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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Local Media Releases

Bankstown Housing - Good news repossessions down, sales up

"In August last year 60 homes were repossessed by the Bankstown Sheriff. Last month it was 20," Mr Clare said. "This is a massive turnaround. Two years ago sheriffs were flat out having to repossess homes. Now real estate agents are flat out finding places for people to... read more...


Thank You

In Parliament Mr Clare said, "Their generosity is a testament to the character of Western Sydney. Not the Western Sydney you normally read about in the paper or see too often on the TV, but the Western Sydney I know and grew up in. "Nothing that we do can restore the lives... read more...


Sydney's first Men's Health Forum

"Men are often reluctant to talk about their own health. This forum will look at how we can change this. I hope it provides an opportunity for men to speak about any health issues they may have. I have invited the Minister for Health, Nicola Roxon to the forum to listen to... read more...


Medicare-eligible MRI unit for Bankstown

Earlier last year, the Government confirmed 15 locations for new Medicare-eligible MRI services, including Bankstown and applications were invited from potential providers for assessment. The Department of Health and Ageing will work with the Sydney South West Area Health... read more...


Jason Clare's Gift to Cabramatta Public School

The framed flag flew above the House of Representatives on the day that Mr Clare gave his first speech to Parliament on 18 February 2008. Jason Clare was a student at Cabramatta Public School between 1977 and 1983. "It's great to be back at my old school, to give you this... read more...


Home Budget Kit Launched

The Home Budget Kit provides local residents with the information they need to develop a family budget. It takes them through a six-step process that identifies where money is coming from, and where it is going. "I hope this kit helps local families to sit down together and... read more...


Beyond Kokoda

"History students from six local high schools; Bankstown Grammar Birrong Girls High School Chester Hill High School La Salle College Malek Fahd Islamic School St Euphemia College were joined by mums and dads, seniors and veterans at yesterday's event," Mr Clare... read more...


Jason Clare MP opens new hearing centre

‘This issue was first raised with me by Narelle Buckingham at my first street meeting in Yagoona in June last year. It was also raised again with Minister Joe Ludwig by Hilda and Charlie Garwood of Greenacre when we held a public meeting with him in April this year.... read more...


Make Poverty History

The group of eight students accompanied by teachers Mr Greg Trainor and Ms Azadeh Shafi-Beigli visited Parliament as part of a national campaign to make poverty history around the world. In Parliament, Mr Clare spoke about the many people he has the privilege to represent... read more...


Bankstown Children's Festival to benefit from a $5,000 Community Relation's Grant

"This funding will assist the Children's Festival to deliver this special event which promotes respect, fairness, inclusion and a sense of belonging for everyone. "I would like to congratulate the Children's Festival on receiving this grant. Festival President Thuat Nguyen... read more...