Roadside clearing must continue

Appropriate roadside clearing must continue in the coming months to ensure the unacceptable road closures and township isolations that occurred this bushfire season do not happen again.   This is the message from Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, who spoke on the matter in State Parliament last week.   “To have the Princes Highway…

More business help needed

Not enough is being done by State and Federal Governments to assist East Gippsland businesses impacted by the fires and the mass evacuation that took place in the peak holiday period. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull, said “our businesses need direct support and to date the response from the State Government to business has…

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…