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Gladesville RSL Gymnastics flying high!

09 August 2019 MEDIA RELEASE STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $150,000 to fund up to 20 local community infrastructure projects across the electorate of Bennelong. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP said the $22.65 million Stronger Communities Program Round 5 was now open to applications and has asked […]

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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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Infrastructure Policy

Infrastructure Policy Statement Summary Executive Summary There has been a total absence of planning of the settlement of Australia which has resulted in an extraordinary settlement imbalance that impacts on our productivity, efficiency, competitiveness, quality of life and capacity for growth. Our major cities have suffered through an absence of master planning and rollout of […]

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Housing Policy

Executive Summary The Sydney housing market is currently beset by several challenges; house prices have grown beyond sustainable levels such that they have severely excluded potential new home buyers and caused a massive expansion in household debt. Our households are now overexposed to changes in financial conditions as are those who lend to them. This […]

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John Alexander chairs Housing Inquiry

As Chair of the House Economics Committee, John Alexander MP has instigated an inquiry into the price of housing in Australia. Evidence is being gathered throughout the coming months, and below is an interview held before the Sydney sessions on the 6th August. This will look at a broad range of matters including the proportion […]

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Bennelong’s Biggest Survey

As the Member of Parliament for Bennelong, my job is to represent you in Parliament. And to do this I need to know what you’re thinking – how do you feel about all sorts of issues, both local and national. So please fill in Bennelong’s biggest survey –  the more people that respond, the better […]

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