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$6 MILLION FOR BENNELONG RESEARCH PROJECTS

Two Bennelong based research projects have secured $3 million each in funding to further their research goals. The successful local small businesses were two of ten successful recipients of a $25 million funding injection from the Morrison Government. Glytherix are developing a new radioimmunotherapy treatment for hard cancer tumours.   Clearbox Systems are developing a sensor […]

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Netball back on court!

Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP was on hand to compete with State Member for Ryde The Hon Victor Dominello to score the first goal of the season. Alas after many years of being the first, this year Mr Alexander conceded the title to Mr Dominello, after a few near miss attempts.  [JA […]

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$1.5 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS TO DRIVE RECOVERY IN BENNELONG

A new $1.5 billion Australian Government infrastructure package will provide an immediate injection into the economy and bring jobs back online to help stem the impact of COVID-19. John Alexander addresses the national media with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Premier Gladys Berejiklian and other state and federal MPs Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM […]

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Stryder drives forward with federal funding assistance

Community transport not-for-profit organisation Stryder received a federal volunteer grant of $5,000 recently to assist in driver training and fuel reimbursements for their volunteers. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP visited their headquarters at Gladesville to congratulate them and inspect their fleet. “Stryder provide critical transport services for those who are less mobile […]

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Australia’s first pop-up mobile COVID-19 testing station in Bennelong

The Weekly Times 10 June 2020 Australia’s first purpose built mobile COVID-19 testing station road-tested in Macquarie Park Bennelong is the innovation capital of Australia. The latest innovation for locals is a brand-new concept mobile drive through COVID-19 testing station. A coalition of organisations have come together to deliver this brand-new design and way of […]

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Scouts sailing into the future with boatshed renovation

Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP has welcomed the commencement of construction that will deliver the revamp of the Epping Scouts Boatshed facility at Meadowbank, partly funded by a federal government grant. The boatshed will be a state-of-the-art sailing facility, at the service of local young people and families. (L-R) Brent Carolan GM […]

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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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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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BENNELONG CUP WELCOMES AUSSIE CHAMP

The ninth annual Hyundai Bennelong Cup Schools’ Table Tennis competition was held today at a new venue, the Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre. JA is joined by local Paralympic table tennis champion Jessy Chen, and (L-R) Wheelchair Sports NSW CEO Mick Garnett, JA, Macquarie University’s Sport and Aquatic Centre’s Luke Cevolani, event organiser Andrew […]

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