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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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