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Archive | May, 2016

Karonga School receives $20,000 Federal Grant

The Government’s Stronger Community Partnership Grants have provided $300,000 over 2 years for every electorate in the country. Bennelong MP John Alexander assembled a local infrastructure committee to ensure these grants go where they can do the most good for our community. Perhaps no grant has exemplified this more than the $20,000 we have provided […]

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Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens Club celebrates 25 years

I am delighted to inform the House about a local organisation celebrating a big milestone later this year. The Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens Club will be celebrating 25 years since its foundation. The club is responsible for bringing together the Chinese community in Eastwood, one of the largest ethnic communities in my electorate of Bennelong. […]

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Australian Government budgets for a stronger infrastructure future in Bennelong

The Turnbull Government is committed to funding priority infrastructure projects and supporting the local community in Bennelong. Federal Member for Bennelong, John Alexander, said the 2016–17 Federal Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to foster Australia’s success in the 21st century. “The Australian Government is investing more than $50 billion […]

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Negative Gearing

“Negative gearing is a vital element of the property tax system that helps with the provision of affordable rental accommodation,” says Liberal MP John Alexander. “As with many policy areas there may be minor policy improvements that can be made to this system, but Labor’s irresponsible proposal to abolish access to negative gearing on existing […]

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