About AAAB

Our mission

Formed in 2007, AAAB is an alliance of local community organisations and community leaders promoting harmony in the Federal electorate of Bennelong.

The aims of AAAB include to represent the views of the local immigrant community, promote multiculturalism, cultural harmony and understanding, communicate the views of local residents to local councils, State and Federal MPs, and community education.

Board

The executive committee of AAAB represents a diverse cross-section of the Bennelong community including media, government, non-profit and small business organisations. AAAB is an independent and non partisan organisation.

The 2016/2017 Board:

President: Justin Li

Vice President: Agnes Shim

Treasurer: Jeffrey Tse

Secretary: Esther Lee

Public Officer: Wilson Fu

Honorary Past Presidents: Danny Yap, Hugh Lee OAM, Brad Chan

Past AAAB Presidents Danny Yap, Brad Chan and Hugh Lee OAM

About Bennelong

Bennelong is located in the State of New South Wales and covers an area of approximately 58 sq km from Roselea and Melrose Park in the west, bounded by the Parramatta River in the south and the Lane Cove River in the east, with the Lane Cove River, Devlins Creek and the Hills Motorway providing the northern boundary. Suburbs include Denistone, Epping, East Ryde, Eastwood, Macquarie Park, Marsfield, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, North Ryde, Ryde, West Ryde and parts of Carlingford, Ermington and Gladesville.

Bennelong is the derived from the Aboriginal name and was a senior man who served as a bridge between the Aboriginal and Anglo Saxon cultures at the time of the first British settlement in Australia in 1788.

The current Federal Member for Bennelong is John Alexander. Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard held the seat of Bennelong from 1974-2007, and high profile former ABC journalist Maxine McKew from 2007-2010.