Mr John Alexander OAM, MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Resigned 11.11.17,
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Privileges and Members' Interests from 25.10.10 to 23.5.12; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 12.10.15 (Chair from 11.12.13 to 26.3.15); Economics from 12.2.15 to 12.10.15 and from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16; Infrastructure and Communications from 9.9.15 to 13.10.15; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16) and from 14.9.16 (Chair from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17) to 11.11.17.
  • Joint Standing: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17; Trade and Investment Growth from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17; Treaties from 7.11.16 to 11.11.17.
Personal
  • Born 4.7.1951, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and occupation 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.
Electorate
    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: 105 962 (at 2.7.16).

    Industries: light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses.
Honours
  • Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, January 1992.
  • Australian Sports Medal 2000.