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Office closed, but still open for business

BREAKING: In the interests of safety, I have closed the electorate office for the time being. My staff remain on duty, working remotely. Please contact the office with any issue, we’ll continue to serve you and respond to anything that needs attention. Please maintain social distancing to stop the spread of Coronavirus. We’ll be open […]

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Economic response to the Coronavirus

Absolute latest info, updated regularly: www.Treasury.gov.au/coronavirus Stage Three: Jobkeeper payments: https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/jobkeeper Stage Two response: https://cc.coalition.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-2020-Factsheet-Economic-Respose-Mk2.pdf Stage One response: http://johnalexander.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Corona-Virus-A4-Factsheet_NSW_Bennelong_AlexanderJ.pdf

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Opinion Editorial: Common-wealth?

Fixing housing affordability The Australian dream is to own our own home. Home ownership is now at its lowest level in sixty years and is projected to sit below 50% in less than a decade. We have a housing affordability crisis. Liberal MP wants negative gearing capped to control house prices https://t.co/ZabOnd5uCb— Matthew Cranston (@mcranston1) […]

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Coronavirus information

Click to view and download information sheet Health information: General: https://www.health.gov.au All the factsheets in one place: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-resources Education information: https://www.dese.gov.au/news/coronavirus-covid-19 Our community is already being impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and I wanted to convey the latest information from the Chief Medical Officer and the Department of Health. I want to reassure you that whilst […]

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Clean Up Australia Day an inspiration

I joined a large diverse group of local volunteers last Sunday to participate in Clean Up Australia Day, including State Ryde Member of Parliament Victor Dominello, and Ryde City Councillors Jordan lane and Trenton Brown. We love our local area, especially the waterways of the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers; it’s important we come together […]

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Eastwood open for business!

MEDIA RELEASE: 20 Feb 2020 John Alexander says Eastwood is one of THE premier cultural and dining destinations in all of Sydney. He took advantage of that situation for lunch on the last two Fridays, enjoying the hospitality of local Eastwood businesses, including The Taste of Chongqing Restaurant and Tan Viet Noodle House in Rowe […]

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Funding innovative research at Macquarie University

MEDIA RELEASE Funding innovative research at Macquarie University Researchers at Macquarie University will work with industry partners to ensure our rivers are sustainable and resilient against natural disasters. Member for Bennelong John Alexander said the Coalition Government was providing $600,000 to ensure our rivers are future-proofed against floods and droughts. “This project will explore how […]

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BENNELONG SHARES IN $9 MILLION NDIS TRANSITION ASSISTANCE

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Government has awarded approximately $9 million to community groups and businesses across the country to help them transition to the NDIS. The grants have been provided through the second round of the Transition Assistance Funding Initiative under the Boosting the Local Care Workforce program. NDIS Minister The Hon Stuart Robert (Left) […]

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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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