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Sydney’s population to double by 2061: Get involved to help shape our Smart Cities

COMMUNITY feedback across Bennelong is being sought on the Government’s new Smart Cities Plan. The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, today released the Smart Cities Plan to deliver jobs closer to homes, more affordable housing, better transport connections and healthy environments. A renewed national focus on Australian cities, metropolitan and regional, will help build an innovative […]

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App to revive language learning trialled in Bennelong goes national

A language app for preschool children, trialled at Top Ryde Early Learning Centre will be going to schools across the Australia. Three more preschools in Bennelong have already signed on to the programme, which provides the exciting opportunity to learn another language using play-based mobile tablet apps. “I’m delighted to announce that the Imaginations Preschool, […]

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Children in Bennelong to benefit from Universal Access

Over 2000 children in Bennelong are estimated to benefit from the Turnbull Government’s National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education. Member for Bennelong John Alexander MP said $840 million in federal funding will be available for quality preschool programmes across the country, and that these benefits would be felt across Bennelong. “The […]

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John Alexander Praises Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebrations in Parliament

Member for Bennelong, John Alexander MP, has spoken in Parliament House to sing the praises of the Lunar New Year Celebrations held in Eastwood last month. Speaking in Canberra, John said:  “I am delighted in this chamber to talk about Bennelong’s wonderful local Asian community. 2016 is the Year of the Money and, like every […]

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Christmas Message

I wish all everyone in Bennelong an enjoyable and safe Christmas and holiday season. Christmas is a time for all of us to be thankful that we live in Australia and more locally in the electorate of Bennelong. It is also a time when we are reminded of the importance of families and friends, and […]

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Bennelong 100 Walk raises thousands

Last week, John Alexander MP visited Motor Neurone Disease NSW to present the full buckets of donations from his 100km walk around the electorate. When JA set out in late October, he had intended to walk 100km, but owing to the unexpected interest in the walk, (and the extra visits to schools, businesses and homes) […]

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CCTV in Eastwood

John Alexander MP, on CCTV in Eastwood, said: “Funding these cameras was an election promise that I made following a devastating assault in the area back in 2013. The Federal Government delivered the funds earlier this year and I am delighted to hear that works will finally start next month.” “It has been proven that […]

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