Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Media

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...


Government Services

Jason Clare, Member for Blaxland When people come into our office looking for help they really do not care about the three different tiers of government; they just want help. They get pretty frustrated when you tell them that their problem is a local government or a state... 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...


Not all heroes wear their undies on the outside.

  Sunday Telegraph, 25/04/2010 Bruce Kingsbury was a real estate agent from Melbourne. Keith Botterill was a textile worker from Sydney. They never knew each other but they shared a common bond. They were two ordinary blokes who did extraordinary things. Bruce joined the... 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...


Why learning to read and write is more important than ever before

Sunday Telegraph, 04/04/2010 A bloke called Thomas Clare was arrested on the streets of Dublin 180 years ago and shipped off to Australia. His heinous crime? Stealing books. I think it's a great story. He was sent to the other end of the earth for wanting to read, and now... 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...


Australian Workplace Conference

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** IntroductionI was the first person in my family to go to university. The first to finish high school. I remember how important my father thought it was that I finish school, and how proud he was when I got my law degree. He had dreamed of me... 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...


NESA Working Communities International Congress

****CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY****Thank you Glenn [Capelli] for that introduction. I was in the Illawarra this morning, about an hour's drive south of Sydney running a Jobs Expo. The idea is pretty simple. We put employers with jobs in the same room as people looking for work.... read more...