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Archive | May, 2014

Trade Support Loans building a stronger Australia

26 May 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, said the Government is delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans for apprentices to encourage more young people to take up a trade and complete their qualification. “All too often, young apprentices do not complete their training because they cannot afford the […]

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STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS – Bennelong Electorate: Basil’s Seafood Restaurant

26 May 2014 Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (13:43): Basil’s Seafood Restaurant in Marsfield is celebrating 30 years of operation this year. In Bennelong we are fortunate to have many long-term successful businesses—and Basil’s is a great example of hard work, investment and persistence. In 1984, business partners, Emmanuel and Basil, took a gamble on establishing a […]

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JA invites locals to Do Something!

 23 May 2014 The federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging locals to join an army of volunteers with just the click of a button. Mr Alexander is hosting his own portal on the DoSomethingNearYou website. Those looking to become involved in volunteer projects can visit: dosomethingnearyou.com.au/john-alexander, enter their postcode or suburb, and receive […]

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MPs & community band together for CCTV in Eastwood

19 May 2014 The federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander and the State member for Ryde, Victor Dominello, are petitioning The City of Ryde Council to accept federal government funding to install CCTV cameras in the Eastwood Shopping Precinct. Mr Alexander said, “the Korean Chamber of Commerce along with the Chinese business community in Eastwood, […]

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CONSTITUENCY STATEMENTS – Bennelong Electorate: Badminton, Bennelong Electorate: The Extra Mile Project

14 May 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (09:40): I rise to inform the House of two different developments in my local Bennelong electorate relating to badminton and charity. Just recently I was made aware of not one but two world-class badminton players residing in Bennelong. Michael Fariman was recently awarded Australian citizenship after moving here […]

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MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE: National Commission of Audit

13 May 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (16:09): The members opposite have accused this government of overdramatising our nation’s situation. These allegations seem a little rich coming from the party so famous for drama. Labor’s long-running soap opera confused and captivated voters over six long seasons, starring Kevin and Julia, then Julia and Kevin, and […]

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Ryde Riverwalk To Go Ahead

5 May 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander MP, has announced that the Ryde Riverwalk project will go ahead.  Joining him for this announcement were Assistant Minister for Infrastructure & Regional Development Hon Jamie Briggs MP and Ryde Mayor Cr Roy Maggio. “The Ryde Riverwalk was promised by the Gillard Government in […]

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