Mr John Alexander OAM

Mr John Alexander OAM

Former Member

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016. Resigned 11.11.2017. Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales at by-election 2017, vice J Alexander (resigned). Re-elected 2019. Retired prior to general elections 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Privileges and Members' Interests served from 25.10.2010 to 23.5.2012; Privileges and Members' Interests served from 4.12.2013 to 5.12.2013; Tax and Revenue served as Chair from 4.12.2013 to 4.3.2015; Economics served as Chair from 12.2.2015 to 12.10.2015; Tax and Revenue served from 5.3.2015 to 12.10.2015; Infrastructure and Communications served from 9.9.2015 to 13.10.2015; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities served as Chair from 13.10.2015 to 9.5.2016; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities served as Chair from 14.9.2016 to 11.11.2017; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities served as Chair from 5.2.2018 to 11.4.2022; Communications and the Arts served from 10.9.2018 to 11.4.2019; Appropriations and Administration served from 4.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Environment and Energy served from 25.10.2021 to 11.4.2022
  • Joint Standing: Trade and Investment Growth served from 14.9.2016 to 11.11.2017; Treaties served from 7.11.2016 to 11.11.2017; Treaties served from 12.2.2018 to 1.7.2019; Migration served from 23.7.2019 to 11.4.2022
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings served from 14.9.2016 to 15.9.2016
Parliamentary party positions
  • Liberal Party of Australia. Served: 21.08.2010 to 11.11.2017, 16.12.2017 to 11.04.2022
  • Born: 4.7.1951, Sydney, Australia
  • Gender: Male
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Professional tennis player from 1968 to 1985.
  • Corporate event manager from 1986 to 2000.
  • Sports commentator from 1986 to 2010.
  • Chair of the Player Development Committee at Tennis Australia from 1994 to 2004.
  • Sports club developer from 1998 to 2010.
  • Federation Cup Captain/Coach, 2005.
  • Name: Bennelong
  • Location: Bennelong covers an area from Ermington (part) and Melrose Park in the west, bounded by the Parramatta River in the south and Pittwater Road and the Lane Cove River in the east, with the M2 Motorway, Devlins Creek and Lane Cove River providing the northern boundary. Suburbs include Denistone, Epping, Gladesville (part), Macquarie Park, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, North Ryde, Ryde and parts of Carlingford (part).
  • Area: 60 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 108,815 (at 11.6.2019)
  • Industries: Light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses.
  • Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, 26.1.1992.
  • Awarded the Australian Sports Medal, 30.8.2000.

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