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Daniel Andrews to sack wild dog committee
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Daniel Andrews to sack wild dog committee

The Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee – which includes respected East Gippsland farmers who provide advice to the Andrews Labor Government – will be sacked at the end of this month. In the past the…
Golden tag initiative must recommence
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Golden tag initiative must recommence

With overnight travel restrictions being lifted Monday, Nationals Gippsland East MP Tim Bull is seeking the re-opening of the Golden Tag recreational fishing incentive to bring visitors back to the East Gippsland region. Mr Bull…
If barriers are here to stay it’s time to fix the design
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If barriers are here to stay it’s time to fix the design

Yet another truck accident on the Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale today has reinforced calls for an audit of the road. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said Safe Freight Networks Australia, which represents…
Payroll tax relief to drive business confidence in East Gippsland
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Payroll tax relief to drive business confidence in East Gippsland

Small and medium sized businesses in East Gippsland will save hundreds of thousands of dollars under The Nationals’ plan for further payroll tax relief. The call to immediately implement temporary payroll tax relief measures for…
Give us a break to keep highway open
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Give us a break to keep highway open

Victoria’s Environment and Roads Ministers have been asked to continue tree clearing work on the Princes Highway East that commenced over the fire clean-up period. Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, is backing a proposal…
Stop re-announcing planning money and build our new secondary college
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Stop re-announcing planning money and build our new secondary college

The Andrews Labor Government must think we are fools in East Gippsland. In its media release on November 19, 2018 it stated: Labor will invest $1.4 million for the school (Bairnsdale Secondary College) to undertake…
Stop dithering and get on with rebuild
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Stop dithering and get on with rebuild

Almost six months after the fires destroyed our public infrastructure and campgrounds at locations like Cape Conran, Thurra River, Wingan Inlet, Shipwreck Creek and Buchan Caves – they remain closed and the State Government is…
Nats call for massive boost to Victorian manufacturing
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Nats call for massive boost to Victorian manufacturing

East Gippsland would benefit from the Liberal Nationals proposed new $1 billion Bringing Manufacturing Home fund as part of the Coronavirus economic recovery, to seize on new opportunities to bring manufacturing investment and jobs to…
East Gippsland should lead COVID tourism recovery
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East Gippsland should lead COVID tourism recovery

After a triple whammy of drought, fires and Coronavirus, East Gippsland should be at the forefront of a domestic tourism campaign as part of the state’s recovery after COVID-19. The is the view of Nationals…
Bushfire recovery works need igniting
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Bushfire recovery works need igniting

There remains a high level of concern over the slow rebuild of public tourist facilities after the East Gippsland fires and local MP’s want to see some action. Local State and Federal representatives, Tim Bull…
Brumby shooting program opposed
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Brumby shooting program opposed

A Parks Victoria program to shoot eastern Victoria’s alpine brumbies is being opposed by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who believes there are better ways to manage numbers. A court challenge opposing the shooting…
Lakes fishers undersold on gear
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Lakes fishers undersold on gear

A Valuer General report released by the State Government this week proves what we already know – the State Government grossly underpaid the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishermen on their fishing equipment compensation as part of…
Truck drivers not being listened to
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Truck drivers not being listened to

Truck drivers and freight representative groups are calling for a ‘roughness audit’ of the Princes Highway roadworks between Sale and Bairnsdale, a request that has the backing of local Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “The recent…
Maffra Lawn Tennis Club deserves an ace!
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Maffra Lawn Tennis Club deserves an ace!

Major renovation plans for the Maffra Lawn Tennis Club will put the popular local community based organisation on a solid footing for the future. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who visited this week, said…
Government urged to allow common sense on restrictions
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Government urged to allow common sense on restrictions

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, is continuing the push to have common sense applied to provide more freedom under the current COVID-19 restrictions. The Nationals used the special sitting of Parliament to ask the…
Flu vaccination in short supply
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Flu vaccination in short supply

Not enough flu vaccinations are being supplied to rural areas like East Gippsland. Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, is concerned that immunisation providers in East Gippsland are not receiving adequate supply of vaccinations to…
New smartphone app protecting our communities
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New smartphone app protecting our communities

The Federal Government’s new COVIDSafe smartphone application is a critical step forward to save lives and better protect our community against the spread of coronavirus.  The app will provide accurate information that will speed up…
Bushfires clean-up set for August finish
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Bushfires clean-up set for August finish

After a slow start, bushfire impacted property holders have been told all sites will be cleaned up by August and each property holder will have an approximate date of works within two weeks. Gippsland East…
Victorians to mark ANZAC Day from home
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Victorians to mark ANZAC Day from home

ANZAC Day will look very different in 2020 as Victorians stay at home to do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. Even though all public services have been cancelled, we…
Government must clarify boating rules
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Government must clarify boating rules

Conflicting messaging has resulted in Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, asking the government to urgently clarify if kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing and off the beach sailing are allowable (or not), under the Coronavirus restrictions.…