Top Nav

Archive | Media Releases

Media Release: OECD agrees with JA’s housing market concerns

OECD agrees with JA’s housing market concerns John Alexander has been warning about the risks to the housing market because of ongoing unbridled investor driven speculation for many years. The latest OECD report on the risks to the Australian housing market reinforces his concerns. Mr Alexander said: “Stabilising investor driven volatility and rampant inflation in […]

Continue Reading

Media Release: Ready to play ball in North Epping

26 February 2017 Ready to play ball in North Epping New multipurpose sports courts officially opened to the community. The new facilities will help cater for more netball players. The Coalition Government invested $50,000 in the project.   Netballers, tennis and soccer players of North Epping celebrated the official opening of two new multipurpose community […]

Continue Reading

Media Release: Record heat didn’t evaporate the enthusiasm for Lunar New Year celebrations at Eastwood Plaza

14 February 2017 John Alexander MP has applauded the way everyone came together and stayed hydrated during record heat at the Lunar New Year’s Grand Celebration Day at Eastwood last Saturday. Mr Alexander said: “I spoke with the St John Ambulance staff and they reported to me that despite the mercury tipping 42 degrees in […]

Continue Reading

Media Release: The time is now: fast track housing affordability

8 Feb 2017 The time is now: fast track housing affordability John Alexander MP; Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities; will today in the House of Representatives table his committee’s latest inquiry report: Harnessing Value, Delivering Infrastructure. Mr Alexander said: “Linking regional towns to their nearest major city via high […]

Continue Reading

Media release: Stop the negativity and develop real policies that address the housing affordability crisis in our major cities

28 Jan 20187 Stop the negativity and develop real policies that address the housing affordability crisis in our major cities John Alexander OAM, MP, the Federal Member for Bennelong, has published an opinion piece in today’s AFR Weekend – the weekend edition of The Australian Financial Review. The piece seeks to communicate four important points: […]

Continue Reading

Macquarie University students receive Australian Government New Colombo Plan study grant

In 2017, Macquarie University undergraduate students will receive an Australian Government grant to study and undertake work-based learning in the Indo-Pacific. “I am delighted that the Government’s New Colombo Plan mobility program will support 171 University students to study in our region,” John Alexander MP said. “Our students will return home with new insights and […]

Continue Reading

John Alexander MP re-elected in Bennelong

John Alexander MP has expressed his deep appreciation to the people of Bennelong following his re-election as Member of Parliament for Bennelong with an increased majority of support from the local community. He also praised his six opponents, particularly emphasising the good nature of the contest and the cordial relations between each team. “I am […]

Continue Reading

JA condemns homophobic election literature

John Alexander MP has roundly condemned election literature handed out at Eastwood polling booth on 2nd July as hateful and unwanted in our community. The material, which was unauthorised and has not been claimed by any party, describes homosexuality as a ‘death curse,’ and suggests the election of some political parties would lead to rape […]

Continue Reading

Delivering for Bennelong

When I first entered Parliament in 2010 I promised to always put Bennelong first. I have done this through fighting for our services and local groups, and starting some highly successful local initiatives including the Bennelong Cup, Bennelong Village Businesses and Bennelong Gardens. The Bennelong Table Tennis cup, for example, started as a way of […]

Continue Reading