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GRIEVANCE DEBATE: Economy

24 February 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (16:55): Recently, we Australians have been told that we are in a period of economic transition. A series of blows to our national economic spirit have left some saying it is the end of us and of life as we know it. In the face of changing economic […]

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Registrations open for Australian Heritage Week

 14 February 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging locals to get involved in events during Australian Heritage Week from April 12th-20th. Australian Heritage Week is an annual national celebration of the places, buildings, landscapes and stories of our local communities and provides a link to our nation’s heritage. “Local groups […]

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MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SET TO STUDY IN ASIA

 13 February 2014     Federal MP John Alexander has congratulated Macquarie University in Bennelong for being one of the 24 Australian universities to receive grant funding under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. The Government has committed $100 million in new funding over five years to implement the plan, which will provide young people […]

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Bennelong MP to chair Sydney Airport Community Forum

13 February 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, has accepted an invitation to become chairman of the Sydney Airport Community Forum. Mr Alexander said he is dedicated to working through airport related issues that affect Sydney residents, particularly those within Bennelong. “There is considerable community interest regarding airport related matters and I […]

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