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Review of measures is timely
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Review of measures is timely

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has written to the government seeking a review of the COVID-19 exercise and recreation restrictions. “Over the past fortnight I have been contacted by many constituents in relation to…
Bushfire clean up needs firing up
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Bushfire clean up needs firing up

Three and a half months after the State Government appointed Grocon so bushfire clean-up work “can begin immediately”, little has been done. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said that when the Minister made this…
Keeping tourists out in our own hands
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Keeping tourists out in our own hands

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has called on all accommodation house operators to “do the right thing” and cancel tourist bookings for the upcoming Easter holiday period. “It is hard to say this, because…
Community needs more detailed information
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Community needs more detailed information

Considerable confusion around the new Coronavirus ‘stay at home’ laws requires a number of grey areas to be clarified, according to Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “Most people just want to do the right…
Local options needed for emergency care packages
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Local options needed for emergency care packages

Emergency care packages are being provided to people in mandatory isolation to support our elderly, disabled and those with a compromised immune system, but other vulnerable folk are missing out according to Gippsland East Nationals…
Individual support during COVID-19
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Individual support during COVID-19

This fact sheet provides information regarding the support available to individuals in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. It is organised into the following sections: Section 1. Income supplements  Section 2. Job opportunities Section…
Business support during COVID-19
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Business support during COVID-19

This fact sheet provides information regarding the support available to businesses in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. It is organised into the following sections:  Section 1. Federal Government Support  Section 2. Victorian Government…
Locals urged to look out for each other
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Locals urged to look out for each other

Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull is encouraging community members to look after their mental health as we combat the spread of COVID-19 and to take the time to check in with loved ones and…
Tourism businesses need clearer advice
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Tourism businesses need clearer advice

With the Easter holiday period approaching, more detailed information for tourist accommodation providers is being sought by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull. “At present there is a directive to cease non-essential travel, but it…
Minister will not answer barrier questions
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Minister will not answer barrier questions

Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) and the Roads Minister have failed to answer basic questions on the installation of the road barriers between Sale and Bairnsdale. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, raised several points in…
It’s the time to help each other
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It’s the time to help each other

A new Facebook page “Supporting East Gippsland Businesses in 2020” was launched this week. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said the idea came out of a meeting he held with representatives from local business…
Minister silent on roadside clearing
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Minister silent on roadside clearing

Minister for Environment, Lily D’Ambrosio has failed to answer a question in State Parliament on whether she will support the uncompleted roadside clearing on the Princes Highway East. Nationals State Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
Neighbourhood Houses recognised
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Neighbourhood Houses recognised

Throughout the last three years of drought and now more recently in the aftermath of the bushfires, East Gippsland’s Neighbourhood Houses have been assisting their local communities with vital material aid and personal support. The…
No end to Bairnsdale line’s poor performance
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No end to Bairnsdale line’s poor performance

The crisis in VLine has hit rock bottom with the Bairnsdale line recording another month of failing to run on time. VLine released February performance data that showed Bairnsdale trains again failed to meet the…
Jetty common sense prevails
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Jetty common sense prevails

Properties where boats are the only access point, can now have private jetties constructed, after a change to the State Marine and Coastal Policy. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, campaigned hard on this issue…
Business support package announced
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Business support package announced

The Federal Government has answered the call to provide a support package for businesses significantly economically impacted by the recent fires. State Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who has made several representations over recent weeks on…
Fuel reduction saves lives
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Fuel reduction saves lives

A new campaign is aiming to put maximum pressure on the Andrews Labor Government to increase fuel reduction on public land to better protect country communities from bushfire. Nationals MPs recently joined Bush Users Group…
Win with on-time payments
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Win with on-time payments

Logging contractors have had a rare win with the announcement that they will be paid by Vic Forests in line with both their contractual obligations and the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act 2005. “The…
“Buying” AFL match comes before East Gippsland tourism promotion
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“Buying” AFL match comes before East Gippsland tourism promotion

There is no current East Gippsland specific tourism promotion after funds for the previous campaign ‘ran out’ at the end of February, but Daniel Andrews this week found hundreds of thousands of dollars for the…
Re-opening timelines needed for tourist areas
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Re-opening timelines needed for tourist areas

Re-opening of our National Park tourist areas and other visitor locations – like Cape Conran and the partially opened Buchan Caves Reserve – need to be fast-tracked by the State Government and timelines provided to…