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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

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Air Force 90th Anniversary Reception - RAAF Base Williams

    AIR FORCE 90TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION   OFFICERS MESS RAAF BASE WILLIAMS, POINT COOK VICTORIA   25 March 2011 Thank you Air Commodore Hewitson. Major General Jim Barry, Major-General David McLachlan, Air-Vice Marshal Chris Spence. Ladies and gentlemen. It’s... read more...


ANZAC Day care packages for our troops overseas

Minister for Defence Materiel and Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, has encouraged the local community to support our troops serving overseas by sending them care packages this ANZAC Day. “ANZAC Day is a day to remember the sacrifices our troops have made for our... read more...


Jason Clare to lead local students on trip to a lost part of our history

  Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare MP, will lead four young people from our local community on the Sandakan Death March in April. The four students who will be marching on the trek are: Sam Jalloh from Punchbowl Boys High School; Katherine Kopsaris from... read more...


Carbon Pricing

MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE Carbon Pricing SPEECH Thursday, 3 March 2011   Mr CLARE (Blaxland—Minister for Defence Materiel) (3.47 pm)—I welcome the opportunity to have this debate about jobs, the most important thing in Australia. This is a debate about jobs, and every... read more...


Joint Press Conference with Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Avalon

  TOPICS: Avalon International Air Show; Possible acquisition of a C-17 aircraft; China; Carbon price framework STEPHEN SMITH: Well, thanks very much for turning up. I'm very pleased to be here at the opening of the Avalon Air Show, together with the Minister for Defence... read more...


New $2 million Science facilities opened at Patrician Brothers’ College

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today officially opened the extended and refurbished science facilities at Patrician Brothers’ College in Fairfield, which were built as part of the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution (BER). Mr Clare... read more...


New $2.8 million classroom facilities opened at St Brendan’s School

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today officially opened four new classrooms at St Brendan’s School in Bankstown, which were built as part of the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution (BER). Mr Clare was joined at the opening by the... read more...


Queensland floods

 21 February 2011 Statement to the Parliament on the Queensland floods   Last time the parliament sat we heard a lot of stories about the incredible work that our pilots did in terrible conditions. This question gives me an opportunity to thank the men and women who put... read more...


New $5.8M Bankstown Arts Centre Officially Opened

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today officially opened the new $5.8 Million Arts Centre in Bankstown with the Premier of NSW, Kristina Keneally and the Mayor of Bankstown, Tania Mihailuk. The new Arts Centre is over 800 square metres and includes a... read more...


Federal Government rejects Bankstown Airport Master Plan

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP, today welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to reject Bankstown Airport’s 2010 draft Master Plan. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Anthony Albanese announced today he is not satisfied that the draft plan gave the... read more...