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Million-dollar funding boost for local scientists

Smiling and hoping those bees from the hives in the background won’t sting! Macquarie University will receive federal grant funding for three research projects that will ultimately benefit the environment and our farmers. Federal Member for Bennelong Mr John Alexander OAM MP said the Advancing Pest Animal and Weed Control Solutions Grant Program has awarded […]

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Two Bennelong based research projects have secured $3 million each in funding to further their research goals. The successful local small businesses were two of ten successful recipients of a $25 million funding injection from the Morrison Government. Glytherix are developing a new radioimmunotherapy treatment for hard cancer tumours.   Clearbox Systems are developing a sensor […]

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Netball back on court!

Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP was on hand to compete with State Member for Ryde The Hon Victor Dominello to score the first goal of the season. Alas after many years of being the first, this year Mr Alexander conceded the title to Mr Dominello, after a few near miss attempts.  [JA […]

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A new $1.5 billion Australian Government infrastructure package will provide an immediate injection into the economy and bring jobs back online to help stem the impact of COVID-19. John Alexander addresses the national media with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Premier Gladys Berejiklian and other state and federal MPs Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM […]

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Stryder drives forward with federal funding assistance

Community transport not-for-profit organisation Stryder received a federal volunteer grant of $5,000 recently to assist in driver training and fuel reimbursements for their volunteers. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP visited their headquarters at Gladesville to congratulate them and inspect their fleet. “Stryder provide critical transport services for those who are less mobile […]

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Australia’s first pop-up mobile COVID-19 testing station in Bennelong

The Weekly Times 10 June 2020 Australia’s first purpose built mobile COVID-19 testing station road-tested in Macquarie Park Bennelong is the innovation capital of Australia. The latest innovation for locals is a brand-new concept mobile drive through COVID-19 testing station. A coalition of organisations have come together to deliver this brand-new design and way of […]

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