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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: […]

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Local Sporting Champions Grants

Three times a year, I award Bennelong Local Sporting Champions Grants to young people from across the region who have shown exceptional promise and dedication to their sports. The Local Sporting Champions program is designed to support young people participating in state, national, and international level sporting championships as either an athlete, coach, or official. In […]

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Bennelong Athletes @ Rio Olympics

Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (21:25): Along with my colleague the member for Kingsford Smith and many other Australians, I was an avid watcher of the recent Rio Olympics. Our athletes gave their all and came away with incredible results. More importantly, I am certain that all our athletes left everything on the field, in the pool […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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