safety barriers on the Princes Highway east of Stratford and unable to change a tyre or attend to breakdown repairs at a safe distance from the passing…
Remy’s wheelie great statement
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Remy’s wheelie great statement

Grade six student at Heyfield Primary School Remy Grogan, was celebrated in a whole of school assembly after being awarded Third Prize in a State Parliament initiative, which doubles as a proposal for Wellington Shire’s…
Solar rebate incompetence exposed
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Solar rebate incompetence exposed

The Andrews Labor government’s incompetence in the rollout of its solar energy rebates has been further exposed with today’s solar rebate website crash. It follows last week’s announcement that the rebates scheme would be overhauled.…
Daniel Andrews M.I.A. in East Gippsland
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Daniel Andrews M.I.A. in East Gippsland

Daniel Andrews is failing our farmers in East Gippsland and other drought affected areas of Victoria. “We have been in severe drought for almost three years, but Daniel Andrews hasn’t visited any of the affected…
Avon River bridge start date a relief
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Avon River bridge start date a relief

Community members, who are closely following progress on the new rail bridge over the Avon River at Stratford, will be greatly relieved by the announcement that work is scheduled to commence later this year. Gippsland…
Labor must park its plan to lock up more public land
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Labor must park its plan to lock up more public land

More than 77,000 hectares of public land will be locked up if the Andrews Labor Government adopts recommendations from the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s Central West Investigation final report. Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull…
Shady Govt. grants sure to create interest
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Shady Govt. grants sure to create interest

Local schools, community groups and sporting clubs across the East Gippsland electorate are encouraged to apply for funding from the 2019 Shade Grants Program that is now open.  Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull said…
Bus passengers left out in the cold
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Bus passengers left out in the cold

Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne’s assurance that a conductor would be present at Bairnsdale Station to assist bus passengers until midnight, is not being delivered. Ms Horne told Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull back…
Intersection plans on show at last
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Intersection plans on show at last

Following site meetings with local MP Tim Bull and community members as far back as 2016, Regional Roads Victoria will finally present long awaited concept plans of the Princes Highway and McEacharn Street intersection in…
Ports Board devoid of locals
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Ports Board devoid of locals

The new Board of Gippsland Ports announced today - which oversees the Ports of Mallacoota, Marlo, Gippsland Lakes and the Lake Tyers waterway – does not have a member east of Trafalgar. Gippsland East Nationals…
“New” pull over areas old news
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“New” pull over areas old news

The “announcement” last night of new roadside stopping areas on the Princes Highway by Minister Pulford appears to be the re-announcement of a commitment secured in early June by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.…
Activists should be held to account
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Activists should be held to account

The Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Victorian Agriculture was in Bairnsdale today for its first hearing, with the committee being told those who break the law should be held to account.…
Bairnsdale hearing on animal rights activism
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Bairnsdale hearing on animal rights activism

On Tuesday, agricultural professionals and industry groups will be presenting at a public hearing in Bairnsdale for the parliamentary inquiry into the impact of animal rights activism on Victorian agriculture. The Legislative Council’s Economy and…
Scrum like contest for solar rebate
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Scrum like contest for solar rebate

East Gippsland householders have been made to engage in a scrum like contest to obtain approval for a rebate under the Andrews Labor Government’s Solar Panel Rebate Scheme. At 9am on August 1, the Solar…
“Sensitive vegetation” reason for narrow road shoulders - Minister
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“Sensitive vegetation” reason for narrow road shoulders - Minister

The reason road shoulders adjacent to roadside barriers between Stratford-Sale and Bairnsdale-Lakes Entrance are at four metres, but only three metres between Stratford-Bairnsdale is due to “environmentally sensitive vegetation” that exists on the middle stretch…
Bull wins trespass hearing in Bairnsdale
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Bull wins trespass hearing in Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale will host a hearing of the Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Victorian Agriculture. Following requests to the committee from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull to hold an East Gippsland…
Labor stalling on Bonang Highway
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Labor stalling on Bonang Highway

The Andrews Labor Government has not committed to matching the $2m in Federal money to seal the remaining unsealed section of the Bonang Highway, and in doing so has embarrassingly called into question its own…
Local councils left up the creek
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Local councils left up the creek

The Andrews Labor Government’s commitment that it will remove boat ramp parking and launching fees for councils that charged them, greatly disadvantages East Gippsland and Wellington Shire Councils and their ratepayers. Member for Gippsland East…