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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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Parliamentary speech: Infrastructure report

17 September 2018 Infrastructure report Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (15:10): Today I present the report of the Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities’ inquiry into the Australian government’s role in the development of cities, titled Building up and moving out. Australia is undergoing rapid change. Population growth, urbanisation, the ageing of the population and the […]

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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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Pickleball for better health!

Phil Kearns provided the star power; JA the net, paddles and ball; West Ryde’s Formula Chemicals the location, and neighbour Mitronics some competition; for a brilliant popup Pickleball sports session on Friday to promote active recreation as a preventative health measure.   Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP said: “There are so many benefits […]

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New grants out now!

THREE BRILLIANT LOCAL COMMUNITY GRANT SCHEMES OPEN NOW!   Stronger Communities Programme Funding Focus: Small capital projects that deliver social benefits in communities across Australia, improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant & viable communities. Eligibility: Possess an ABN & be an incorporated not-for-profit entity.* Funding per project: $2,500 to $20,000 Link to further […]

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