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$2.45 million federal support for Ryde Council

The Weekly Times 3 June 2020 In response to the COVID-19 economic stresses wrought upon local councils, the Morrison Government has brought forward local government grants budgeted for next year to the current financial year, and have also introduced the new $500 million Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander […]

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Scouts sailing into the future with boatshed renovation

Federal Member for Bennelong John Alexander OAM MP has welcomed the commencement of construction that will deliver the revamp of the Epping Scouts Boatshed facility at Meadowbank, partly funded by a federal government grant. The boatshed will be a state-of-the-art sailing facility, at the service of local young people and families. (L-R) Brent Carolan GM […]

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Office closed, but still open for business

BREAKING: In the interests of safety, I have closed the electorate office for the time being. My staff remain on duty, working remotely. Please contact the office with any issue, we’ll continue to serve you and respond to anything that needs attention. Please maintain social distancing to stop the spread of Coronavirus. We’ll be open […]

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Opinion Editorial: Common-wealth?

Fixing housing affordability The Australian dream is to own our own home. Home ownership is now at its lowest level in sixty years and is projected to sit below 50% in less than a decade. We have a housing affordability crisis. Liberal MP wants negative gearing capped to control house prices https://t.co/ZabOnd5uCb— Matthew Cranston (@mcranston1) […]

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Coronavirus information

Click to view and download information sheet Health information: General: https://www.health.gov.au All the factsheets in one place: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-resources Education information: https://www.dese.gov.au/news/coronavirus-covid-19 Our community is already being impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and I wanted to convey the latest information from the Chief Medical Officer and the Department of Health. I want to reassure you that whilst […]

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Clean Up Australia Day an inspiration

I joined a large diverse group of local volunteers last Sunday to participate in Clean Up Australia Day, including State Ryde Member of Parliament Victor Dominello, and Ryde City Councillors Jordan lane and Trenton Brown. We love our local area, especially the waterways of the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers; it’s important we come together […]

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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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