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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

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...


Australian Defence Magazine Conference

Address to the Australian Defence Magazine Conference Hyatt Hotel Canberra 16 February, 2011   A BIG YEAR AHEAD   ***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** Last year at the Land Warfare Conference I told the story of a Private I met at Robertson Barracks who had just returned to... read more...


Australian Natural Disasters

CONDOLENCES Australian Natural Disasters SPEECH Thursday, 10 February 2011 Mr Clare (Blaxland) (Minister for Defence Materiel) (12:53 PM) —I too wish to add my sincere condolences to those who have had loved ones ripped from their arms by the terrible events of the last... read more...


Peppertree Café serves up 73 jobs to young people in Bankstown

Federal Member for Blaxland Jason Clare MP today officially opened the Peppertree Café which was funded through the Australian Government’s Jobs Fund. The newly renovated youth café in Bankstown has created 73 local jobs and 32 work experience positions. “The... read more...