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Citycentric Dan delivers scraps off the table
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Citycentric Dan delivers scraps off the table

Labor’s bushfire recovery announcement today in East Gippsland will be seen for what it is by locals – totally underwhelming and insignificant. “What we had announced today was just $2.5m for three projects in East…
Dedicated recovery fund needed
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Dedicated recovery fund needed

Word is the entire Victorian Labor Parliamentary team – from the Premier to backbenchers – will be in East Gippsland later this week. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, says a dedicated bush fire recovery…
Cricket grants now open
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Cricket grants now open

Cricket clubs across East Gippsland looking to upgrade their facilities or purchase new equipment can apply for two streams of funding from Cricket Australia.  Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull and current member of…
Labor still won’t release fuel load maps
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Labor still won’t release fuel load maps

The Labor Government will not release fire fuel load maps for Victoria, including East Gippsland. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, asked the Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio in Parliament on Wednesday: Fire-impacted communities in my…
Businesses need real help, not tokenism
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Businesses need real help, not tokenism

With East Gippsland businesses struggling to stay afloat and in need of direct support after the fires, today’s State Government announcement of $10,000 to East Gippsland Shire to run a ‘business resilience program’ is laughable.…
Roadside clearing must continue
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Roadside clearing must continue

Appropriate roadside clearing must continue in the coming months to ensure the unacceptable road closures and township isolations that occurred this bushfire season do not happen again. This is the message from Gippsland East Nationals…
Timber workers save us, open our roads, then disregarded
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Timber workers save us, open our roads, then disregarded

Within days of finishing work that started with fire protection and ended with clearing our bushfire impacted roads, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, says the timber industry has been hung out to dry. “Many…
Push for business assistance taken to State Parliament
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Push for business assistance taken to State Parliament

The need for direct financial support for fire impacted businesses in East Gippsland has been raised yet again by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull - this time to a full chamber in State Parliament.…
Fishing package changes sought
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Fishing package changes sought

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has sought changes to the commercial fishing buy out package structure, so that fishing families are not disadvantaged. “I have corresponded with Fisheries Victoria and put a question to…
Local men remembered
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Local men remembered

State parliament’s condolence motion this week recognised the tragic loss of lives in the recent bushfires in Victoria, including the fire related deaths of three East Gippsland men. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, in…
Labor dumps farmers and backs animal activists
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Labor dumps farmers and backs animal activists

The final report of the Inquiry into the Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Victorian Agriculture has been released and Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, says Labor should be ashamed for walking away from…
Fishing for an economic recovery
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Fishing for an economic recovery

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said having presented a proposal to government three weeks ago for a fishing competition to boost tourism and the local economy, he was pleased it has been adopted and…
Fence line clearing must be part of rebuild supports
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Fence line clearing must be part of rebuild supports

The ability to clear appropriately around fence lines where public land abuts private freehold, must be one of the areas for review in the wash up from these fires. That point was made by Nationals…
More business help needed
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More business help needed

Not enough is being done by State and Federal Governments to assist East Gippsland businesses impacted by the fires and the mass evacuation that took place in the peak holiday period. Gippsland East Nationals MP,…
More supports urgently needed
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More supports urgently needed

More immediate action is required to deliver critical bushfire recovery support for East Gippsland. The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, met with Bushfire Recovery Victoria chair Ken Lay yesterday and was in contact…
East Gippsland needs clean-up support
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East Gippsland needs clean-up support

More support for those wanting to clean up and get on with rebuilding is being sought by Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull. “While we still have fire in some areas, many are ready to…
East Gippsland businesses need direct support
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East Gippsland businesses need direct support

The East Gippsland region must receive immediate support to salvage something from this year’s tourist season to boost the local economy and support local businesses. This is the message from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim…
Bull to Premier: rapid action needed on key bushfire issues
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Bull to Premier: rapid action needed on key bushfire issues

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has spoken to the Premier’s office this morning, stressing the need for rapid action on key bushfire issues including assistance with boundary fencing, ongoing fodder subsidies and clean-up. After…
Recovery must be local
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Recovery must be local

Local business, contractors and tradies must be used wherever possible in all aspects of the East Gippsland fires recovery. That is the message from local Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who said engaging locals would go…
Making hay on the roadsides
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Making hay on the roadsides

Fifty-three farmers today received hay that has been donated through a roadside fodder project. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said “having raised this in parliament six weeks ago and requested roadsides be cut for…