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Eastwood open for business!

MEDIA RELEASE: 20 Feb 2020 John Alexander says Eastwood is one of THE premier cultural and dining destinations in all of Sydney. He took advantage of that situation for lunch on the last two Fridays, enjoying the hospitality of local Eastwood businesses, including The Taste of Chongqing Restaurant and Tan Viet Noodle House in Rowe […]

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Funding innovative research at Macquarie University

MEDIA RELEASE Funding innovative research at Macquarie University Researchers at Macquarie University will work with industry partners to ensure our rivers are sustainable and resilient against natural disasters. Member for Bennelong John Alexander said the Coalition Government was providing $600,000 to ensure our rivers are future-proofed against floods and droughts. “This project will explore how […]

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BENNELONG SHARES IN $9 MILLION NDIS TRANSITION ASSISTANCE

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Government has awarded approximately $9 million to community groups and businesses across the country to help them transition to the NDIS. The grants have been provided through the second round of the Transition Assistance Funding Initiative under the Boosting the Local Care Workforce program. NDIS Minister The Hon Stuart Robert (Left) […]

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JA welcomes Australian Space Agency to guest-judge and inspire local STEM competition students

JA and ASA’s Siân Giles (back left) with some of the winners of the STEM Challenge Media Release Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP has just wrapped on the third annual Bennelong ‘Space in Schools’ STEM Challenge last Friday. The Australian Space Agency (ASA), no less, supported the event by supplying one of their own staff members to […]

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JA’s 100km walk for Rare Voices Australia: Federal Government commits $55 million for clinical trials of rare disease treatments

John Alexander OAM MP was joined on the second last day of his 100km Bennelong Walk for Rare Voices Australia (RVA) by Federal Health Minister The Hon. Greg Hunt MP and RVA CEO Nicole Millis. (L-R): S. Bruce Dowton Vice Chancellor Macquarie University, Hon Greg Hunt MP Federal Health Minister, Rare Voices Australia CEO Nicole […]

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BENNELONG CUP WELCOMES AUSSIE CHAMP

The ninth annual Hyundai Bennelong Cup Schools’ Table Tennis competition was held today at a new venue, the Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre. JA is joined by local Paralympic table tennis champion Jessy Chen, and (L-R) Wheelchair Sports NSW CEO Mick Garnett, JA, Macquarie University’s Sport and Aquatic Centre’s Luke Cevolani, event organiser Andrew […]

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Bennelong 100km Walk for Charity is back!

This year I am supporting Rare Voices Australia. This wonderful organisation supports the more than 2 million Australians living right now with a rare disease, with almost half that number being children. The reality is that most attention is directed at the individual diseases that affect the largest numbers of people. This is understandable, but when […]

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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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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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