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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…
Get involved to fix farm trespass laws
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Get involved to fix farm trespass laws

There’s just two weeks left for East Gippsland’s farmers, farm businesses and community members to contribute to the Inquiry into farm trespass laws, that will hopefully result in tougher actions for illegal farm invasions. Gippsland…
Steel road barriers ‘preferred’ by local community – Minister
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Steel road barriers ‘preferred’ by local community – Minister

One of the reasons flexible steel guard rail is being installed on the Princes Highway between Sale and Bairnsdale is because that’s what “was preferred by the community”, according to Roads Minister, Jaala Pulford. In…
New Mallacoota Police Station open
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New Mallacoota Police Station open

The recently completed Mallacoota Police Station will service the community well into the future, according to Gippsland East, Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who toured the new facility recently. Mr Bull said the focus was now…
Have your say on litter problems
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Have your say on litter problems

If you want to do something about littering and the illegal dumping of rubbish, you are invited to contribute your views and opinions to a plan that will help to protect East Gippsland’s natural environment.…
Volunteer Emergency Service Grants Available
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Volunteer Emergency Service Grants Available

East Gippsland’s emergency service organisations are being encouraged to repeat their highly successful efforts from last year by again applying for funding through the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim…
Bull questions need for wild dog consultants
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Bull questions need for wild dog consultants

The revelation this week that the Andrews Labor Government has appointed a Sydney firm to conduct a “social network analysis of wild dog management” at a cost of $140,690 is alarming, according to Nationals Gippsland…
Community effort delivers hope
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Community effort delivers hope

Hope Restart (alcohol and drug rehabilitation) Centre is on target to be finished by the end of this year and accepting clients in the first half of 2020. Nationals Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, was…
Rates relief more pressing than records management
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Rates relief more pressing than records management

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, has criticised the Andrew’s Labor Government’s silence on rate relief for drought impacted farmers, while announcing additional funding for councils today. Today the Local Government Minister poured millions into…
Education Minister invited to visit
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Education Minister invited to visit

The State Education Minister has again been invited to visit East Gippsland schools for the first time – after five years in office. A recent report based on NAPLAN data has shown a widening gap…
New Bairnsdale fire station funding confirmed – Bull
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New Bairnsdale fire station funding confirmed – Bull

Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull has announced that funding for the replacement of the Bairnsdale Fire Station has been confirmed. Mr Bull said he asked the Minister why the new Bairnsdale fire station had…
Major changes to Princes Highway barrier works
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Major changes to Princes Highway barrier works

Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) has agreed to a number of changes to the Princes Highway road safety barrier project between Stratford and Bairnsdale. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull met with the Minister last week…
East Gippsland CFA volunteers not consulted on Bill
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East Gippsland CFA volunteers not consulted on Bill

Daniel Andrews has pushed ahead with his plan to tear apart the CFA, pushing his divisive Bill through the parliament without the standard consultation period. Daniel Andrews Government shut down consultation with local communities by…
Time for Labor to step up on MID funding
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Time for Labor to step up on MID funding

Gippsland Nationals MP’s have called on the Andrews Labor Government to stump up its share of the final stage of the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) modernisation project. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull and Member…
CFA volunteers sold out to appease Fire Fighters Union
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CFA volunteers sold out to appease Fire Fighters Union

Immediately following the Federal election, the Andrews Labor Government has re-introduced legislation that will break up the CFA.  With an electorate that has fifty CFA Brigades safeguarding lives and property in one of the most…
Minister feeding wild dogs
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Minister feeding wild dogs

The Andrews Labor Government’s policy to leave controlled deer to rot on public land is essentially feeding and supporting wild dog populations in East Gippsland. In response to a question from Gippsland East Nationals MP,…