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JA welcomes Australian Space Agency to guest-judge and inspire local STEM competition students

JA and ASA’s Siân Giles (back left) with some of the winners of the STEM Challenge Media Release Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP has just wrapped on the third annual Bennelong ‘Space in Schools’ STEM Challenge last Friday. The Australian Space Agency (ASA), no less, supported the event by supplying one of their own staff members to […]

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JA’s 100km walk for Rare Voices Australia: Federal Government commits $55 million for clinical trials of rare disease treatments

John Alexander OAM MP was joined on the second last day of his 100km Bennelong Walk for Rare Voices Australia (RVA) by Federal Health Minister The Hon. Greg Hunt MP and RVA CEO Nicole Millis. (L-R): S. Bruce Dowton Vice Chancellor Macquarie University, Hon Greg Hunt MP Federal Health Minister, Rare Voices Australia CEO Nicole […]

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BENNELONG CUP WELCOMES AUSSIE CHAMP

The ninth annual Hyundai Bennelong Cup Schools’ Table Tennis competition was held today at a new venue, the Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre. JA is joined by local Paralympic table tennis champion Jessy Chen, and (L-R) Wheelchair Sports NSW CEO Mick Garnett, JA, Macquarie University’s Sport and Aquatic Centre’s Luke Cevolani, event organiser Andrew […]

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Bennelong 100km Walk for Charity is back!

This year I am supporting Rare Voices Australia. This wonderful organisation supports the more than 2 million Australians living right now with a rare disease, with almost half that number being children. The reality is that most attention is directed at the individual diseases that affect the largest numbers of people. This is understandable, but when […]

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Pickleball for better health!

Phil Kearns provided the star power; JA the net, paddles and ball; West Ryde’s Formula Chemicals the location, and neighbour Mitronics some competition; for a brilliant popup Pickleball sports session on Friday to promote active recreation as a preventative health measure.   Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP said: “There are so many benefits […]

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Gladesville RSL Gymnastics flying high!

09 August 2019 MEDIA RELEASE STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $150,000 to fund up to 20 local community infrastructure projects across the electorate of Bennelong. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP said the $22.65 million Stronger Communities Program Round 5 was now open to applications and has asked […]

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New grants out now!

THREE BRILLIANT LOCAL COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEMES OPEN NOW!   Stronger Communities Programme Funding Focus: Small capital projects that deliver social benefits in communities across Australia, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant & viable communities. Eligibility: Possess an ABN & be an incorporated not-for-profit entity.* Funding per project: $2,500 to $20,000 Link to further […]

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