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Environment Minister visits Lakes and Snowy
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Environment Minister visits Lakes and Snowy

Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Ryan Smith, this week spent two days in East Gippsland viewing various environmental works and gaining a greater understanding of the region. He was accompanied by the Member…
Better disabled access for neighbourhood house
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Better disabled access for neighbourhood house

Bendoc Community Centre is one of 27 Neighbourhood Houses to share in $450,000 of funding under the Victorian Government’s ‘Small Inclusion Grants Program’ (SIG) which helps  support people with disabilities so they can more easily…
VICSWIM Summer Kidz program
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VICSWIM Summer Kidz program

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the imminent commencement of the VICSWIM Summer Kidz Program in East Gippsland. “This was a pre-election commitment from the Coalition of $1.6m to a very worthwhile community…
No parental permission – no grog!
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No parental permission – no grog!

Young people, their peers and parents should be aware of a new law that cracks down on in-appropriate supply of alcohol to people under the age of 18, says Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull.…
New ‘burn mix’ trailers for Gippsland
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New ‘burn mix’ trailers for Gippsland

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, announced the Gippsland region will benefit enormously from the 45 new ‘burn mix’ trailers to be built and distributed by the Victorian Coalition Government for use in planned…
Grants to boost Scouts, Guides membership
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Grants to boost Scouts, Guides membership

Scouts and Guides groups across East Gippsland have the chance to apply for funds to improve the safety, functionality and longevity of their facilities as part of a $4 million Coalition Government Scout and Guides…
Fox and dog bounty commences
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Fox and dog bounty commences

Foxes and wild dogs now have a price on their head, with the Victorian Coalition Government’s fox and wild dog bounty commencing Saturday. State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said it was the latest…
Better access for youth mental health services
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Better access for youth mental health services

Young people across the region in out-of-home care will have priority access to mental health services under the new Chief Psychiatrist’s Guideline, according to Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. Mr Bull said, the guideline…
Honouring police officers on Blue Ribbon Day
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Honouring police officers on Blue Ribbon Day

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, attended the National Police Remembrance Day service at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Bairnsdale, paying tribute to members of the force who have lost their lives in the past…
$1 million airport upgrade a boost for Mallacoota
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$1 million airport upgrade a boost for Mallacoota

Mallacoota has secured its position as a significant air transport hub for the south eastern district of Australia, following the completion of a $1 million upgrade of the Mallacoota Airport. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
Workshop breathes new life into war memorabilia
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Workshop breathes new life into war memorabilia

More than 40 RSL memorabilia officers and community volunteers were taught the skills to better preserve and manage their community‟s war-related material today at regional Victoria‟s first Victorian Veterans Heritage Workshop, held at Gippsland‟s Veteran‟s…
Local war history just a click away
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Local war history just a click away

A new easy to use database site where you can literally punch in your postcode and find out about local war memorials, avenues of honour and memorial buildings has been launched in Victoria. Member for…
2012 fishing comp gets funding
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2012 fishing comp gets funding

The 2012 Lakes Entrance Fishing Convention is one of 14 projects that have been successful in gaining funding under the government’s Small Grants Program which funds projects through revenue generated from the sale of recreational…
New vital resource for parents of children with a disability
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New vital resource for parents of children with a disability

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the ”One Day at a Time” resource launched would be of great assistance for parents of children with a disability. “Produced by Scope, it includes a great…
60 new Landcare positions
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60 new Landcare positions

Landcare groups across Victoria, including East Gippsland, can now apply for a fixed grant of up to $50,000 per year toward funding for one of the Victorian Coalition Government’s 60 new Landcare facilitator positions, Member…
2012 Rural Women’s awards open
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2012 Rural Women’s awards open

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is calling on inspiring rural women who want to make a lasting contribution to primary industries and rural communities to put their hand up and nominate for the 2012…
Local history grants open
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Local history grants open

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is once again encouraging community groups who work to preserve the history of our region to apply for a share of $350,000 in funding. “Grants of up to $12,000…
Government to stop sale of bongs
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Government to stop sale of bongs

Speaking in Parliament last week, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, strongly supported a new Bill which will ban the sale of bongs (for smoking cannabis) in retail outlets. “It has been simply ridiculous that…
Mobile cancer screening available to rural women
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Mobile cancer screening available to rural women

A bright pink bus fitted with digital breast cancer screening equipment has commenced a road trip which will bring state-of-the-art technology to women living in rural and regional Victoria. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull…
No excuses for irresponsible dog owners
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No excuses for irresponsible dog owners

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, welcomed the introduction of tougher laws which could see owners of declared dangerous, menacing or restricted breed dogs serve up to 10 years in jail if their dog is…