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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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Counter Terrorism Investigations at Epping Boys High

Counter terrorism investigation into student at Epping Boys High School   Counter terrorism police are investigating accusations that a high school student has been preaching radical Islam at Epping Boys High. Commenting, Federal MP for Bennelong, John Alexander MP said: “The ongoing investigations at Epping Boys High School are deeply concerning. Radicalisation in schools is a […]

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Finance Minister Senator Cormann’s Budget Forum

  John Alexander MP Federal Member for Bennelong Invites you to Bennelong Budget Forum   With Special Guest Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann Minister for Finance   Friday 15th May 2015 (3 days after the 2015 Budget) 3:30pm to 5:00pm   Gladesville RSL 4-6 Linsley St, Gladesville 2111   RSVP’S ARE ESSENTIAL BY 12.00PM THURSDAY 14TH MAY […]

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ANZAC Day in Bennelong

ANZAC Centenary Events Around Bennelong 12th April, 2.00pm – Epping RSL Memorial Service, Epping Club 19th April, 10:30am for 11am start- Memorial service, Gladesville RSL & Community Club Auditorium. 24th April, 9:30am – City of Ryde Memorial Service, Ryde Cenotaph, Ryde Park 25th April, 6:00am – Epping RSL Dawn Service, Forrest Park, Epping 25th April, […]

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