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TIME TO BITE THE BULLET, High-speed rail at heart of ‘mega-city’ (23rd May, Northern District Times, front page)

A MAGIC bullet to solve Sydney’s growing pains by turning it into a “megacity” stretching from Newcastle to Nowra — all linked by high-speed rail — is set to be the centrepiece of a radical new proposal. Bennelong Liberal MP John Alexander has lifted the lid on likely “strategic decentralisation” recommendations to come out of […]

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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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