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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Local Media Releases

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...


Local MPs take Rudd's health plan to Bankstown Hospital

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP and Federal Member for Banks, Daryl Melham MP today held a roundtable discussion at Bankstown Hospital to discuss the Rudd Government's Health and Hospital Plan. About 30 local health professionals attended, including Anthony... read more...


$995,000 for local Bankstown jobs project

"It will provide landscaping, removalist and basic handyman services to residents, agencies and business in the Bankstown area," Senator Arbib said. Member for Blaxland Jason Clare MP welcomed the funding for Creating Links. "This is a fantastic project and a great win for... read more...


Bankstown GPs back Rudd's doctor training plan

Local doctors have today thrown their support behind the Rudd Government's plan to double the number of GP training places. Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare MP said the doubling of GP training places from 600 to 1200 will help make it easier for residents to... read more...


$63.5 million for Bankstown schools

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP together with Federal Member for Banks, Daryl Melham MP, joined students from Yagoona Public School today to welcome the announcement of over $63.5 million in Government funding for 36 local schools, through the Smarter... read more...


New building project creates jobs and homes for locals

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today welcomed tenants into 24 newly completed social housing properties in Wentworth Street, Greenacre - a project that provided work for 73 tradesmen and 13 apprentices during construction. Mr Clare was joined by... read more...