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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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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 […]

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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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