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White Ribbon Ambassador John Alexander renews pledge in Parliament

Bennelong MP and White Ribbon Ambassador John Alexander used White Ribbon Day to renew his pledge to stand up against domestic violence, during a speech in Canberra. In a speech in Parliament house, he pledged: ‘never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.’ He said: “There are lots of statistics that highlight […]

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John Alexander Chairs new Infrastructure Committee

Last week Bennelong MP John Alexander was appointed Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities. This new Committee has been formed as part of the Turnbull Government’s renewed focus on Cities policy, and John received the chairmanship in recognition of his long running policy work in this area. “To […]

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John Alexander welcomes CHAFTA decision

This week in Canberra, the Chinese Australian Free Trade Agreement passed Parliament, meaning it will soon come into effect. This free trade agreement will bring new connections to the old friendship between Australia and China It was negotiated by the Liberal Trade Minister Andrew Robb, and this week passed Parliament despite a destabilising campaign lead […]

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Bennelong joins the fight to spray out Graffiti

Ryde Rotary, State MP for Ryde, Victor Dominello MP and Federal MP for Bennelong John Alexander joined forces to take part in “Graffiti Removal Day”, a campaign to remove graffiti from Bennelong on Sunday 18th October. Graffiti costs local businesses, households, NSW Government and Ryde Council millions of dollars each year. Graffiti removal day draws […]

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River Walk improves access for City of Ryde

RESIDENTS of Gladesville will now have better access to foreshore parks along the Parramatta River with today’s opening of the $1.79 million Ryde River Walk project. Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the Australian Government was delighted to have partnered with state and local government to deliver the project. “The Australian […]

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Deadline for Local Infrastructure Grants Approaches

The Stronger Communities Programme which is delivering $150,000 in grants to ‘not for profit’ groups across Bennelong is set to close on the 20th October, so Member of Bennelong John Alexander MP is urging groups wishing to apply to do so quickly. Grants through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme are available to local organisations to fund […]

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John Alexander Chairs Hearing with RBA Governor

This Friday, the House Economics Committee held their bi yearly hearing with the Reserve Bank Governor, Glenn Stevens. As Chair of the Committee, John Alexander MP led the questioning. The hearing took place in Canberra and examined many important topics, including interest rates, house prices, the recent Fed Reserve decision, and the ongoing state of […]

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John Alexander opens Excelsia College Open Day

Member of Parliament for Bennelong, John Alexander MP, attended the open day of the new Excelsia College in Macquarie Park on the weekend. Macquarie Park in my electorate is Sydney’s fastest growing business district and is home to some of the country’s most innovative and exciting industries. The countries first hydrogen car charging station sits […]

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John Alexander praises Chinese Australian Free Trade Agreement

Member of Parliament for Bennelong, John Alexander, has praised the Chinese Australian Free Trade Agreement which is currently being discussed in Parliament. John spoke of the overwhelming benefit that this agreement will have to the multicultural communities across Bennelong, and the importance of building further bridges between our two nations. John said: “The economic growth […]

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