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ALEXANDER, John GilbertBiography for ALEXANDER, John Gilbert

Member for Bennelong (NSW)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales, 2010.. Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales, 2010., 2013 and .17..

Committee Service

Joint Standing: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.09.2016 to 15.09.2016; Trade and Investment Growth from 14.09.2016 to 11.11.2017; Treaties from 07.11.2016 to 11.11.2017; Treaties from 12.02.2018.

House of Representatives Standing: Privileges and Members' Interests from 25.10.2010 to 23.05.2012; Tax and Revenue from 04.12.2013 to 12.10.2015 (Chair from 11.12.2013 to 26.03.2015); Economics from 12.02.2015 to 12.10.2015; Infrastructure and Communications from 09.09.2015 to 13.10.2015; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 13.10.2015 to 09.05.2016 (Chair from 13.10.2015 to 09.05.2016); Economics from 13.10.2015 to 09.05.2016; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 14.09.2016 to 11.11.2017 (Chair from 14.09.2016 to 11.11.2017); Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 05.02.2018 (Chair from 05.02.2018); Communications and the Arts from 10.09.2018.


Born 04.07.1951, Sydney, Australia.

Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Professional tennis player 1968-85

Corporate event manager 1986-2000

Sports commentator 1986-2010

Chair, Player Development Committee, Tennis Australia 1994-2004

Sports club developer 1998-2010

Federation Cup Captain/Coach 2005


Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, 26.01.1992

Australian Sports Medal, 2000


Description: Inner Metropolitan

Location: northern Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Carlingford (part), Denistone, Epping, Gladesville (part), Macquarie Park, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, North Ryde and Ryde.

Area: 60 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 105962 (at 02.07.2016)

Industries: light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses.