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Local councils share in $5.67 million
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Local councils share in $5.67 million

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, today congratulated East Gippsland Shire and Wellington Shire Councils, who were amongst a number of councils that partnered with key organisations in successfully applying for $248,248 in funding under…
Local neighbourhood house keeps showing initiative
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Local neighbourhood house keeps showing initiative

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, had the pleasure of presenting Deb Foskey of the Tubbut Neighbourhood House & Resource Centre with a grant certificate for $2,800, which was recently awarded to them under the…
Waste recycling boost to clean up the environment
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Waste recycling boost to clean up the environment

Recycling and waste recovery initiatives across Victoria will receive a boost with a $3 million injection by the government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, “said the funding would assist industry to implement new forms…
2011 Fire Awareness Awards
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2011 Fire Awareness Awards

  Entries are now open for the 2011 Fire Awareness Awards which provide members of the public with an opportunity to recognise the hard work of individuals, groups and organisations involved in fire projects across…
$5m to improve safety in bushfire-prone areas
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$5m to improve safety in bushfire-prone areas

“The Fire Ready Communities program is aimed at providing support for important local initiatives – both existing and new - to improve preparation, fire awareness and education.“The program will be open to applications from community…
Funds to help clean-up graffiti
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Funds to help clean-up graffiti

Local councils now have access to grants of up to $25,000 to target graffiti under an expanded program that has cleaned up one million square metres of graffiti across Victoria. Member for Gippsland East, Tim…
$6.0m funding boost for local waterways
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$6.0m funding boost for local waterways

Boaters in Victoria’s east are set to benefit from a $6 million funding package provided to the Gippsland Ports Authority today by the Victorian Coalition Government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull delivered the good…
Historical cataloguing project gets boost
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Historical cataloguing project gets boost

Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society  (LERHS) received funding from the Victorian Government through the Local History Grants Program to assist with the cataloguing of the Society’s collection. Under the title of ‘Saving the past for…
Funding to aid battle against bowel cancer
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Funding to aid battle against bowel cancer

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is one of 18 Victorian hospitals to share in a Coalition Government funding injection of $1.81 million to obtain new equipment to meet an increasing demand for colonoscopy procedures. Member for…
Local lad impresses pollies
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Local lad impresses pollies

Omeo Benambra Football club’s wonder kick, Macy Hambrook, continues to get talked about and this time Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said it was his parliamentary colleagues who got to hear of Macy’s record…
Singing group hit right notes
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Singing group hit right notes

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, couldn’t help but sing the praises of the Nowa Nowa Men’s Singing Group in Parliament recently, having been entertained by the group at this year’s Rotary Club of Mitchell…
Looking for East Gippsland’s environmental heroes
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Looking for East Gippsland’s environmental heroes

Now is the chance to nominate local people and groups who are making a positive difference to their environment for the 2011 Victorian Landcare Awards. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the awards are…
Modern approach to preserving local history
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Modern approach to preserving local history

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, recently had the pleasure of presenting the East Gippsland Family History Group with an $8,000 grant that will go towards Stage One of their “Digitising the Bairnsdale Advertiser” project.…
MP’s see fishing access benefits first hand
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MP’s see fishing access benefits first hand

Recreational fishers can now enjoy improved access to Mallacoota Inlet thanks to the reconstruction of the Mallacoota fisheries jetty, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. Mr Bull and Minister responsible for recreational fishing,…
Grants for water saving sporting clubs
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Grants for water saving sporting clubs

Local sporting clubs who are looking to make their facilities more environmentally sustainable should contact their local council to apply for a share in $2 million worth of Victorian Government funding, now available through the…
New laws to tackle potentially dangerous substances
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New laws to tackle potentially dangerous substances

The State Coalition Government is bringing in new laws that will enable swift action to ban emerging drugs of concern said Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull. “The emergence of synthetic substances, which produce similar…
Nominations open to recognise senior citizens
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Nominations open to recognise senior citizens

Nominations for the 2011 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards have opened and Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, is strongly encouraging community groups and organisations to consider nominating those senior citizens who make outstanding…
$810,000 for socially disadvantaged
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$810,000 for socially disadvantaged

Lakes Entrance will receive $810,000 over the next four years to identify and implement solutions to social problems facing the local community, Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull said today. Lakes Entrance is one of…
State commits to childcare, now Feds must cough up!
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State commits to childcare, now Feds must cough up!

Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to permanently restore its share of the Take a Break (TAB) occasional Childcare program funding if the Federal Government reverses its 2010 decision…
$1.27 million to save forest contractor jobs
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$1.27 million to save forest contractor jobs

The employment of East Gippsland forest contractors facing an uncertain future has been addressed by a $1.27 million Coalition Government program to restore and improve degraded forest areas.  Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said…