17 September 2018 R U OK? day Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (10:08): I would like to thank the member for Franklin for raising this vitally important conversation, which can save lives. I speak today about an issue that faces one in every three Australians—an organisation that travels across 14,000 kilometres reaching 25 communities to reiterate that […]
11 September 2018 Local sporting champions Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (19:45): Australians have remarkable affection for their sport, an affection which has endured for many years as a nation of good sports. Our passion for sport has led us to many successes, whether on the field, in the pool, on the court or on the track—so […]
11 September 2018 Energy policy Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (15:49): I thank those opposite for bringing forward this debate. In this technology fuelled world, access to cheap and reliable electricity is one of the fundamental needs of our homes. Power prices are a key part of the cost of living and greatly affect my constituents and […]
10 September 2018 Women in sport Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (10:47): In the past few hours, two Australian champions have won at the US Open in Flushing Meadows. Ash Barty just raised the women’s doubles trophy with her partner CoCo Vandeweghe, and the great Dylan Alcott just claimed his sixth grand slam in wheelchair tennis. These […]
10 September 2018 New Ryde Police Commander welcomed Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (16:18): I rise to inform the House of the excellent work being done by our police officers in my electorate of Bennelong and to welcome Superintendent David Waddell to the area as Ryde’s new police area commander. Superintendent Waddell joins our community after his […]
Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (12:39): I second the motion. Thank you to my friend and colleague for raising this important issue today. We are lucky to live in a country that places a strong emphasis on the health and safety of its citizens. Our vaccination rate for five-year-olds is at 94 per cent. The coalition government […]
14 August 2018 Medtronic Bennelong Schools’ STEM Challenge Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (13:50): I rise to address the House about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, in our education system. In Australia we enjoy a very high standard of living that has been made possible by the hard work of generations past, […]
13 August 2018 Private Members Business: Volunteering Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (11:37): Thank you to my friend and colleague the member for Bonner for raising this important topic. I note the motion recognises the volunteers of Bonner, and while I’m sure they are a formidable bunch I find it hard to believe that they could compare […]
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Everything should be on the table when formulating new policy responses to the housing affordability crisis we’re facing.