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MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE: National Commission of Audit

13 May 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (16:09): The members opposite have accused this government of overdramatising our nation’s situation. These allegations seem a little rich coming from the party so famous for drama. Labor’s long-running soap opera confused and captivated voters over six long seasons, starring Kevin and Julia, then Julia and Kevin, and […]

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Ryde Riverwalk To Go Ahead

5 May 2014   The Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander MP, has announced that the Ryde Riverwalk project will go ahead.  Joining him for this announcement were Assistant Minister for Infrastructure & Regional Development Hon Jamie Briggs MP and Ryde Mayor Cr Roy Maggio. “The Ryde Riverwalk was promised by the Gillard Government in […]

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A FAIR GO FOR VETERANS DELIVERED

 27 March 2014   The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families. One hundred and sixty seven veterans living in Bennelong will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation. Federal MP, John Alexander today welcomed the passage of the Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment […]

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COMMITTEES: Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue

27 March 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (10:09): On behalf of the Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, I present the committee’s report entitled:2013 annual report of the Australian Taxation Office:first report, together with the minutes of proceedings. Report made a parliamentary paper in accordance with standing order 39(e). Mr ALEXANDER: by leave—I am delighted […]

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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS: M1-M2 Link

 24 March 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (12:02): My electorate of Bennelong in north-western Sydney is home to some of Sydney’s most congested roads. Commuters face long delays every day as they deal with roads ill-equipped to carry the amount of traffic that now travels from and through the area. Epping Road, Beecroft Road, Pennant […]

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Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014

24 March 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (13:21): Australia’s future growth will be significantly influenced by our capacity to deliver more appropriate, efficient and effective infrastructure. To meet the challenges and opportunities ahead, the coalition government has made a clear commitment to building the roads and infrastructure of the 21st century. The Land Transport Infrastructure […]

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Cutting Red Tape to create Jobs

20 March 2014   The Coalition Government has taken action to cut red tape, as part of its plan to help small business, create more jobs and make life easier. For the first time in history, two days of Parliament each year will be dedicated to removing red tape. At the first of these on […]

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NORTH CONNEX: A COUP FOR BENNELONG

20 March 2014   Federal MP, John Alexander, has welcomed the announcement of the construction of the NorthConnex as “a coup for Bennelong”. The federal and state governments recently announced that work on the nine kilometre NorthConnex tunnel, linking the M1 and M2 Motorways, will begin next year and is expected to open in 2019. […]

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