Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Local Media Releases

Media Statement: Constable Bill Crews

“My deepest condolences go to the family, friends and colleagues of Constable Bill Crews. “Our local community owes him a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid. “This is a terrible reminder that the work our local police do is difficult and at times very dangerous.... read more...


Welcoming the babies 2010

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today announced 'Welcoming the Babies 2010' will be held in Paul Keating Park, Bankstown, on Saturday, 25 September from 9am – 10:30am as part of The Bankstown Children's Festival. "Every baby that attends will receive a... read more...


Funding for Memorial Oval redevelopment

The Gillard Labor Government will provide more than $2.7 million towards the redevelopment of Memorial Oval in Bankstown. The announcement was made at the oval today by Minister for Infrastructure, Anthony Albanese, Labor Member for Banks, Daryl Melham, and Labor... read more...


National trade cadetships to prepare Bankstown students for work

The Gillard Labor Government will help Bankstown students prepare for a career in the trades with the new National Trade Cadetship program. National Trade Cadetships will be offered to students from years 9 to 12 from 2012 under the National Curriculum. They will... read more...


'The Football Diaries' to kick goals in South Africa

Arts Minister Peter Garrett today visited performing arts company Urban Theatre Projects in Bankstown to wish them well on their tour of South Africa. "Urban Theatre Projects will take their production, The Football Diaries, to the world during the 2010 FIFA World Cup," Mr... read more...


Government Services One-Stop-Shop

A total of 20 different agencies from Federal, State and Local Government will come together under one roof on Thursday June 10 at Bankstown Town Hall from 6:30pm – 8:00pm for a Government Services One-Stop-Shop, initiated by Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare."When... read more...


Budget means more apprentices for Blaxland

The Rudd Government will invest almost $80 million to extend the Apprentice Kickstart initiative which boosted traditional trade apprenticeship numbers above pre-global recession levels in just one year. Apprentice Kickstart more than triples the commencement bonus... read more...


Budget 2010: Delivering for Bankstown

Federal MP for Blaxland, Jason Clare together with Federal MP for Banks, Daryl Melham and Labor Candidate for Hughes Brent Thomas have welcomed the Rudd Labor Government's third budget. The Budget showed that the Australian economy is emerging from the global recession well,... read more...


Thank you to our local volunteers

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today visited the Bankstown State Emergency Service (SES) in Bass Hill to honour the many volunteers who regularly give their time, their enthusiasm and their hard work to help others. National Volunteer Week will be held... read more...


More Federal money to fix local black spots

Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese and Blaxland MP Jason Clare today announced the Rudd Labor Government will provide $491,750 to fix four dangerous black spots. The approved projects are:• Intersection of Chapel Road and French Avenue at... read more...