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Cutting Red Tape to create Jobs

20 March 2014   The Coalition Government has taken action to cut red tape, as part of its plan to help small business, create more jobs and make life easier. For the first time in history, two days of Parliament each year will be dedicated to removing red tape. At the first of these on […]

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NORTH CONNEX: A COUP FOR BENNELONG

20 March 2014   Federal MP, John Alexander, has welcomed the announcement of the construction of the NorthConnex as “a coup for Bennelong”. The federal and state governments recently announced that work on the nine kilometre NorthConnex tunnel, linking the M1 and M2 Motorways, will begin next year and is expected to open in 2019. […]

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$50 MILLION BOOST TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES EXPORT

12 March 2014   Small and medium sized businesses will be able to improve their export potential under the federal government’s $50 million boost to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme. Federal MP John Alexander said the Government was also seeking to enhance the way the EMDG scheme is administered after it was cut […]

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CHINA-AUSTRALIA BUSINESS WEEK (translated)

 3rd March 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging local businesses to support one of Australia’s biggest ever trade missions to China. 班尼朗联邦选区议员约翰.亚历山大鼓励当地企业支持澳大利亚最大的贸易访问团访问中国。 A delegation, including up to 600 business people, will travel to ‘Australia Week in China’ from April 8th – April 11th.  There will be industry specific events in […]

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Registrations open for Australian Heritage Week

 14 February 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging locals to get involved in events during Australian Heritage Week from April 12th-20th. Australian Heritage Week is an annual national celebration of the places, buildings, landscapes and stories of our local communities and provides a link to our nation’s heritage. “Local groups […]

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MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SET TO STUDY IN ASIA

 13 February 2014     Federal MP John Alexander has congratulated Macquarie University in Bennelong for being one of the 24 Australian universities to receive grant funding under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. The Government has committed $100 million in new funding over five years to implement the plan, which will provide young people […]

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Bennelong MP to chair Sydney Airport Community Forum

13 February 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, has accepted an invitation to become chairman of the Sydney Airport Community Forum. Mr Alexander said he is dedicated to working through airport related issues that affect Sydney residents, particularly those within Bennelong. “There is considerable community interest regarding airport related matters and I […]

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