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Archive | April, 2018

Media Release: Mandarin learning expands for Bennelong preschoolers

14th March 2018 Around 1000 children at 25 Bennelong preschools will be given the opportunity to learn a second language in 2018, thanks to the Turnbull Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander said it was encouraging to see so many local preschools taking part in the program, especially […]

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Media Release: Rare diseases are not so rare

12th March 2018 Those living with rare diseases can sometimes feel forgotten by a society seemingly more focussed on other diseases like cancer and heart disease. Macquarie Park based international healthcare company Sanofi recently held a reception for the rare disease community, to assist in giving them a voice and raising awareness of rare disease […]

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Media Release: $9,640 grant helps Macquarie University bring National Science Week to NSW

15th February 2018 Macquarie University in Bennelong will bring the excitement and discovery of National Science Week to NSW after receiving $9,640 from the Australian Government for their project, Pocket Astronomy in Pocket-Sized Towns. A planetarium, a solar telescope, and a bunch of students and staff from the Department of Physics and Astronomy will hit […]

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Media Release: Quad-strain meningococcal vaccine available to infants in Bennelong

7th February 2018 To help protect our youngest children in Bennelong from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, the Turnbull Government will add a quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). Member for Bennelong, John Alexander MP said the new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y strains (MenACWY) and will be added […]

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Harmony Cup Speech

13:47, 27/03/2018: On Saturday I participated in the sixth annual Harmony Cup at Eastwood Oval. This soccer tournament is organised each year by the Australian Asian Association of Bennelong to coincide with Harmony Day. It’s a wonderful event that brings our diverse and multicultural community together through sport. Despite being a warm day, there was some […]

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