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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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A FAIR GO FOR VETERANS DELIVERED

 27 March 2014   The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. One hundred and sixty seven veterans living in Bennelong will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation. Federal MP, John Alexander today welcomed the passage of the Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment […]

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COMMITTEES: Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue

27 March 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (10:09): On behalf of the Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, I present the committee’s report entitled:2013 annual report of the Australian Taxation Office:first report, together with the minutes of proceedings. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). Mr ALEXANDER: by leave—I am delighted […]

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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS: M1-M2 Link

 24 March 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (12:02): My electorate of Bennelong in north-western Sydney is home to some of Sydney’s most congested roads. Commuters face long delays every day as they deal with roads ill-equipped to carry the amount of traffic that now travels from and through the area. Epping Road, Beecroft Road, Pennant […]

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