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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. β€œStryder 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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$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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