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Members Statements – Tullamarine Tennis Club

Mr J. BULL — Politics is about getting things done. It is about using a mandate given to you by the community you love to make that community even better, and last week I was thrilled to join players and committee members at the Tullamarine Tennis Club to..

Members statements – Ambulance response times

Mr J. BULL — We know that the Liberals went to war with our paramedics and slashed $1 billion from our healthcare system. We promised to end the ambulance crisis and provide hardworking paramedics, nurses and doctors with the best resources they need to provide the very best possible..

Constituency questions – Defib grants

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (12:02:41) — (14 762) My question is for the Minister for Sport. Minister, what is the latest information on applications from the Diggers Rest Bowling Club and Sunbury Bowling Club on the next round of the Andrews Labor government’s round 5 defibrillators for sporting clubs and facilities..

Disability Service Safeguards Bill 2018

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (17:53:33) — I am very pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to the debate this evening on the Disability Service Safeguards Bill 2018. Before I do can I acknowledge the passion, the commitment and the dedication of the members for Bendigo West and Wendouree..

A BIGGER, BETTER ERIC BOARDMAN RESERVE FOR SUNBURY

Families in Sunbury will be able to rely on great local sporting facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver $2 million towards an upgrade of the Eric Boardman Reserve. Right now, despite record female participation, local clubs based at the reserve have no..

Members statement – Gap Road-Horne Street, Sunbury

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (09:53:40) — We are getting on with removing the Gap Road and Horne Street roundabout in Sunbury to make it safer for all. Locals have told me they avoid using this roundabout and just want it gone. Over the past couple of months a team..

Members statement – Sunbury Memorial Hall

Mr J. BULL — Last week I also had the pleasure of visiting the Sunbury Memorial Hall with the incredible team from the Sunbury Neighbourhood Kitchen whilst they were serving delicious hot meals. Joined by fantastic local volunteers, I had the privilege of announcing $40 000 in funding support..

Members Statement – Sunbury sporting facilities

Mr J. BULL — I also had the pleasure last week of presenting two great cheques to two sporting clubs. The Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve lights are currently not up to scratch, so I was very pleased to be able to announce $100 000 in partnership with Melton City..

Members statements – Melbourne Airport rail link

Mr J. BULL — On Sunday I was thrilled to hear the Premier announce $5 billion for the construction of the airport rail link. It has been talked about for a very long time, and now it is time to make it happen. This will transform not just the..

Constituency questions – Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (11:51:16) — (14 672) My constituency question is for the Minister for Sport, and I ask: what are the construction timelines for the new lights at the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve in my electorate? Last week I was thrilled to join committee members, players, supporters and..

$10 MILLION IN GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR EMERGENCY VOLUNTEERS

Emergency management volunteers are sharing in $10 million of grants, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to fund the training, equipment and facilities needed to keep communities safe. Member for Sunbury Josh Bull, announced today that applications are open for the 2018-19 Emergency Services Volunteer..

AIRPORT RAIL TO TAKE OFF UNDER LABOR GOVERNMENT

Construction of the Melbourne Airport Rail Link will begin in the next term of a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today announced that a re-elected Labor Government would provide up to $5 billion towards the construction of the long-awaited project, matching the commitment..

DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR GLADSTONE PARK

Gladstone Park families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Gladstone Views Primary School. Labor will invest $3.1 million to transform tired old classrooms and facilities at the school, including major..

Victorian businesses awarded energy assessment grants

Manpak Pty Ltd in Tullamarine has recently been awarded a $12,400 grant to help reduce its energy usage under the $6.1 million Victorian Government’s Boosting Business Productivity Program. The program, delivered by Sustainability Victoria, supports businesses with three different efficiency grants, a sustainable finance service, training..

FUNDING BOOST TO FUEL REGIONAL STARTUPS

The Andrews Labor Government will invest $2.4 million to boost access and participation in the state’s booming startup sector, with a focus on regional Victorian communities. The funding will be invested through LaunchVic and will support 15 projects across 26 local government areas in Victoria..

Constituency questions – Sunbury sports grounds

Mr J. BULL (Sunbury) (11:52:01) — (14 580) My question is for the Minister for Sport. What is the latest information on the application to the country football and netball program for the creation of outdoor netball courts at the John McMahon reserve in my electorate? On numerous occasions I..