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ADJOURNMENT – Bennelong Cup, Bennelong Gardens

30 September 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (21:25): During my time serving the people of Bennelong I have worked with my staff to instigate worthwhile and ongoing projects within my electorate. This year I am proud that the Bennelong Cup table tennis competition celebrates its fourth anniversary. It is an initiative that has fostered friendly […]

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Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014 – Second Reading

22 September 2014   Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (15:46): Mr Deputy Speaker, I speak today for the government’s Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014. Last year, the Prime Minister announced that the government would improve overseas adoption by the end of 2014. The government has been delivering on that commitment. There are three categories which […]

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Terror raids in Bennelong

18 September 2014   “Large-scale joint AFP/State Police operations in Sydney and Brisbane remind us that the terrorist threat is real and that our law enforcement agencies are responding with appropriate vigour,” Bennelong MP John Alexander said this morning. “This is the largest counter terrorism operation in the nation’s history involving 600 AFP, NSW and […]

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