Top Nav

Archive | July, 2014

Nominations for traffic Black Spots Now Open

July 31st 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging locals to nominate traffic Black Spots in the area for Federal Government funding. The Australian Government is getting on with delivering safer roads and a stronger economy in New South Wales by removing limits that restrict the number of Black Spot projects […]

Continue Reading

Support for Entrepreneurial Businesses in Bennelong

 July 28th 2014   Federal MP John Alexander says the Australian Government is working with local businesses in Bennelong to create new opportunities, new markets and new jobs. The new $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) is putting in place the supporting infrastructure to help businesses become more robust and build on their strengths, as […]

Continue Reading

Violence against Women and Children is unacceptable in Bennelong

July 18th 2014   Domestic and family violence and sexual assault against women and children is utterly unacceptable, said Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander. Mr Alexander attended the Parliament House Launch of the Second Action Plan on 15 July 2014, joining Coalition Parliamentarians in reaffirming the Government’s strong commitment to making Australia a safe […]

Continue Reading

RESEARCH TO FOCUS ON TYPE 1 JUVENILE DIABETES

16 July 2014   John Alexander has congratulated the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) on receiving funding from the Australian Government to fund important research into Type 1 juvenile diabetes. Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, announced approval of the funding and commencement of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiative for […]

Continue Reading

MOTIONS: Carbon pricing

14 July 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (11:37): I rise to speak in support of this motion and to commend the member for Ryan for her initiative on this important policy matter. There is no single issue that has more clearly represented the policy divide between this government and those opposite than the carbon tax. […]

Continue Reading

Child Care Benefit increases for families

10 July 2014   The standard hourly rate of Child Care Benefit families receive will increase by the CPI this week, as highlighted in the recent Federal Budget. The federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander says notes “this could see a lower income family, with one child in full-time care, receive up to $264[1] extra […]

Continue Reading

Helping More Young Australians Into Work

1 July 2014   From today, young job seekers have access to new incentives and additional financial support to help them move from welfare to work, Federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander said. Mr Alexander said the government was targeting financial assistance to help more young Australians into work. “From 1 July 2014, young Australians […]

Continue Reading