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Road sealing works to commence on Omeo highway

Work is starting on sealing of the unsealed sections of the Omeo Highway, delivering on another election commitment, says Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “It is one of only four routes between the North…

Government gets tough on weed control

The Victorian Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to target recalcitrant land owners who fail to control invasive plants on private property, says State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “Whilst more continually needs…

Reforms to spur on retail industry

Retail policy changes announced by the Coalition government will spur on major jobs growth and provide more flexibility in Victoria’s retail industry and local member, Tim Bull, said these reforms can only be good news…

Fire safety messaging for road users

Fifteen mobile messaging LED signs, including one positioned at Genoa on the Princes Highway, are providing high-impact visible safety information and advice for motorists this summer, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. “The…
$90,000 to ‘Engage’ regional youth
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$90,000 to ‘Engage’ regional youth

East Gippsland Shire Council is to receive $90,000 from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $12.3 million Engage! grants program, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull announced today.  “Our youth are our future and we must guarantee…
Mallacoota gets another life-saving boost
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Mallacoota gets another life-saving boost

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has received another $5,000 under the State Government’s $9.5 million budget package for Life Saving Victoria,” Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced today. This is on top of the…
Full duck season and new game body
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Full duck season and new game body

Victorian hunters can look forward to a bumper season next year after the Victorian Coalition Government today announced a full duck and quail season. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the recent wet conditions…
State tips in $10k for Skyfest
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State tips in $10k for Skyfest

FireworksState Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced today that the State Government will make a $10,000 grant from its “Putting Locals First” fund to the Lakes Entrance New Year’s Eve Skyfest. “Families have been…
Lane’s traps give wild dog controllers more bite
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Lane’s traps give wild dog controllers more bite

The Victorian Coalition Government is giving doggers a greater arsenal in the fight to control wild dogs by reintroducing Lane’s leg-hold traps that were banned by the previous Government in December 2008,” State Member for…
Funding for Mallacoota SLSC and Tamboon Inlet
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Funding for Mallacoota SLSC and Tamboon Inlet

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has been successful in being awarded $14,080 in funding under the government’s Boating and Safety Facilities Program said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “It is important that our local…
Six local Landcare groups can start recruiting
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Six local Landcare groups can start recruiting

Maffra & District, Clifton Creek Community, East Gippsland Network, Far East Victoria, Glenaladale and Avon Landcare groups and networks will receive a fixed grant of up to $50,000 a year to fund a facilitator position…
Science specialists for local schools
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Science specialists for local schools

Airly, Cobains, Bundalaguah and Seaspray Primary Schools are among 55 primary schools successful in the intial roll-out of the Victorian government’s $24.3 million five-year maths and science education program, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull…
$1 million for East Gippsland roads and bridges
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$1 million for East Gippsland roads and bridges

East Gippsland Shire Council is to receive $1 million in grant funding under the Victorian Coalition Government’s Country Roads and Bridges fund which will be used towards maintenance and restoration of existing infrastructure. Member for…
Aurora channel lights up
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Aurora channel lights up

Yachties and power boaters on the Gippsland Lakes heading for Bunga Arm and Ocean Grange will see their way more clearly following $43,723 in State Government funding, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said today.…
Improved support for primary school students
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Improved support for primary school students

Airly, Bundalaguah and Clifton Creek Primary Schools are among the first of almost 300 primary schools that will receive funding for a welfare officer, said State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. The officers are…
Lakes and Stratford festivals funded
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Lakes and Stratford festivals funded

Two important local festivals, the ‘Seafarers Multicultural Festival’ in Lakes Entrance and the 'Shakespeare on the River Festival' in Stratford, have each attracted $2,000 in State Government funds, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced…
Stamping out livestock theft and farm related crime
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Stamping out livestock theft and farm related crime

Livestock theft and other farm related crimes will be targeted by the formation of a Livestock and Farm Crime Specialists Group within Victoria Police, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “Livestock prices are…
$8,861 grant for Maffra show
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$8,861 grant for Maffra show

The Maffra & District Agricultural Society Inc. will receive a grant for $8,861 from the Victorian Coalition Government to help improve the Maffra’s annual agricultural show. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said, agricultural and…
Orbost wins Rural Health Service of the Year
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Orbost wins Rural Health Service of the Year

Orbost Regional Health Service (ORHS) was this week named the Rural Health Service of the Year at the 2011 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the award reinforced the…
Fire services levy consultation
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Fire services levy consultation

Interested community members are invited to participate in a public consultation meeting taking place at 10.30am this Wednesday, 2 November at St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Bairnsdale to discuss the Coalition government’s fire services property levy…