Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Local Media Releases

Local schools $32M worse off in Budget

Malcolm Turnbull has cut almost $32 million from our local schools in his unfair budget to pay for tax cuts to millionaires and big business. Chester Hill High School will be the hardest hit, with $2.7m worth of cuts. Local Federal MP Jason Clare said: “This will hurt our... read more...


PCYC Ready To Hit The Road

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare has visited the Bankstown PCYC to check out the new mini-bus. Mr Clare provided $16,000 from his Stronger Communities Fund. Mr Clare said the new bus would increase participation, “The new mini-bus means more opportunities for young... read more...


Can-Do Canteen Repairs

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare has visited the completed $9,000 upgrade to Bankstown City Netball Association’s canteen at Deverall Park that he funded through his Stronger Communities Fund. Mr Clare said “The upgrades replaced flooring in the canteen, two offices... read more...


Ice Man Turnbull Freezes Family Payments

The Turnbull Government has given the cold shoulder to the families of Bankstown freezing Family Tax Benefit Payment rates for two years whilst giving millionaires a tax cut. These cuts mean 18,000 local families will be up to $605 worse off over the next two years. At the... read more...


Nothing to 'Awn' at.

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare has inspected the $9,000 completed upgrade to awnings at St Stephen’s Anglican Church in Villawood that he funded through his Stronger Communities Fund. Mr Clare said “I’m very excited to see this project complete and to be able to... read more...


18,000 Bankstown families hit by Turnbull's latest cuts

  18,000 local families in Bankstown will be hit hard as a result of the Turnbull Government’s latest rounds of cuts. The cuts to Family Tax Benefits, will mean a family with two children on an income of $60,000 will be $750 worse off per year. A family with three children... read more...


Hundreds of Bankstown Residents Hit by Turnbull Stuff Up

Hundreds of local residents are being sent threatening letters every week from the Turnbull Government demanding payment of debts which they do not in fact owe. The letters are part of the Turnbull Government’s new flawed Centrelink debt recovery system. The letters demand... read more...


Community Service Awards

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP has recognised the exceptional efforts of 41 local school students at the eighth annual Community Service Awards Ceremony held at Bankstown Sports Club. The ceremony was attended by over 200 guests including families, school... read more...


New Opportunities Arrive in the Heart of Bankstown

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare and Bankstown Multicultural Youth Service (BMYS) have launched a new space at the PepperTree Café in the heart of Bankstown, thanks to $20,000 of funding from Mr Clare’s Stronger Communities Fund. Mr Clare said “This new... read more...


Sydney first for people with a disability

Sydney’s first fully accessible amenities facility in a public park has been opened today at Bankstown City Gardens, by City of Canterbury Bankstown Administrator Richard Colley, General Manager Matthew Stewart, and Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare. Called a... read more...