More supports urgently needed

More immediate action is required to deliver critical bushfire recovery support for East Gippsland.   The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, met with Bushfire Recovery Victoria chair Ken Lay yesterday and was in contact with the Premier last night on critical recovery issues.   “It was pleasing the freight fodder and stock water…

Lakes funding boost rejected

The Regional Development Minister has offered to do no more than meet existing election commitments in response to calls for an economic stimulus package for Lakes Entrance following the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishing licences buyout.   Gippsland East Nationals MP Tim Bull said he had written to the Minister seeking a funding boost for Lakes…

Victorian Liberal Nationals call to investigate Lake Buffalo expansion

The expansion of Lake Buffalo in north-east Victoria and its possible connection via a pipeline to Lake Nillahcootie should be referred to the Commonwealth Government’s new national water authority for investigation. Shadow Minister for Water Steph Ryan is also calling on the Victorian Government to reverse its panicked and unsupported ‘no dams’ policy. The Victorian…