Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Local Media Releases

Jason Clare funds upgrade to Bankstown PCYC

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today announced $10,000 to upgrade the reception and youth room at the PCYC Bankstown. The upgrade includes new automatic doors at the entrance of the club and the instillation of air-conditioning in the youth room. This funding... read more...


Turnbull's $3 million cut to Bankstown Hospital

Bankstown Hospital will lose $3 million in funding as a result of Malcolm Turnbull’s cuts to public hospitals over the next three years.             Malcolm Turnbull has torn up the hospital funding agreement that the last Labor Government signed with the State Governments.... read more...


8 more life savers for Bankstown

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare MP and Mayor of the City of Canterbury Bankstown, Cr Khal Asfour today announced that a further eight new lifesaving defibrillators have been allocated to sporting clubs around Bankstown. This brings the total to 24 lifesaving... read more...


Happy 100th Birthday Ben

  Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, attended a very special morning tea at the Abel Tasman Village in Chester Hill today to congratulate Mr Ben Kruize who turns 100 on the 28th of March. Mr Kruize was raised in the Netherlands where his parents had a bakery.... read more...


Bankstown City Netball Association install much needed seating

  Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP provided $7,500 in funding for the Bankstown City Netball Association for five two-tier grandstands and seven new benches at Deverall Park. This provides much needed seats for the mums and dads, and grandmothers and grandfathers... read more...


Clare highlights extraordinary local community groups

   Federal MP for Blaxland Jason Clare brought Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services Jenny Macklin to Bankstown to meet with local community groups and hear first-hand about the challenges facing our community.  Mr Clare and Ms Macklin met with 20 community... read more...


Jason Clare helps local men suit up to find work

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today visited Metro Assist's Dress for Work store based in Bankstown to donate a suit for men in the community who are experiencing financial hardship. Dress for Work is a free service that provides professional business attire and... read more...


NDIS funding cuts hurt local families

Local kids with a disability have had their funding cut by up to 70% in the last month. Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP has been campaigning against these funding cuts and today met with local families to hear how they are being affected. The meeting was also... read more...


Jason Clare raises money for Bankstown Hospital School

Federal Member for Blaxland, the Hon Jason Clare MP has raised $2,800 for the Bankstown Hospital School to buy new equipment for the school’s outdoor learning area. Kids at Bankstown Hospital who are too sick to go to school are able to attend classes, or receive tutoring at... read more...


CLAN says thank you to Royal Commissioners

After 5 years, 1,200 witness accounts and more than 8,000 private sessions with survivors, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse delivered its final report on 15 December 2017. Today Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP and fellow... read more...