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FEDERAL FUNDING FOR VETERAN HELP & ADVOCACY

 August 8th 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, has welcomed the restoration of Australian Government funding to assist ex-service organisations continue their important work with the local veteran community. Mr Alexander said Ryde City & Districts Vietnam Veterans’ Association of Australia (VVAA) would receive $15,760.68 under the restored Building Excellence in Support […]

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Celebrating 100 years of Red Cross – Be part of the Great Australian Story

August 1st 2014   The federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander, invites local residents to become a part of this year’s centenary celebrations of Red Cross in Australia. Red Cross has helped shape 100 years of Australia’s social history. To celebrate its centenary, Red Cross is publishing the stories of ordinary Australians whose lives have […]

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Nominations for traffic Black Spots Now Open

July 31st 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, is encouraging locals to nominate traffic Black Spots in the area for Federal Government funding. The Australian Government is getting on with delivering safer roads and a stronger economy in New South Wales by removing limits that restrict the number of Black Spot projects […]

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Support for Entrepreneurial Businesses in Bennelong

 July 28th 2014   Federal MP John Alexander says the Australian Government is working with local businesses in Bennelong to create new opportunities, new markets and new jobs. The new $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) is putting in place the supporting infrastructure to help businesses become more robust and build on their strengths, as […]

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Violence against Women and Children is unacceptable in Bennelong

July 18th 2014   Domestic and family violence and sexual assault against women and children is utterly unacceptable, said Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander. Mr Alexander attended the Parliament House Launch of the Second Action Plan on 15 July 2014, joining Coalition Parliamentarians in reaffirming the Government’s strong commitment to making Australia a safe […]

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RESEARCH TO FOCUS ON TYPE 1 JUVENILE DIABETES

16 July 2014   John Alexander has congratulated the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) on receiving funding from the Australian Government to fund important research into Type 1 juvenile diabetes. Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, announced approval of the funding and commencement of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiative for […]

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Child Care Benefit increases for families

10 July 2014   The standard hourly rate of Child Care Benefit families receive will increase by the CPI this week, as highlighted in the recent Federal Budget. The federal member for Bennelong, John Alexander says notes “this could see a lower income family, with one child in full-time care, receive up to $264[1] extra […]

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