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Archive | February, 2015

Speech in Parliament – Save Ermington Scout Hall

I rise to speak about a Bennelong institution that finds itself under threat. The 1st Ermington Scout Group Hall has been located on Kissing Point Road for over 50 years. Thousands of sausage sizzles and even more scouts have made this Hall an integral part of the local community. We all know the excellent work […]

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JA cooks up a storm at Lunar New Year Celebration

The Eastwood Lunar New Year Cooking competition was held on the weekend. The event saw large crowds attend despite the inclement weather. This year it was again organised by Hugh Lee and the Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebration Committee.  The festivities were kicked off by a fantastic Lion Dance before the cooking commenced. After leaving […]

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Speech on a motion in relation to medicines

I move that this House: (1) Recognises the opportunities for an enhanced regulatory framework to better position Australia’s health system to respond effectively to global trends in the development, manufacture, marketing and regulation of therapeutic goods, and to improve access to vital life saving and life enhancing drugs. (2) Commends the recent joint announcement by […]

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Speech in Parliament – Medicines and Medical Devices

9 February 2015   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (11:29): I move: That this House: (1) recognises the opportunities for an enhanced regulatory framework to better position Australia’s health system to respond effectively to global trends in the development, manufacture, marketing and regulation of therapeutic goods, and to improve access to vital life saving and enhancing drugs; […]

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Regional development

 9 February 2015   (21:05): Whilst there have been some distractions over the past week or two, work on policy has continued. Tomorrow night will be the culmination of much work by my office, in my capacity as Chair of the Coalition Policy Committee on Infrastructure and Regional Development. This work was inspired by my […]

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