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Recovery funds must be spent wisely
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Recovery funds must be spent wisely

With the announcement of Federal and State funds for ‘new infrastructure’ as part of Victoria’s bushfire recovery, Gippsland East Nationals MP is seeking investment in a range of projects that will stimulate the local region’s…
V/Line passengers need more checks
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V/Line passengers need more checks

More stringent checking of passengers on V/Line services coming from Melbourne is required, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “This is a matter I have discussed with country colleagues and it appears only…
Permanent firewood shortage looming
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Permanent firewood shortage looming

East Gippsland firewood merchants and timber harvesters are warning this winter’s firewood shortage is likely just a foretaste of a permanent shortage should the government proceed with its plans to end native timber harvesting in…
Licence testing must resume
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Licence testing must resume

East Gippsland’s young adults need to be able to obtain their driving licences during the Coronavirus lockdown. Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said it was not right the State Government had basically shut…
Country areas should have more flexibility
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Country areas should have more flexibility

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is calling for regional areas like East Gippsland and Wellington Shires – where there are zero or minimal COVID cases – to have their local situations considered in the…
Orbost response magnificent -  in face of Government failure
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Orbost response magnificent - in face of Government failure

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has praised Orbost Regional Health, local businesses and community members to their response to last week’s COVID scare, while being critical of the State Government for its appalling response.…
Bushfire app confusing, needs fixing
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Bushfire app confusing, needs fixing

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has called for uniformity on bushfire apps and information between Victoria and New South Wales. “What we had over last summer for those living in border communities, was different…
Flexibility needed for border communities
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Flexibility needed for border communities

With the NSW State Government tightening the criteria for border crossings from midnight Tuesday, Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has sought special exemptions for remote communities along the Black Allen line. “All existing permits…
Foreshore Park a goer, now for Bullock Island
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Foreshore Park a goer, now for Bullock Island

Stage One of the Lakes Entrance Foreshore Park ($375,000), adjacent to the footbridge, will be completed by 2021 and Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is looking for more tourism funding for the town. “The…
Cartwheels for local gymnasts
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Cartwheels for local gymnasts

East Gippsland’s gymnasts will be the beneficiaries of a $1.8 million new facility to be built at the Lucknow Recreation Reserve. Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, who visited the centre last year and supported the…
Have your say on restoring Victoria’s iconic CFA
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Have your say on restoring Victoria’s iconic CFA

Nationals MP Tim Bull, is calling on the people of East Gippsland to share their ideas for the future of the Country Fire Authority (CFA) that will help to rebuild and restore it as an…
STATEMENT ON BORDER CLOSURE FROM TIM BULL, STATE MEMBER FOR GIPPSLAND EAST
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STATEMENT ON BORDER CLOSURE FROM TIM BULL, STATE MEMBER FOR GIPPSLAND EAST

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull has sought more detail from Government on the permit system that will operate to allow interstate travel. This will be critically important for communities like Mallacoota, Bonang and Bendoc,…
AG asked to further investigate barriers
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AG asked to further investigate barriers

Following the Victorian Auditor General’s (AG) report confirming the road safety barrier installations program is a disaster, Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has asked for a specific investigation into the Princes Highway between Bairnsdale and Sale.…
Bunnings - where kicking you while you’re down, is just the beginning
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Bunnings - where kicking you while you’re down, is just the beginning

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has slammed a Bunnings decision to discontinue sourcing timber from VicForests, a decision that will have significant impact on Victorian timber towns, including East Gippsland.   “This woeful decision…
Bull seeks $30m for regional recovery
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Bull seeks $30m for regional recovery

Premier Daniel Andrews has been asked to provide a dedicated $30 million East Gippsland infrastructure recovery fund. Speaking in Parliament, Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, said the fund was required to assist his region…
Andrews dismantling CFA
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Andrews dismantling CFA

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said he holds concerns for Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteer numbers with reforms that were being forced on the organisation by Premier Daniel Andrews. “There are already just on…
Funding dries up for drought proofing water projects
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Funding dries up for drought proofing water projects

The ongoing drought conditions in many parts of East Gippsland have been unnecessarily replicated by a funding drought, with money for the government’s On Farm Water Infrastructure Program allowed to run out. Nationals Gippsland East…
Rural areas need their own COVID plan
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Rural areas need their own COVID plan

With travel to and from the six problematic metropolitan council areas being “strongly discouraged”, there are growing calls for restrictions to be lightened in country areas where few, or no cases exist. Nationals Gippsland East…
Auditor General confirms barrier program a disaster
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Auditor General confirms barrier program a disaster

The Victorian Auditor General’s report into regional road safety barrier installations has confirmed what all East Gippslanders knew – it is a disaster. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said of major concern was that…
Bairnsdale jobs under threat, due to log supply shortage
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Bairnsdale jobs under threat, due to log supply shortage

The supply of logs to the Fenning timber mill has “run out” today, prompting Nationals MP for Gippsland East Tim Bull, to call for urgent intervention in Parliament. “This is a highly regarded local company…